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State Government
  Governor  Jack Markell 2 12 +40.75%
 Lieutenant Governor 
  Attorney General  Matt Denn 1 14 +13.54%
  Treasurer  Ken Simpler 1 14 +9.96%
  Auditor  Robert Thomas Wagner Jr. 5 14 +8.44%
  Insurance Commissioner  Karen Weldin Stewart 2 12 +24.27%
  DE State Senate  Democratic Party Control 0 14 +14.29%
  DE State House  Democratic Party Control 1 14 +21.95%
  President  Barack Obama 2 12 +18.63%
  Senate Class I  Thomas R. Carper 4 12 +37.47%
  Senate Class II  Chris Coons 1 14 +13.60%
House of Representatives
  DE - At-Large  John C. Carney Jr. 3 14 +22.50%
County List
 DE Counties 

% Of Total VotesOfficeDelaware WinnerYrDelaware Votes% of Sub% Vs. Full Race

Maryland, United States  
New Jersey, United States  
Pennsylvania, United States  

Created From
[X] Delaware Colony
Parents > United States  
Established June 15, 1776
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifiedScott³ July 21, 2010 03:34am
DescriptionThe State of Delaware was preceded by "The Three Lower Counties
on the Delaware River"
which was a territorial colony operating within
the Province of Pennsylvania.

Delaware broke ties from the United Kingdom and from Pennslyvania
on June 15, 1776 (known as Separation Day). It was on this date that
Delaware as a state officially began.

Original Swedish colony..."Colony of New Sweden"

2010 Election Calendar
JULY 13, 2010
Deadline at 12 Noon for Democrats and Republicans to file for office.
Deadline at 4:30 p.m. for minor parties to nominate candidates, and for the
Democratic and Republican Parties to nominate candidates for offices
where no one filed as a candidate for their party for an office.
SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
PRIMARY ELECTION. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. EST
NOVEMBER 2, 2010
GENERAL ELECTION. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. EST
PVID+7.49 ( D+7.54 R-7.23 I-0.03 N-0.08 LBT-0.05 G+0.10 CST-0.09 PFP-0.05 J-0.03 IR-0.02 A'sP-0.03 )


DE CD At-Large -

Largest Population Cities [More]  
# City County Population As Of
1 Wilmington New Castle 72,592 2008-07-01
2 Dover Kent 36,107 2008-07-01
3 Newark New Castle 29,886 2008-07-01
4 Middletown New Castle 12,152 2008-07-01
5 Smyrna Kent 8,603 2008-07-01
6 Milford Sussex 8,511 2008-07-01
7 Seaford Sussex 7,260 2008-07-01
8 Elsmere New Castle 5,688 2008-07-01
9 Georgetown Sussex 5,233 2008-07-01
10 New Castle New Castle 4,977 2008-07-01
Largest Population Counties  
# County Population As Of
1 New Castle 534,634 2009-07-01
2 Sussex 192,747 2009-07-01
3 Kent 157,741 2009-07-01

Constitution Party of Delaware  Discuss
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Delaware Watch  Discuss
Democratic Party of Delaware  Discuss
Dover Post  Discuss
First State Politics  Discuss
Green Party of Delaware  Discuss
Independent Party of Delaware  Discuss
Libertarian Party of Delaware  Discuss
Republican Party of Delaware  Discuss
State of Delaware Department of Elections  Discuss
Sussex County Online  Discuss
The Sussex Countian  Discuss
Wilmington News Journal News Website  Discuss

Pty Amount % As Of Contributor
D 292,712 47.33% Jul 01, 2012 RBH
R 179,141 28.97% Jul 01, 2012 RBH
I 146,535 23.70% Jul 01, 2012 RBH



Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
Jan 01, 1900 06:00am Jan 01, 1900 07:00pm General Election DE Poll Open and Close Times Set  RP 
Sep 14, 2010 06:00am Sep 14, 2010 07:00pm Primary Election DE Primary Election  RP 
Apr 24, 2012 01:00am Apr 24, 2012 01:00am Presidential Primary DE Presidential Primary  Picimpalious 
Sep 11, 2012 07:00pm Sep 11, 2012 07:00pm Primary Election DE Primary Election  RP 
Sep 09, 2014 06:00am Sep 09, 2014 07:00pm Primary Election DE Primary Election  RP 
Sep 13, 2016 06:00am Sep 13, 2016 09:00pm Primary Election DE Primary Election  RP 

Title Purchase Contributor
The Philadelawareans, and Other Essays Relating To Delaware  Purchase Scott³ 
Only in Delaware: Politics and Politicians in the First State  Purchase Scott³ 

Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jun 01, 2011 01:00am Analysis Delaware politics: Democrats diluting black vote, data show  Article Scott³ 
Apr 16, 2011 12:00pm News Delaware to be eighth state to recognize gay civil unions  Article The Sunset Provision 
Mar 26, 2011 01:00am Idiocy Hoop screams: Couple protests [basketball] pole's removal  Article Mr. Matt 
May 10, 2010 06:00am Amusing Dear pollsters: Del. hasn’t been part of Penn. since 1704  Article Scott³ 
Mar 13, 2009 10:00pm News [DE] GOP will try to defend its volleyball title Saturday  Article Scott³ 
Mar 31, 2008 02:00pm Legal Ruling NEW JERSEY v. DELAWARE  Article Scott³ 

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