Rep. Mike Ramone, left (State of Delaware) won the election over Dr. Frank Burns (Facebook/Frank Burns)

Rep. Mike Ramone prevails in election recount

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

A recount in a northern Delaware state representative race confirmed the earlier reported results. Rep. Mike Ramone, R-Pike Creek, defeated Democrat Frank Burns by 41 votes in the recount — up from 35 votes in the earlier count. “One of the most important parts of our elections is the integrity of the system,” Ramone said. “I am proud to be …


Voters head to the polls in Delaware’s general election

Charlie Megginson, Jarek RutzGovernment, Headlines

With hours to go before polls close, nearly 200,000 Delawareans have already cast their ballots in the 2022 general election. If you haven’t voted yet (and you want to), here’s where you should go and what you should do. Of the votes already cast, about 48% have been by Democrats, 33% by Republicans, and 18% by people who belong to …

Election Results

Delaware election results 2022

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

Jump to: Statewide candidates State Senate candidates State House candidates County candidates New Castle County Kent County Sussex County Republicans who predicted a red wave in Delaware’s 2022 general election were sorely mistaken. None of the Republican candidates for statewide office were successful in the election that brought out about 43% of registered voters. Lee Murphy, GOP candidate for Delaware’s …


Where and how to vote in Tuesday’s general election

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

The general election is finally here. If you haven’t already voted absentee or at an early voting location, your only options are to cast your ballot in person Tuesday or drop your absentee ballot off at your county election office. The general election will be held Nov. 8 from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Click here to find your polling …

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Polarization challenges Return Day traditions

Andrew Sharp, Delaware Journalism CollaborativeCulture, Headlines

Delaware LIVE News is part of the Delaware Journalism Collaborative, a partnership of local news and community organizations working to bridge divides statewide. Learn more here. You have to wonder: In these days of deep political anger, how wise is it to let opposing politicians stand together near a weapon? That’s what Delaware does after every election. It’s the tradition …

Delaware state treasurer candidates

State treasurer race boils down to experience, values

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

The incumbent is a former physician assistant whose office has increased state investment revenues and pushed retirement plans for those in low-wage jobs. The challenger is a financial planner who teaches at Delaware State University and advises members of the Delaware National Guard on wealth management. Neither thinks the other is a good fit for the job of Delaware state …

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History favors Ramone, numbers favor Burns in Pike Creek race

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

A suburban New Castle County race for state House is turning into one of most hotly-contested battles of this year’s general election. Incumbent Republican Rep. Mike Ramone, who has been in office since 2009, faces Democrat Dr. Frank Burns for the South Pike Creek seat — one of the last held by Republicans in the state’s northernmost county. Before entering …

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Who’s running? Nov. 8 Delaware general election

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

Jump to: Statewide candidates State Senate candidates State House candidates County candidates The general election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 8. The 151st General Assembly comes to an end the same day, meaning all 21 state Senate seats and 41 state House seats are up for grabs. The deadline to file for election has passed. Three of the state’s executive …

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How to vote in Delaware’s Nov. 8 general election

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

There are three ways to vote in Delaware’s Nov. 8 general election: absentee, early, or in person on election day. Earlier this month, the Delaware Supreme Court ruled no-excuse mail-in voting unconstitutional. The decision has left many voters unsure of the rules. RELATED: Who’s running in Delaware’s Nov. 8 general election? General election The general election will be held Nov. …

6th SD Candidates

3 vie for longtime GOP seat in Dem-heavy district

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

Voters in Milton, Lewes, Rehoboth and Dewey will have three choices on the ballot when they vote for their next state senator in the Nov. 8 general election.  One familiar name will not be on the ballot — that of Sen. Ernie Lopez, the 10-year incumbent Republican who opted against seeking re-election.  Republican State Rep. Steve Smyk, Democrat Russ Huxtable …