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Nicole Poore
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Delaware State Senate District 12
Incumbent
In office
January 8, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2017
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$44,041/year
Per diem$7,334 annual expense allowance
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolSt. Elizabeth High School (1991)
Bachelor'sWilmington College (1994)
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Nicole Poore is a Democratic member of the Delaware State Senate, representing District 12. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Poore graduated from St. Elizabeth High School in 1991, and Wilmington College in 1994.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Delaware Committee Assignments, 2013
Administrative Services/Elections
Children, Youth & Families
Education
Labor & Industrial Relations
Small Business
Sunset, Chair

Elections

2012

See also: Delaware State Senate elections, 2012

Poore ran in the 2012 election for Delaware State Senate District 12. Poore ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 11, 2012 and defeated incumbent Dorinda Connor and Brad Thomas in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Delaware State Senate, District 12, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNicole Poore 60.3% 12,875
     Republican Dorinda Connor Incumbent 38.3% 8,170
     Libertarian Brad Thomas 1.5% 310
Total Votes 21,355

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Poore is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Poore raised a total of $48,674 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[4]

Nicole Poore's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Delaware State Senate, District 12 Won $48,674
Grand Total Raised $48,674

2012

Poore won election to the Delaware State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Poore raised a total of $48,674.
Delaware State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Nicole Poore's campaign in 2012
New Castle County Democratic Cmte$3,000
Delaware Democratic Party$3,000
Saville, Stephen & Barbara$1,200
Ironworkers Local 451$600
Delaware Issues Fund$600
Total Raised in 2012$48,674
Source:Follow the Money

Endorsements

2012

In 2012, Poore's campaign endorsements included the following:


Gov. Jack Markell endorses Poore in 12th District Delaware State Senate seat.

Poore received endorsements from:[5]

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2013

In 2013, the Delaware General Assembly was in its 146th session from January 8 through July 1.[7]

Personal

Poore and her husband, Bill, have three children: 7-year-old Luke, 12-year-old Alexis and 13-year-old Nicholas.[8]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dorinda Connor (R)
Delaware State Senate District 12
2013–present
Succeeded by
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