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{{tnr}}'''Gerald Hocker''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Delaware State Senate]], representing District 20 since 2013.
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{{tnr}}'''Gerald Hocker''' (b. January 9, 1948) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Delaware State Senate]], representing District 20. He was first elected in 2012.
  
Hocker was a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Delaware House of Representatives]], representing the 38th District from 2002 to 2013 and served as [[State House Minority Whip|House Minority Whip]].
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Hocker served as a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Delaware House of Representatives]], representing District 38 from 2002 to 2013. During that time, he served as [[State House Minority Whip|House Minority Whip]].
  
Hocker is the Owner of G and E, Incorporated/Hocker's Super Center.
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==Biography==
 
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Hocker owns G and E, Inc. and Hocker's Super Center.
He serves on the Board of Directors of the Baltimore Trust Company, is the founder of Springtime Jamboree, and a member of the Better Business Bureau, Federation of Independent Business, and Millville Fire Company.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=53669 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Hocker]</ref>
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Hocker is running for election to the [[Delaware State Senate elections, 2012|State Senate]] in 2012.<ref name="senate"/>
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==Elections==
 
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===2012===
 
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Hocker ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 11, 2012 and is challenged by [[Richard Eakle]] in the general election on November 6, 2012.
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Hocker ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 11, 2012 and was challenged by [[Richard Eakle]] in the general election on November 6, 2012.
  
 
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Hocker won re-election to the 38th District Seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the primary or the [[Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]] general election.<ref>[http://elections.delaware.gov/results/html/election.shtml State of Delaware - Official Election results]</ref>
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Hocker won re-election to the 38th District Seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the primary or the [[Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]] general election.<ref>[http://elections.delaware.gov/results/html/election.shtml State of Delaware - Official Election results]</ref>
 
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===2008===
 
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On November 4, 2008, Hocker won re-election to the [[Delaware House of Representatives]] from Delaware's 38th District, defeating Mary Ryan (D).  Hocker received 9,769 votes in the election while Ryan received 3,784 votes.<ref>[http://elections.delaware.gov/archive/elect08/elect08_general_election/html/elect08_gen_office.shtml Delaware House official election results for 2008]</ref>  Hocker raised $43,280 for his campaign; Ryan raised $27,032.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=111437 District 38 Delaware House candidate funds, 2008]</ref>
 
On November 4, 2008, Hocker won re-election to the [[Delaware House of Representatives]] from Delaware's 38th District, defeating Mary Ryan (D).  Hocker received 9,769 votes in the election while Ryan received 3,784 votes.<ref>[http://elections.delaware.gov/archive/elect08/elect08_general_election/html/elect08_gen_office.shtml Delaware House official election results for 2008]</ref>  Hocker raised $43,280 for his campaign; Ryan raised $27,032.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=111437 District 38 Delaware House candidate funds, 2008]</ref>
  
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Below are Hocker's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=111437 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
 
Below are Hocker's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=111437 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
 
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Hocker serves on the Board of Directors of the Baltimore Trust Company and is the founder of Springtime Jamboree. He is also a member of the Better Business Bureau, Federation of Independent Business and Millville Fire Company.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=53669 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Hocker]</ref>
  
 
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==Recent news==

Revision as of 14:45, 11 September 2013

Gerald Hocker
Gerald hocker.jpg
Delaware State Senate District 20
Incumbent
In office
January 8, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2017
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Minority Whip, Delaware State House of Representatives
Compensation
Base salary$42,750/year
Per diem$7,334 annual expense allowance
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Delaware House of Representatives District 38
2003-2013
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Delaware
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 9, 1948
Place of birthLewes, DE
ProfessionBusiness owner
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Gerald Hocker (b. January 9, 1948) is a Republican member of the Delaware State Senate, representing District 20. He was first elected in 2012.

Hocker served as a Republican member of the Delaware House of Representatives, representing District 38 from 2002 to 2013. During that time, he served as House Minority Whip.

Biography

Hocker owns G and E, Inc. and Hocker's Super Center.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Delaware Committee Assignments, 2013
Administrative Services/Elections
Agriculture
Bond
Labor & Industrial Relations
Natural Resources & Environmental Control
Small Business

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Hocker's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 97 - "excludes from income taxes pensions received from the United States, including military retirement income, up to a maximum of $37,500.00 less any Social Security benefits paid by the United States in the taxable year."
  • HB 178 - "amends the municipal charter of the Town of Bethany Beach regarding penalties that may be imposed for violations of ordinances of the Town."
  • HB 203 - "This act designates strawberries as the official State fruit."

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

Elections

2012

Hocker ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 11, 2012 and was challenged by Richard Eakle in the general election on November 6, 2012.

See also: Delaware State Senate elections, 2012

Hocker announced in April 2012 that he would run for election to the State Senate in 2012. He sought election to the District 20 seat being vacated by George Bunting (D).[1][2]

Delaware State Senate, District 20, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGerald Hocker 68% 14,290
     Democratic Richard Eakle 32% 6,736
Total Votes 21,026

2010

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hocker won re-election to the 38th District Seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the primary or the November 2, 2010 general election.[3]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 38
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Gerald Hocker (R) 9,371 100%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Hocker won re-election to the Delaware House of Representatives from Delaware's 38th District, defeating Mary Ryan (D). Hocker received 9,769 votes in the election while Ryan received 3,784 votes.[4] Hocker raised $43,280 for his campaign; Ryan raised $27,032.[5]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 38
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Gerald Hocker (R) 9,769 72.1%
Mary Ryan (D) 3,784 27.9%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Hocker raised $20,920 in contributions. [6]

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

2008

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

Contributor 2008 total
DE Chiropractic Society $650
Bayshore Plaza II $600
Preston & Debra Dyer $600
DE Assoc of Realtors $600
Rebecca Lockwood $600

Personal

Hocker serves on the Board of Directors of the Baltimore Trust Company and is the founder of Springtime Jamboree. He is also a member of the Better Business Bureau, Federation of Independent Business and Millville Fire Company.[8]

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Political offices
Preceded by
George Bunting (D)
Delaware State Senate District 20
2013–Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Delaware House District 38
2002–2013
Succeeded by
Ronald E. Gray (R)