6th SD Candidates

3 vie for longtime GOP seat in Dem-heavy district

Charlie Megginson Government, 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 …

Republican lawmakers to Carney: ‘End the mandates, restore normality’

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Twelve Republican state representatives on Tuesday sent an open letter to Gov. John Carney asking that he reconsider mask mandates in state buildings and schools and stop advocating for COVID-19 booster shots. They encouraged the Democratic governor to promptly end all pandemic-related restrictions, return state workers to their normal places of employment, and “restore normality” for all Delawareans. The legislators …

Utility workers’ vaccine meeting unleashes anti-government ire

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

A panel of union members, parents, advocates and a state representative speak before 400 people at the Nur Shrine Center in New Castle. Left to Right: Linemen Jeremy Malin, Colin Lamb, Caleb Thomston, two parents, Abraxas Hudson of Delaware MFA, Rep. Steve Smyk, R-Milton. A meeting called by electrical workers to build momentum in their fight against a federal vaccine …

Proposed House redistricting offers more changes than Senate

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Sussex County House districts will change a lot if proposed plan goes forward.   House Democratic leadership has released their proposed redistricting maps and Sussex County will pick up a seat — that of embattled Representative Gerald Brady, a Democrat from Wilmington. The House of Representatives will convene in a special session on Nov. 1 to finalize the maps that …

Patriots for Delaware says it found proof of election fraud

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

230-plus people file out of Tuesday’s Patriots of Delaware election fraud meeting in Milford.     Patriots for Delaware on Tuesday said they had evidence of dead people voting in the November 2020 election as well as nursing homes submitting more ballots than they had available beds. The group doesn’t believe the fraud they claim to have found would have …