Delaware down ballot state executive elections, 2012

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One down ballot state executive position was up for election in the state of Delaware in 2012.

The primary took place on September 11, 2012 with the general election on November 6, 2012.

Democratic Party Karen Weldin Stewart Incumbent Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Benjamin Mobley
Libertarian Party David R. Eisenhour
Delaware Insurance Commissioner General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKaren Weldin Stewart Incumbent 61.1% 233,354
     Republican Benjamin Mobley 36.8% 140,669
     Libertarian David R. Eisenhour 2.1% 7,838
Total Votes 381,861
Election Results via Delaware State Board of Elections.

Note: On October 24, 2012 David R. Eisenhour suspended his campaign, announcing instead that he would run for clerk of the peace in Sussex County.[1]

Incumbent Karen Weldin Stewart (D) is up for re-election as Delaware Insurance Commissioner. She was first elected in 2008 and is serving in her first term. The primary election took place on September 11.

Democratic Party September 11 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party September 11 GOP primary candidates:
Libertarian Party September 11 Libertarian primary candidates:

Note: Vincent White (D) withdrew from the race on March 18, 2012, endorsing Mitch Crane.[2] Jim Van Houten (R) was running but did not file to be on the ballot.

Deadline Event
Jul. 10, Noon Statewide candidate filing
Aug. 18 Voter registration for the primary election
Aug. 27 Voter registration for military and overseas - primary election
Sept. 11 Primary election
Sept. 11, 8pm Primary absentee ballots due to Department of Elections
Oct. 13 Voter registration for general election
Oct. 22 Voter registration for uniformed service members and overseas citizens - general election
Nov. 6 General election
Nov. 6, 8pm General election absentee ballots due to Department of Elections

Democratic candidates

Mitch Crane

Crane received endorsements from:[3]

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