Delaware

Overview

Delaware Redistricting Process

Congressional

As of the 2010 U.S. Census, Delaware only has one at-large congressional district.

Legislative

Legislative maps are enacted by the State Legislature. The Governor can veto the plans.

The Legislature can override a veto with a three-fifths vote. Democrats currently have a veto-proof majority in the lower chamber. No party has a veto-proof majority in the upper chamber.

Challenges to the maps are litigated in the Superior Court.

Source: Del. Const. art. II, §§ 2, 2A. 29 Del. Code §§ 801-806.


Ballot Measure Process

Kinds of Ballot Measures
Only the Delaware General Assembly may refer amendments to the ballot. There is no initiative or referendum process.

Source: Del. Const. art. XVI.


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