The NVRA does not prescribe a method of removal for names of registrants who have died, who are mentally incapacitated, who have been convicted of a crime, or who request removal themselves. Therefore, the State could use 15 Del. C. ch. 17 procedures to remove a name if the valid reason is mental incapacity, criminal conviction or individual request. Specifically, if a registrant is deceased, proper removal is outlined in 15 Del. C. § 1705. However, chapter 17 procedures could not be used to address an individual's change of residence in a Federal election. The State must use the method supplied by the Federal statutes and regulations which may require changes in Title 15 and the enactment of regulations by the State Elections Commissioner.
In reviewing the specific case of the registrant who gave a mailing address instead of a residence address, an improper address should be corrected by procedures that comply with the NVRA. Therefore, to use the 15 Del. C. § 1702 method of removal in this case would be improper in a Federal election. An attempt to correct the registration problem, as you have proposed, would be proper as it affords the registrant the same opportunity that would have been afforded her had the problem been identified before her application was accepted.
If the registrant's reply to your letter acknowledges that she