George Bunting

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George Bunting
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Delaware State Senate District 20
Former Member
In office
1996 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Place of birthSalisbury, MD
ProfessionState Farm Insurance Agency
Office website
George Bunting is a former Democratic member of the Delaware State Senate, representing District 20 from 1996 to 2013.

Bunting attended the University of Delaware.

Bunting also works as a State Farms Insurance Agent.

Before becoming a state senator, Bunting was a member of the Delaware House of Representatives from 1982 to 1984 and then from 1986 to 1996.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Delaware State Senate elections, 2012

Bunting is not running for re-election in the 2012 election for Delaware State Senate.[2][3]


See also: Delaware State Senate elections, 2010

Bunting won re-election to the 20th District Seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the November 2, 2010 general election.[4]

Delaware State Senate District 20 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Bunting Incumbent 100% 13,119
Total Votes 13,119

Bunting defeated Perry J. Mitchell in the September 14 primary by a margin of 1,858-499.

Delaware State Senate District 20 General Election Democratic Primary, 2010
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Bunting Incumbent 78.8% 1,858
Perry J. Mitchell 21.2% 499
Total Votes 2,357


On November 7, 2006, Bunting won re-election to the Delaware State Senate from Delaware's 20th Senate District. Bunting ran unopposed and received 11,960 votes.[5] Bunting raised $12,250 for his campaign in 2006.[6]

Delaware State Senate, District 20 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png George Bunting (D) 11,960 100.0%

Campaign donors


Delaware State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to George Bunting's campaign in 2010
Bunting Jr, George H$11,500
House Republican Campaign Of Delaware$600
Wilmington Trust Co$600
Delaware Association Of Realtors$600
Senate Democratic Victory PAC$600
Total Raised in 2010 $19,982


In 2006, Bunting collected $12,250 in contributions.[7] The eight largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
George H. Bunting Jr. $5,000
Wilmington Trust Corporation $700
Thomas Sharp Campaign Committee $600
Delaware State Dental Society $600
Oldcastle Materials $600
Home Builders' Association of Delaware $600
Sussex County Women's Democratic Club $600
Delaware Chiropractic Society $600

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District 20

Bunting represents Delaware Senate District 20, which covers the Bethany Beach area.


George is married to Donna Bunting.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Delaware Senate District 20
Succeeded by
Gerald Hocker (R)