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<p align="justify">''Bordering the Atlantic Ocean, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Delaware is the second smallest of the fifty United States. Divided into three counties, Delaware was one of the original thirteen colonies, was the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution and is aptly nicknamed “the first state.” Currently, Delaware has one Democratic member of the U.S. Senate, a total of two Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 41 members of the Delaware House of Representatives and 21 members of the Delaware State Senate. As of September 2013, Delaware is one of 13 Democratic state government trifectas.''</p></td></tr>
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<p align="justify">''The state of Delaware borders the Atlantic Ocean, [[Maryland]], [[New Jersey]] and [[Pennsylvania]]. It is the second smallest of the 50 United States and is divided into three counties. Delaware was one of the thirteen colonies and the first state to ratify the [[United States Constitution|U.S. Constitution]]. It is aptly nicknamed “the First State.” <br><br>Delaware has two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Delaware|U.S. Senate]], one member of the [[United States congressional delegations from Delaware|U.S. House of Representatives]], 41 members of the [[Delaware House of Representatives|House of Representatives]] and 21 members of the [[Delaware State Senate|State Senate]].''</p></td></tr>
 
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<p align="justify">''The structure of the '''Delaware judicial system''' is laid out in [[Article IV, Delaware Constitution|Article IV]] of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the {{JP|Delaware Supreme Court}}, the {{JP|Delaware Court of Chancery}}, the {{JP|Superior Court of Delaware}}, the {{JP|Delaware Court of Common Pleas}} and the {{JP|Delaware Family Court}}.''</p>
 
<p align="justify">''The structure of the '''Delaware judicial system''' is laid out in [[Article IV, Delaware Constitution|Article IV]] of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the {{JP|Delaware Supreme Court}}, the {{JP|Delaware Court of Chancery}}, the {{JP|Superior Court of Delaware}}, the {{JP|Delaware Court of Common Pleas}} and the {{JP|Delaware Family Court}}.''</p>
 
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<p align="justify">''The federal court system is made up of the {{JP|United States District Court for the District of Delaware}}. Decisions of this court are appealed to the {{JP|United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit|Third Circuit}}.''</p></td></tr>
 
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Welcome to Delaware on Ballotpedia!

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

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


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Chris Coons
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Delaware 2010January 3, 2021November 3, 2020Link
Tom Carper
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Delaware 2001January 3, 2019November 2018Link


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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
John C. Carney Jr.
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Democratic PartyU.S. House, Delaware, At-Large District 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link


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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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The First State
Capital:   Dover
Motto:   Liberty and Independence
Population:   900,877
Area of state:   2,489 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1787
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