Delaware New Castle County's Kovach challenges U.S. Rep. Carney
DOVER, Delaware: Delaware's lone U.S. House seat is up for a vote in 2012. This week, New Castle County Council President Thomas Kovach, a Republican, officially announced the challenge for the seat. Currently the seat is held by Republican U.S. Rep. John Carney.
This marks the first regular statewide office election for Kovach, according to reports.
Prior to serving on the New Castle County Council Kovach won a seat in the Delaware House of Representatives. He won the seat in a December 2008 special election. However, he lost re-election in 2010 to Democrat Debra Heffernan.
According to reports, Kovach is currently the only challenger.