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The LWV of New Castle County publishes They Represent You, which lists all elected officials from Delaware who hold federal, state, New Castle County, Wilmington, and Newark offices. If you want to print out this document you need to know that it is formatted in legal size, and you must use legal size paper in order to have an optimal print. This publication is updated every two years following general elections and more frequently when there are changes between elections.

New Castle County -- "The First County in the First State"

The County offices are located at:

NCC Government Center
87 Reads Way
New Castle, DE 19720


Besides "They Represent You," here are links to some other sources on-line:

New Castle County Home Page. Has direct links to all County offices, including Row Offices (Clerk of the Peace, Recorder of Deeds, Register of Wills, and Sheriff), Property Tax Information, and other county matters.

County Laws and Code. Links to the complete County Code as well as direct links to the Unified Development Code, the Building Code, and the Property Maintenance Code.

Office of the County Executive. Includes links to the County Budget and County Initiatives such as environmentally friendly and smart energy programs, a free prescription card program, senior programs, and others.

County Council. Members, Agendas and Minutes, Audio Archives, District Maps. Click on a photo of any County Council Member to see his or her own page with a bio, contact information, a district map, and other highlights.

Frequently Asked FOIA Questions. How to request public information from the county.

New Castle County's Open Checkbook. An interactive and searchable site that includes detailed information on all county finances, launched by County Executive Matthew Meyer in July 2017.

Local Government

The Delaware League of Local Governments provides links to websites, lists of mayors/managers, days and times of municipal council or commission meetings, municipal codes, election dates, and more.

The State of Delaware

Delaware State Government. Citizen Services, Business Services, State Agencies, press releases, blogs, Facebook and Twitter sites, a photo gallery, and more.

General Assembly. Lists your legislators, committees, meetings when in session, allows you to do a bill search, and more.

Elections Commission. Direct access to voting, elections, scanned campaign contribution reports by year and candidate, and more.

Delaware State Code. Organized by Title (topic). Titles can be downloaded to most eBooks.

Information about Delaware State Freedom of Information Act. Includes FOIA rules and an information request form, as well as state Attorney General opinions on past FOIA complaints.

Congressional Delegation

The following links to our Congressional delegation allow you to learn our legislators' committee assignments, issues, their latest news releases, how to secure constituent services or sign up for e-newsletters or blogs as well as general contact information.

Senator Tom Carper

Senator Chris Coons

Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester

Watch Most Recent U.S. House Floor Activity