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The state of Delaware borders the Atlantic Ocean, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. It is the second smallest of the 50 United States and is divided into three counties. Delaware was one of the thirteen colonies and the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution. It is aptly nicknamed “the First State.”

Delaware has two members of the U.S. Senate, one member of the U.S. House of Representatives, 41 members of the House of Representatives and 21 members of the State Senate.


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National politics in Delaware


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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Chris Coons
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Delaware 2010January 3, 2021November 3, 2020Link
Tom Carper
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Delaware 2001January 3, 2019November 2018Link


Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
John C. Carney Jr.
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Democratic PartyU.S. House, Delaware, At-Large District 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link


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The structure of the Delaware judicial system is laid out in Article IV of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the Delaware Supreme Court, the Delaware Court of Chancery, the Superior Court of Delaware, the Delaware Court of Common Pleas and the Delaware Family Court.


The federal court system is made up of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. Decisions of this court are appealed to the Third Circuit.

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Delaware
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The First State
Capital:   Dover
Motto:   Liberty and Independence
Population:   900,877
Area of state:   2,489 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1787
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