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2022 Rewind: Republican Party must change to win, leaders say

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

This story was originally published in November 2022. Republicans did not fare well in Delaware’s Nov. 8 election. Democrats widened their majority in the state Senate, maintained the balance of power in the House, and won every election for statewide elected offices. In the wake of the Republican wallop, some party leaders are hoping the party will begin to move …

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State GOP chair calls on Democrats to return FTX donation

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

The chair of the Delaware Republican Party has called on the state’s Democratic Party to reject a donation from disgraced cryptocurrency entrepreneur Sam Bankman-Fried. Bankman-Fried contributed $9,756.20 to the Democratic State Committee of Delaware on Aug. 31, 2022, according to the Federal Election Commission. Attempts were not successful to obtain comment from the Delaware Democrats. The contribution does not appear …

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ICYMI: Delaware GOP needs to change, leaders say

Charlie Megginson Headlines, Government

Republicans did not fare well in Delaware’s Nov. 8 election. Democrats widened their majority in the state Senate, maintained the balance of power in the House, and won every election for statewide elected offices. In the wake of the Republican wallop, some party leaders are hoping the party will begin to move in a more productive direction — one that …

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Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – Nov. 27, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Delaware GOP leaders: Party needs change to win A move to center? House GOP elects new leadership Proposed Cape Henlopen eatery spawns protests, public forum Culture Stormin’ Norman gives away 1,400 turkeys, passes baton Bowers Beach unites to offer watermen’s Thanksgiving dinner Food & …

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Delaware GOP leaders: Party needs change to win

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Republicans did not fare well in Delaware’s Nov. 8 election. Democrats widened their majority in the state Senate, maintained the balance of power in the House, and won every election for statewide elected offices. In the wake of the Republican wallop, some party leaders are hoping the party will begin to move in a more productive direction — one that …

Jane Brady

Republican chair asks NCC election officials to resign

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

The chair of the Delaware Republican Party is calling for two election officials to resign after an election she calls “flawed in ways Delaware has never experienced, and should never experience again.” According to GOP leader Jane Brady, “ineffective and incompetent management” caused 10 or more polling locations to run out of ballots, stopping voting in some of those locations …

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Sean Spicer to attend Delaware GOP Constitution Day event

Staff Writer Government, Headlines

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer will be the featured guest at the Delaware Republican Party’s upcoming Constitution Day celebration. Spicer served as press secretary and White House communications director under President Donald Trump in 2017. He was the Republican National Committee’s communications director from 2011 to 2017 and its chief strategist from 2015 to 2017. The Constitution Day …

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Supreme Court hears voting cases; opinion to come later

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

The fate of Delaware’s mail-in voting and same-day registration statutes — and Delawareans’ ability to do both in the Nov. 8 general election — rests in the hands of the Delaware Supreme Court. The court heard oral arguments on the matter Thursday in Dover.  Depending on its decision, the vote-by-mail statute passed by the General Assembly in July and deemed …

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Vote-by-mail ruling: More complex than simply barring it

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

  Republicans were quick to say “we told you so” Thursday as word spread that a Chancery Court judge had ruled that Delaware’s new vote-by-mail law violates the state Constitution. Democrats were quick to say the ruling – all but guaranteed to be appealed to the Delaware Supreme Court – will disenfranchise voters, especially low-income voters and people of color. …

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Delaware judge halts mail-in voting

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

A Chancery Court judge has ruled Delaware’s new mail-in voting provision unconstitutional. In an 87-page memorandum opinion issued Wednesday afternoon, Vice Chancellor Nathan Cook said allowing mail-in voting in the Nov. 8 general election “will result in the dilution of constitutional votes with unconstitutional votes.” Cook issued an injunction that will prevent the Department of Elections from accepting applications for …