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Dorinda Connor
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Delaware State Senate District 12
Former member
In office
1997 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sWest Chester State College
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Dorinda "Dori" Connor is a former Republican member of the Delaware State Senate, representing District 12 from 1996 to 2013.


Connor earned her B.S. from West Chester State College.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Delaware State Senate elections, 2012

Connor ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Delaware State Senate District 12. Connor ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 11, 2012 and was defeated by Nicole Poore and Brad Thomas in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

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


See also: Delaware State Senate elections, 2010

Connor won re-election to the 12th District seat in 2010. She had no opposition in the primary or the November 2, 2010, general election.[3]

Delaware State Senate District 12 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDorinda Connor Incumbent 100% 9,110
Total Votes 9,110


On November 7, 2006, Connor won re-election to the Delaware State Senate from Delaware's 12th Senate District. Connor ran unopposed in the election and received 8,040 votes.[4] Connor raised $50,925 for her campaign in 2006.[5]

Delaware State Senate, District 12 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dorinda Connor (R) 8,040 100.0%

Campaign donors



In 2008, a year in which she wadid not run for re-election, Connor collected $3,190 in contributions.Follow the Money, "2008 contributions," accessed December 15, 2014]</ref> The four largest contributors to her campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Simpson for Senate $600
Carpenters and Joiners Local 626 $600
Norfolk Souther Corporation $250
New Castle County Chamber of Commerce $200


In 2006, Connor collected $50,925 in contributions.[5] The ten largest contributors to her campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Christopher and Karen Castagno $1,200
Wilmington Trust Corporation $600
Deborah Copeland $600
Edmund N. Carpenter II $600
Henry Silliman, Jr. $600
Georgina Bissell $600
Myrna L. Bair $600
Teamsters Local 326 $600
Barbara Dupont $600
Robert S. Appleby $600

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Political offices
Preceded by
Delaware Senate District 12
Succeeded by
Nicole Poore (D)