Darryl Scott

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Darryl Scott
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Delaware House of Representatives District 31
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$44,041/year
Per diem$7,334 annual expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sEastern Kentucky University
Personal
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Darryl M. Scott is a Democratic member of the Delaware House of Representatives, representing District 31. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. Scott did not seek re-election in 2014.

Biography

Scott has served as a member of the Capital School District Board of Education and director of Account Operations for Sitel.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Delaware Committee Assignments, 2013
Education, Chair
Health & Human Development
Judiciary
Telecommunication Internet & Technology

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Scott served on these committees:

Issues

Scott's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 99 - "designates peach pie as the official state dessert"
  • HB 174 - "authorizes the Recorder for New Castle County, Kent County and Sussex County to establish administrative procedures that allow for the redaction of sensitive identifying information from recorded instruments."
  • HB 231 - "grants working parents with 16 hours of leave each year to attend school meetings essential to their child’s education provided the meetings cannot be scheduled during non-work hours."

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Elections

2012

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2012

Scott ran in the 2012 election for Delaware House of Representatives District 31. Scott ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 11, 2012 and defeated Samuel Chick in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 31, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDarryl Scott Incumbent 62.6% 5,231
     Republican Samuel Chick 37.4% 3,121
Total Votes 8,352

2010

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2010

Scott won re-election to the 31st District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the September 14 primary. Scott defeated Ronald D. Smith in the November 2, 2010.[2]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 31
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Darryl Scott (D) 3,487 59.1%
Ronald D. Smith (R) 2,411 40.9%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Scott won election to the Delaware House of Representatives from Delaware's 31st District, defeating Nancy Wagner (R). Scott received 4,372 votes in the election while Wagner received 3,934 votes.[3] Scott raised $46,805 for his campaign; Wagner raised $46,635.[4]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 31
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Darryl Scott (D) 4,372 52.6%
Nancy Wagner (R) 3,934 47.4%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Scott is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Scott raised a total of $141,473 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[5]

Darryl Scott's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Delaware State House, District 31 Won $36,333
2010 Delaware State House, District 31 Won $58,335
2008 Delaware State House, District 31 Won $46,805
Grand Total Raised $141,473

2012

Scott won re-election to the Delaware House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Scott raised a total of $36,333.
Delaware House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Darryl Scott's campaign in 2012
Scott, Darryl Mason$3,426
Kent County Democratic Cmte$1,200
Scott, Charles T & Ruth E$1,200
31st Representative District Democratic Cmte$1,100
Mancus, John A$600
Total Raised in 2012$36,333
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Scott raised $58,335 in contributions.[6]

His two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Scott, Darryl M $3,426
Scott, Ruth E Grayson & Charles T $1,200

2008

Below are Scott's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[7]

Contributor 2008 total
Darryl M Scott $3,819
DE Democratic Party $1,500
James & Mary Jane McGinnis $1,200
David & Dinah Scott $900
Charles Scott $600

Scorecards

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2013

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

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

Personal

Scott is a member of the Murphey School Board of Directors, North Dover Elementary School Planning Committee and the Parent Teacher Organization.[9]

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Delaware House District 31
2008–present
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