The State of Delaware was preceded by "The Three Lower Counties
on the Delaware River" which was a territorial colony operating within
the Province of Pennsylvania.
Delaware broke ties from the United Kingdom and from Pennslyvania
on June 15, 1776 (known as Separation Day). It was on this date that
Delaware as a state officially began.
Original Swedish colony..."Colony of New Sweden"
2010 Election Calendar
JULY 13, 2010
Deadline at 12 Noon for Democrats and Republicans to file for office.
SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
Deadline at 4:30 p.m. for minor parties to nominate candidates, and for the
Democratic and Republican Parties to nominate candidates for offices
where no one filed as a candidate for their party for an office.
SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
PRIMARY ELECTION. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. EST
NOVEMBER 2, 2010
GENERAL ELECTION. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. EST