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Elections
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Ballotpedia covers 12 state executive offices in the state of Delaware. The executive branch is governed by Article III of the Delaware Constitution.

State executive organization

Executive officials in Delaware are part of a three-pronged government structure that includes state legislators and state judges. The following chart details the relationship among different branches of Delaware's state government:

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Offices

The following is a list of state executive offices in Delaware.

Current officeholders

Note: First appointed or First elected will include a date depending on if the officeholder was appointed or elected.

Name:Party:Current office:Tenure:First AppointedFirst Elected:
Dallas WinslowNonpartisan Delaware Public Service CommissionMarch 2005 - Present2010
David SmallNonpartisan Delaware Secretary of Natural Resources and Environmental ControlJuly 2, 2014 - presentMay 2014
Ed KeeNonpartisan Delaware Secretary of AgricultureJanuary 22, 2011-presentJanuary 22, 2011
Harold GrayNonpartisan Delaware Public Service CommissionJune 2014 - Present2014
Jack MarkellElectiondot.png Democratic Governor of DelawareJanuary 20, 2009 - PresentNovember 4, 2008
Jaymes B. LesterNonpartisan Delaware Public Service Commission2001 - Present2001
Jeffrey ClarkNonpartisan Delaware Public Service Commission2005 - Present2005
Jeffrey W. BullockElectiondot.png Democratic Delaware Secretary of StateJanuary 21, 2009 - PresentJanuary 21, 2009
Joann ConwayNonpartisan Delaware Public Service CommissionJune 2001 - Present2001
John McMahonNonpartisan Delaware Secretary of Labor2009 - Present2009
Karen Weldin StewartElectiondot.png Democratic Delaware Insurance Commissioner2009 - PresentNovember 4, 2008
Ken SimplerEnds.png Republican Delaware TreasurerJanuary 6, 2015 - presentNovember 4, 2014
Mark MurphyNonpartisan Delaware Secretary of EducationJune 2012 - PresentApril 2012
Matthew DennElectiondot.png Democratic Attorney General of DelawareJanuary 6, 2015 - presentNovember 4, 2014
Thomas WagnerEnds.png Republican Delaware State Auditor1989 - Present1989

Elections

2015

There are no state executive elections in Delaware in 2015.

2014

There were three state executive offices up for election including attorney general, treasurer and state auditor.

2013

There were no elections in Delaware in 2013.

2012

There were three state executive offices up for election including governor, lieutenant governor and insurance commissioner.

Corruption analysis

The University of Illinois at Chicago and the Illinois Integrity Initiative used federal data to evaluate levels of corruption in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. The following table ranks each state based on total convictions and convictions per 10,000 residents of public officials in federal corruption cases between 1976 and 2010.[1]

Corruption statistics, 1976-2010
State Total federal corruption convictions Rank Convictions per 10,000 residents Rank
Alabama
657
14
1.37
8
Alaska
130
38
1.83
4
Arizona
329
25
0.51
39
Arkansas
201
29
0.69
31
California
2,345
2
0.63
35
Colorado
189
32
0.38
45
Connecticut
277
27
0.78
30
Delaware
80
47
0.89
20
Florida
1,762
4
0.94
19
Georgia
807
13
0.83
26
Hawaii
114
40
0.84
25
Idaho
78
48
0.50
40
Illinois
1,828
3
1.42
7
Indiana
419
23
0.65
34
Iowa
148
34
0.49
41
Kansas
152
33
0.53
37
Kentucky
577
16
1.33
10
Louisiana
906
10
2.00
2
Maine
105
41
0.79
28
Maryland
499
20
0.86
22
Massachusetts
562
17
0.86
23
Michigan
655
15
0.66
33
Minnesota
190
31
0.36
47
Mississippi
560
18
1.89
3
Missouri
507
19
0.85
24
Montana
139
36
1.37
9
Nebraska
83
45
0.45
44
Nevada
100
42
0.37
46
New Hampshire
46
49
0.35
48
New Jersey
909
9
1.03
18
New Mexico
139
37
0.68
32
New York
2,522
1
1.30
12
North Carolina
461
22
0.48
42
North Dakota
118
39
1.75
6
Ohio
1,405
7
1.22
15
Oklahoma
472
21
1.26
13
Oregon
91
43
0.24
51
Pennsylvania
1,563
5
1.23
14
Rhode Island
83
46
0.79
29
South Carolina
401
24
0.87
21
South Dakota
144
35
1.77
5
Tennessee
843
12
1.33
11
Texas
1,542
6
0.61
36
Utah
86
44
0.31
49
Vermont
30
51
0.48
43
Virginia
896
11
1.12
17
Washington
200
30
0.30
50
Washington, D.C.
1,005
8
16.70
1
West Virginia
208
28
1.12
16
Wisconsin
295
26
0.52
38
Wyoming
45
50
0.80
27

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