Legislative Update, Monday, September 19, 2022

Legislative Update, Monday, September 19, 2022

Legislative Update, Monday, September 19, 2022

2022 Primary Election 

 

The primary election was last Tuesday, September 13. The only statewide primary race was a Democratic primary for State Auditor. In that race, the incumbent, Kathleen McGuiness, lost to challenger Lydia York, with York garnering some 71% of the vote. According to the Department of Elections, statewide turnout among eligible voters was only 16.2%.  

 

Two General Assembly incumbents lost to primary opponents. Senator Colin Bonini (R-Dover) lost in a three-way primary where Kent County Levy Court Commissioner Eric Buckson emerged victorious. Buckson is unopposed in the General Election. The House Majority Whip, Representative Larry Mitchell (D-Elsmere), lost his primary race to challenger DeShanna Neal. Neal will face Republican challenger Carlucci Coelho in the general election on Tuesday, November 8.

 

For view the results of other primary races, visit the following page on: https://elections.delaware.gov/results/html/index.shtml?electionId=PR2022.

 

2022 General Election

 

The general election will be held on Tuesday, November 8.  For a list of candidates on the general election ballot in Delaware, visit: 

 

https://elections.delaware.gov/services/candidate/genl_fcddt_2022.shtml

 

  

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