Referendum 2024 – Dates and Locations

Vote in Colonial’s referendum
February 29, 2024

For Dates and Polling Locations 
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Be a champion for the 2024 CSD Referendum!

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Referendum Date: February 29, 2024

Polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Department of Elections website

School Elections Eligibility

To vote in public school elections you must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States and the State of Delaware.
  • Be domiciled within the school district for which the election is being conducted.
  • Be 18 years of age on or before the day of the election.

You must also provide proof of identity and address. This includes:

  • Delaware driver’s license
  • Delaware ID card
  • Work ID card with photo and home address
  • U. S. postal material with street address

A voter may also show other reasonable documents which by themselves or in conjunction with another document identifies the person and their address such as:

  • A State of Delaware vehicle registration card
  • A recent utility bill
  • A rent receipt
  • A signed Social Security Card
  • A telephone directory listing in a current phone book

Absentee Ballot

Unable to go to a polling place? Registered voters can apply for an absentee ballot for the referendum by accessing the voter portal at The Department of Elections will send these absentee ballots through the U.S. Mail, as Delaware Code prohibits electronic delivery or return of referendum ballots.


  • Castle Hills Elementary School: 502 Moores Ln, New Castle, DE 19720
  • Howard Weston Senior Center: 1 Bassett Ave, New Castle, DE 19720
  • Kingswood Community Center: 2300 Bowers St, Wilmington, DE 19802
  • McCullough Middle School: 20 Chase Ave, New Castle, DE 19720
  • New Castle Senior Center: 400 South St, New Castle, DE 19720
  • Pleasantville Elementary School: 16 Pleasant Pl, New Castle, DE 19720
  • Route 9 Library & Innovation Center: 3022 New Castle Ave, New Castle, DE 19720
  • Southern Elementary School: 795 Cox Neck Rd, New Castle, DE 19720
  • Victory Christian Fellowship: 100 Wilton Blvd, New Castle, DE 19720
  • Wilbur Elementary School: 4050 Wrangle Hill Rd, Bear, DE 19701
  • William Penn High School: 713 E Basin Rd, New Castle, DE 19720

Community Forums

Come to ask questions and learn more about our upcoming referendum. Meeting will also be livestreamed at

Support for Seniors: YES, the State of Delaware does offer tax relief for seniors.

Individuals 65 and older, who meet a residency requirement (3 years if you established residency before 12/31/2017; 10 years if you established residency after that date), are eligible for a school tax credit of up to $400 on their principle residence. A School Tax Credit Application can be found at: Seniors may also apply for additional reductions in sewer and county property tax based on income. For more information about these programs, call the County at 302-395-5520.