General Townsend Elections and Voter Information

Annual municipal elections for the Town Council shall be held on the first Saturday in May. The Town Council shall have the power to declare no election in the event that only one candidate is available for each election position within the Town.  Additional information follows:

Voter Qualifications:

Every person who shall have reached the age of eighteen years, who is a citizen of the United States, and who has resided within the town limits for ninety (90) consecutive days immediately preceding the election and/or who has been a legal owner of property within the corporate limits of The Town of Townsend for ninety (90) consecutive days immediately preceding the election shall be entitled to vote at the Annual Municipal Election.

Voter Registration:

To be eligible to vote in Town elections, any resident or property owner within the corporate limits of the Town of Townsend must be registered to vote in the State of Delaware. If you are not registered to vote you can register online at:

Ways To Vote:

You may vote by either of the following:

In person, at the Town Hall, located at 141 Main Street, Townsend, DE on the FIRST Saturday of May during the posted times established by Town Council,


By Absentee Ballot acquired at the Town Hall.