THE DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT IN Delaware
MAKE AN IMPACT FOR DEMOCRACY
Democracy starts with each of us—and together, we can make a major impact when we speak up for what’s right. We know the ultimate power in a democracy is the people. We are powerful, fearless, ordinary Americans working together to build a democracy that works for us all.
Take action! Join in the democracy work of the organizations below:
- ACLU of Delaware
- Common Cause Delaware
- Delaware Coalition for Open Government
- League of Women Voters of Delaware
- NAACP Delaware
LEARN MORE ABOUT NEW VOTING AND ELECTION BILLS IN DELAWARE
An online database created by the Brennan Center has all the most recent information on restrictive and expansive voting bills that are being proposed or have passed in your state. Make sure to stay up-to-date!
VISIT A ‘ONE-STOP-SHOP’ FOR ELECTION INFO: VOTE411.ORG FOR DELAWARE
VOTE411 is a “one-stop-shop” for election information created by League of Women Voters. Get your Personalized Voting Information to find your polling place, see what’s on your ballot, check your voter registration, learn ID requirements, and much more!
VOLUNTEER AT THE POLLS IN DELAWARE
An online portal developed by the Fair Elections Center to share state by state information on poll worker requirements and applications for each state.
LEARN WHERE THE POLITICAL MONEY COMES FROM IN DELAWARE
A searchable database by Open Secrets with profiles showing you who’s making the big political contributions in your state, as well as where the money’s coming from.
LEARN HOW DEMOCRACY REFORMS BECOME LAW IN DELAWARE
Twenty-four states, including Delaware, do not feature a process for citizen-led ballot initiatives. This means that a state legislator must sponsor a bill in order for it to be voted on to become law. This requires you to be in relationship with your state legislatures. Some tactics used in these states to pressure on them to act are community powered lobbying, marching, and nonviolent civil disobedience. LEARN MORE!
Delaware DEMOCRACY REFORM AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL IS POSSIBLE TOO!
Learn more about the Freedom to Vote Act.
TAKE THE END GERRYMANDERING IN DELAWARE PLEDGE!
If we can ensure a fair and transparent redistricting process, then we can truly hold legislators accountable on the issues we care about — like education, the environment, taxes, infrastructure, criminal and civil justice, and more. Speak out for what is right by adding your name to the End Gerrymandering Delaware Pledge today!
GUARD YOUR OWN VOTE!
The right to vote and have our voices heard is fundamental to our democracy. Our democracy is stronger when every eligible American participates, confident that when they cast a vote that it will be counted as cast. Make sure you are registered to vote and know where your polling place is located!
U.S. Senate Fails to Pass Pro-Voter Bill
Tonight, the U.S. Senate again allowed its Republican members to block legislation protecting Americans’ freedom to vote.Delaware Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons voted to advance the bill past the partisan roadblock – but the effort failed in the closely-divided chamber.
STATEWIDE VOTING COALITION PUSHES FOR EXPANDED ACCESS TO THE BALLOT WITH VIRTUAL ADVOCACY DAY
A statewide coalition of voting rights advocates held a virtual advocacy day in support of House Bill 75 (HB 75) and other legislative measures that would expand access to the ballot.