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<p align="justify">''Bordering the Atlantic Ocean, [[Maryland]], [[New Jersey]] and [[Pennsylvania]], Delaware is the second smallest of the 50 United States. Divided into three counties, Delaware was one of The Thirteen Colonies, the first state to ratify the [[United States Constitution|U.S. Constitution]] and is aptly nicknamed “the First State.” <br><br>Delaware has two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Delaware|U.S. Senate]], a total of two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Delaware|U.S. House of Representatives]], 41 members of the [[Delaware House of Representatives]] and 21 members of the [[Delaware State Senate]].''</p></td></tr>
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'''Delaware Counties'''<br>
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[[Kent County, Delaware ballot measures|Kent]] • [[New Castle County, Delaware ballot measures|New Castle]] • [[Sussex County, Delaware ballot measures|Sussex]]
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<td><center>[[Voting in Delaware|Important voting information]] •<br>  [[Absentee voting#Absentee voting|Absentee voting]] •  [[Early voting#Early voting|Early voting]] •  [[State Blue Books|Blue Book]] <br>  [[Redistricting in Delaware|Redistricting]] •  [[Delaware vote fraud|Vote fraud]] <hr>''For more information on voting in Delaware,'' '''''[[Voting in Delaware|click here]].'''''<br></center></td></tr></table>
* [[Delaware ballot measures|State ballot measures]]
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* [[Campaign_finance_requirements_for_Delaware_ballot_measures|Campaign finance requirements]]
 
* [[History_of_Initiative_%26_Referendum_in_Delaware|History of initiative and referendum]]
 
  
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Welcome to Delaware on Ballotpedia!


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

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

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Chris Coons
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Tom Carper
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Delaware 2001January 3, 2019November 2018Link


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John C. Carney Jr.
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Democratic PartyDelaware's At-Large Congressional District 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link


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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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