Delaware Constitution

The Constitution of the State of Delaware was adopted on June 4, 1897.  It is the fourth and current governing document for Delaware.  It consists of a preamble and 17 articles.

The Delaware Constitution provides that the legislature has authority to amend it without a referendum.  According to Article XVI, Section 1, of the Delaware Constitution, amendments to the Constitution may be proposed in the Senate or House of Representatives.  If agreed by two-thirds of all the members elected to each House, the proposed amendment or amendments shall become part of the Constitution.

Full text of Delaware Constitution: http://delcode.delaware.gov/constitution/


Inside Delaware Constitution