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Colin Bonini
Colin bonini.jpg
Delaware State Senate District 16
In office
1995 - Present
Term ends
January 2015
Years in position 20
Base salary$42,750/year
Per diem$7,334 annual expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sWesley College
Master'sUniversity of Delaware, 1999
Date of birthApril 14, 1965
Place of birthStanford, CA
ProfessionMarketing Rep., James C. Anderson Associates
Office website
Colin R. J. Bonini (b. April 14, 1965) is a Republican member of the Delaware State Senate, representing District 16. He was first elected to the chamber in 1994.


Bonini earned his B.A. from Wesley College, and is currently enrolled in the M.P.A. program at the University of Delaware. Bonini is a marketing representative for James C. Anderson Associates.

Committee assignments


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

Delaware Committee Assignments, 2013
Adult & Juvenile Corrections
Highways & Transportation


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


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Bonini served on these committees:[1]



See also: Delaware State Senate elections, 2012

Bonini ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Delaware State Senate District 16. Bonini ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 11, 2012 and defeated Michael Tedesco in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Delaware State Senate, District 16, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngColin Bonini Incumbent 79.9% 9,372
     Independent Michael Tedesco 20.1% 2,356
Total Votes 11,728


On November 4, 2008, Bonini won re-election to the Delaware State Senate from Delaware's 16th Senate District. Bonini defeated Harold Stafford (D) to win the seat. Bonini received 11,156 votes, and Stafford received 8,629 votes.[4] Bonini raised $82,120 for his campaign in 2008; Stafford raised $70,953.[5]

Delaware State Senate, District 16 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Colin Bonini (R) 11,156 56.4%
Harold Stafford (D) 8,629 43.6%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bonini is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Bonini raised a total of $113,049 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[6]

Colin Bonini's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Delaware State Senate, District 16 Won $30,929
2010 Delaware State Senate, District 16 Not up for election $0
2008 Delaware State Senate, District 16 Won $82,120
Grand Total Raised $113,049


Bonini won re-election to the Delaware State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Bonini raised a total of $30,929.
Delaware State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Colin Bonini's campaign in 2012
Bonini, Colin$13,750
Tunnell, Mindi Moore$600
Rickman, Marcia$600
Scientific Games International$600
Total Raised in 2012$30,929
Source: Follow the Money

2010 (Off-cycle)

Bonini raised no money in the 2010 election cycle.


In 2008, Bonini collected $82,120 in contributions.[7] The ten largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Colin Bonini $19,000
Delaware Republican Party $2,500
Pierre S. Dupont IV $600
Steve Antosh $600
Middle Rollins $600
Walker Mills $600
SERC $600
National Federation of Independent Business $600
Lammot Copeland Jr. $600
Delaware Restaurant Association $600


Colin Bonini has a wife, Melissa Harrington.

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Delaware Senate District 16
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