DELAWARE - 11 contested school board elections will take place in Delaware on May 14th and the League of Women's Voters is stepping up to inform the public about the candidates.

The group's president, Martha Redmond, says only 1.8% of eligible voters actually hit the polls and that that's why they're providing more candidate information to increase the ballot count.

U.S. citizens who are 18 and older can enter their address on and research the candidates they will vote for in the district in which they live.

"You can read as to what each candidate put in as to what they were standing for," Redmond explains. Their answers to questions concerning the school system, " she explains.

Redmond says the site will also help voters see where their polling locations are.

Voters who wish to cast an absentee ballot can go to the Sussex County School Board of Elections. That deadline is Monday, May 13th at noon.

On election day, the polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.