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Elections Dept. says voting machine issues won’t happen again

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

The Delaware Department of Elections has taken steps to ensure polling places never run out of ballots again, officials said during a Board of Elections meeting Monday night. The announcement came after several polling places in New Castle County ran out of ballot activation cards during the Nov. 8 general election. Activation cards refer to the blank pieces of paper …

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Kent and Sussex vote red; not enough to overcome deep-blue NCC

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Democratic candidates for U.S. House, attorney general, state treasurer and state auditor swept Delaware’s general election — and they did it without the help of Kent and Sussex Counties. Lisa Blunt Rochester, Kathy Jennings, Colleen Davis and Lydia York lost in Kent and Sussex, but the Democratic vote north of the canal was too much for Republicans to overcome. U.S. …

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Voters head to the polls in Delaware’s general election

Charlie Megginson, Jarek Rutz Government, 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 …

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Delaware election results 2022

Charlie Megginson Government, 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 …

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Where and how to vote in Tuesday’s general election

Charlie Megginson Government, 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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State Senate candidate says she received death threats online

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

A Republican Delaware state Senate candidate has filed reports with the New Castle County Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation alleging that she received death threats on Facebook. Brenda Mennella, a U.S. Army veteran and elementary school teacher running for the 9th Senate District, said she was shocked and upset that someone would threaten harm against her. In screenshots …

Delaware state treasurer candidates

State treasurer race boils down to experience, values

Charlie Megginson Government, 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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Early voting proves popular during general election

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Delawareans appear to like early voting. One poll worker at the Wilmington Riverfront polling place said there had been lines out the door since voting began Friday, including one celebrity voter: U.S. President Joe Biden, who voted Saturday alongside his granddaughter Natalie. On Monday, New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer cast his ballot at the same location. Meyer, who voted …

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Who’s running? Nov. 8 Delaware general election

Charlie Megginson Government, 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 Megginson Government, 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. …