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Donald Blakey

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Donald Blakey
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Delaware House of Representatives District 34
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$42,750/year
Per diem$7,334 annual expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sDelaware State College
Master'sUniversity of Maryland, College Park, 1959
Ph.D.Pacific Western, 1997
Personal
Birthday02/05/1936
Place of birthWashington, DC
ProfessionProfessor
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Donald Blakey is a Republican member of the Delaware House of Representatives, representing the 34th District since 2006.

Blakey is currently a visiting professor at Delaware State University. He worked in school administration for the Caesar Rodney School District from 1968-1990, and was a Professor at Delaware State College from 1959-1968.

He is a member of the Delaware State Educational Association and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. [1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Delaware Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Health & Human Development
Labor
Manufactured Housing
Veterans Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Blakey served on these committees:

Blakey's sponsored legislation includes:

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Elections

2012

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2012

Blakey ran in the 2012 election for Delaware House of Representatives District 34. Blakey ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 11, 2012 and defeated Theodore Yacucci, Sr. and Douglas Beatty in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 34, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDonald Blakey Incumbent 56.7% 5,680
     Democratic Theodore Yacucci 40.7% 4,074
     Independent Douglas Beatty 2.7% 268
Total Votes 10,022

2010

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2010

Blakey won re-election to the 34th District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. Blakey defeated Jill A. Fuchs (D) and Michael S. Tedesco in the November 2, 2010 general election.[3]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 34
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Donald Blakey (R) 5,015 61.7%
Jill A. Fuchs (D) 2,393 29.4%
Michael S. Tedesco (Unaffiliated) 463 5.7%
Jonathan Marango (Ind. Party of Delaware) 262 3.2%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Blakey won re-election to the Delaware House of Representatives from Delaware's 34th District, defeating G. Bruce Hamilton (D). Blakey received 6,229 votes in the election while Hamilton received 3,933 votes.[4] Blakey raised $13,522 for his campaign; Hamilton raised $3,438.[5]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 34
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Donald Blakey (R) 6,229 61.3%
G. Bruce Hamilton (D) 3,933 38.7%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Blakey raised $12,900 in contributions. [6]

No contributions to his campaign were of $1,000 or more.

2008

Below are Blakey's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[7]

Contributor 2008 total
DE Citizens for Economic Development $600
Rodney Mitchell Jr. $600
34th Representative District Republican Cmte $600
Nonpartisan Citizens for Business Expansion $600
DE Racing Assoc $600

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Delaware House District 34
2006–present
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