Delaware

Officers Subject to Recall:

  • None.

Key Steps in the Recall Process:

  • Delaware has neither recall nor initiative process. Get legislators to sponsor a bill on recall.

Court Activity

No current cases.

News & Commentary

Mayoral Recall Drives Go Viral | 04/12/11

"Buoyed by the viral power of the Internet and rising anti-government sentiment, disgruntled voters have set off a rash of recall drives against mayors in cities across the USA. The urge to oust city leaders has intensified in the struggling economy as more mayors raise taxes and cut services to close budget shortfalls. Fifty-seven mayors faced recall attempts last year, up from 23 in 2009, according to Ballotpedia, a non-profit that tracks recall elections. So far this year: 15."

Click here for the full story from DelawareOnline.com.

Each state has its own requirements as to the manner in which petitions must be collected, signed and filed. It is imperative that official recall committees are legally formed in each state according to the state laws and regulations. The handling of the petitions must comply with the laws and regulations of each state.