Harvey Kenton

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Harvey R. Kenton
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Delaware House of Representatives District 36
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$44,041/year
Per diem$7,334 annual expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Harvey R. Kenton is a Republican member of the Delaware House of Representatives, representing District 36. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Kenton attended Wesley College. He is a retired fertilizer and real estate salesman. He served in the U.S. Navy.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kenton served on the following committees:

Delaware Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture
Appropriations
Education
Joint Finance
Natural Resources
Veterans Affairs

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kenton served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Delaware House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place September 9, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 8, 2014. Incumbent Harvey R. Kenton was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kenton ran in the 2012 election for Delaware House of Representatives District 36. Kenton ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 11, 2012 and was unchallenged in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 36, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHarvey Kenton Incumbent 100% 6,298
Total Votes 6,298

2010

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2010

Kenton was uncontested in the September 14 primary election. He defeated Democrat C. Russell McCabe in the general election.[4]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 36
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Harvey R. Kenton (R) 5,229 54.3%
C. Russell McCabe (D) 4,400 45.7%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kenton is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Kenton raised a total of $80,581 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[5]

Harvey Kenton's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Delaware State House, District 36 Won $15,201
2010 Delaware State House, District 36 Won $65,380
Grand Total Raised $80,581

2012

Kenton won re-election to the Delaware House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kenton raised a total of $15,201.
Delaware House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Harvey Kenton's campaign in 2012
Kenton, Harvey R$1,769
Sussex County Republican Womens Club$600
Draper, Thomas H$600
Altria$600
Tunnell III, Robert W$600
Total Raised in 2012$15,201
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Kenton raised $29,715 in contributions.[6]

His two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kenton, Harvey & Jeanne $20,000
36th District Republican Cmte $3,000

Scorecards

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2013

In 2013, the Delaware General Assembly was in session from January 8 through July 1.[7]

Legislators are scored on their stances on "social and economic justice issues."

Personal

Kenton and his wife, Jeanne, have three children and five grandchildren.

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Political offices
Preceded by
V. George Carey
Delaware House District 36
2010–present
Succeeded by
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