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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
  
:*[[Harris McDowell]] (D) Incumbent McDowell has represented District 1 since 1976.
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:*[[Harris McDowell]] Incumbent McDowell has represented District 1 since 1976.
  
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 GOP primary:</u>
  
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
  
:*[[Christopher Counihan]] (D)
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:*[[Christopher Counihan]]
  
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 GOP primary:</u>
  
:*[[Catherine Cloutier]] (R) Incumbent Cloutier has represented District 5 since 2000.
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:*[[Catherine Cloutier]] Incumbent Cloutier has represented District 5 since 2000.
  
 
===District 7===
 
===District 7===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
  
:*[[Patricia Blevins]] (D) Incumbent Blevins has represented District 7 since 1990.
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:*[[Patricia Blevins]] Incumbent Blevins has represented District 7 since 1990.
  
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 GOP primary:</u>
  
:*[[Frederick R. Cullis]] (R)
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:*[[Frederick R. Cullis]]
  
 
===District 8===
 
===District 8===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
  
:*[[David Sokola]] (D) Incumbent Sokola has represented District 8 since 1990.
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:*[[David Sokola]] Incumbent Sokola has represented District 8 since 1990.
  
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 GOP primary:</u>
  
:*[[A. Louis Saindon]] (R)
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:*[[A. Louis Saindon]]
  
 
===District 9===
 
===District 9===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
  
:*[[Karen Peterson]] (D) Incumbent Peterson has represented District 9 since February 2010.
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:*[[Karen Peterson]] Incumbent Peterson has represented District 9 since February 2010.
  
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 GOP primary:</u>
  
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
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:*No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
  
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 GOP primary:</u>
  
:*[[Dorinda Connor]] (R) Incumbent Connor has represented District 12 since 1997.
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:*[[Dorinda Connor]] Incumbent Connor has represented District 12 since 1997.
  
 
===District 13===
 
===District 13===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
  
:*[[David McBride]] (D) Incumbent McBride has represented District 13 since 1980.
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:*[[David McBride]] Incumbent McBride has represented District 13 since 1980.
  
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 GOP primary:</u>
  
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
  
:*[[Bruce Ennis]] (D) Incumbent Ennis has represented District 14 since 2007.
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:*[[Bruce Ennis]] Incumbent Ennis has represented District 14 since 2007.
  
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 GOP primary:</u>
  
:*[[John A. Moritz]] (R)
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:*[[John A. Moritz]]
  
 
===District 15===
 
===District 15===
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:*No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
  
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 GOP primary:</u>
  
:*[[David G. Lawson]] (R)
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:*[[David G. Lawson]]
  
 
===District 19===
 
===District 19===
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:*No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
  
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 GOP primary:</u>
  
:*[[Eric R. Bodenweiser]] (R)
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:*[[Eric R. Bodenweiser]]
:*[[Joseph Booth]] (R) Incumbent Booth has represented District 19 since 2009.
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:*[[Joseph Booth]] Incumbent Booth has represented District 19 since 2009.
  
 
===District 20===
 
===District 20===
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:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
 
:{{bluedot}} <u>'''September 14 Democratic primary:</u>
  
:*[[Perry J. Mitchell]] (D)
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:*[[Perry J. Mitchell]]
  
:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 Republican primary:</u>
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:{{reddot}} <u>'''September 14 GOP primary:</u>
  
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.
 
:*No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

Revision as of 23:15, 16 August 2010

Elections for the office of Delaware State Senator will be held in Delaware on November 2, 2010. Senate seats in ten of Delaware's 21 districts are up for election in 2010. These districts are: 1, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, and 20.

The primary nomination process for candidates wishing to run in these elections is to gain the party's nomination at state conventions held by the state's two major political parties in May. Candidates wishing to run as independents can submit nominating signatures up through July 30. The primary election day is September 14, 2010.

In Delaware, senators serve four-year terms with no term limits.

The incumbent senator is running for re-election in nine of the 11 senate seats up for election in 2010. (81.82%)

See also: Delaware State Senate and State legislative elections, 2010

Campaign contributions

This chart shows how many candidates ran for state senate in Delaware in past years and the cumulative amount of campaign contributions in state senate races, including contributions in both primary and general election contests. All figures come from Follow The Money.[1]

Year Number of candidates Total contributions
2008 21 $1,211,435
2006 22 $979,107
2004 16 $883,364
2002 44 $1,485,767

Qualifications

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Impact of term limits
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Article II, Section 3 of the Delaware Constitution states: No person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained the age of twenty-seven years and have been a citizen and inhabitant of the State three years next preceding the day of his election and the last year of that term an inhabitant of the Senatorial District in which he shall be chosen, unless he shall have been absent on the public business of the United States or of this State.

Current partisan composition

See also: Partisan composition of state senates
Party As of July 2014
     Democratic Party 13
     Republican Party 8
Total 21


List of candidates

District 1

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Harris McDowell Incumbent McDowell has represented District 1 since 1976.
Republican Party September 14 GOP primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

District 5

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 GOP primary:

District 7

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 GOP primary:

District 8

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • David Sokola Incumbent Sokola has represented District 8 since 1990.
Republican Party September 14 GOP primary:

District 9

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Karen Peterson Incumbent Peterson has represented District 9 since February 2010.
Republican Party September 14 GOP primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

District 12

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party September 14 GOP primary:
  • Dorinda Connor Incumbent Connor has represented District 12 since 1997.

District 13

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • David McBride Incumbent McBride has represented District 13 since 1980.
Republican Party September 14 GOP primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

District 14

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • Bruce Ennis Incumbent Ennis has represented District 14 since 2007.
Republican Party September 14 GOP primary:

District 15

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party September 14 GOP primary:

District 19

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
  • No Democratic candidates filed to run for this seat.
Republican Party September 14 GOP primary:

District 20

Democratic Party September 14 Democratic primary:
Republican Party September 14 GOP primary:
  • No Republican candidates filed to run for this seat.

See also

External links

References