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Nicole Poore

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Nicole Poore
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Delaware State Senate District 12
In office
January 8, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2017
Years in position 1
Base salary$42,750/year
Per diem$7,334 annual expense allowance
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
High schoolSt. Elizabeth High School (1991)
Bachelor'sWilmington College (1994)
Campaign website
Nicole Poore is a Democratic member of the Delaware State Senate, representing District 12. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


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

Committee assignments


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

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



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


Poore won election to the Delaware State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Poore raised a total of $48,674.



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]


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

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