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Patricia Blevins
Patricia blevins.jpg
Delaware State Senate District 7
In office
1991 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2013
Years in position 24
Base salary$42,750 per year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1990
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sTemple University
Date of birth02/21/1954
Place of birthWilmington, DE
ProfessionNon-Profit Manager, Delaware Helpline
Office website
Patricia Blevins has been a Democratic member of the Delaware State Senate since 1990. She currently serves as the Senate Majority Leader.

Blevins received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Temple University.

Besides being a senator, Blevins is also the Manager of the non-profit, Delaware Helpline.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Blevins has been appointed to these committees:


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



See also: Delaware State Senate elections, 2012

Blevins is running for re-election in the 2012 election for Delaware State Senate District 7. Blevins ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 11, 2012 and is challenged by James Christina in the general election on November 6, 2012. [2][3]


See also: Delaware State Senate elections, 2010

Blevins won re-election to the 7th District Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition and defeated Frederick R. Cullins (R) in the November 2, 2010 general election.[4]

Delaware State Senate District 7 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatricia Blevins Incumbent 61% 7,877
     Republican Frederick R. Cullins 39% 5,044
Total Votes 12,921


On November 7, 2006, Blevins won re-election to the Delaware State Senate from Delaware's 7th Senate District. Blevins defeated Everson Bullen, Jr. (R). Blevins received 8,835 votes, while Bullen received 3,386 votes.[5] Blevins raised $67,329 for her campaign in 2006; Bullen raised $600.[6]

Delaware State Senate, District 7 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Patricia Blevins (D) 8,835 72.3%
Everson Bullen, Jr. (R) 3,386 27.7%

Campaign donors



In 2008, a year in which she was not up for re-election, Blevins collected $6,275 in contributions.[7] The five largest contributors to her campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Wal-Mart $600
Deborah A. Hamilton Ltd. $600
Entertainment Software Association $600
Carpenters and Joiners Local 626 $600
Sunoco $500


In 2006, Blevins collected $67,239 in contributions.[8] The ten largest contributors to her campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Laborers Political League of Delaware $600
Vincent Pettinero $600
Edward R. Davis $600
Vincent and Sharon Meconi $600
Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 74 $600
Delaware Public Employees Council 81 $600
Wolf, Block, Schorr, and Solis-Cohen $600
Delaware State Auto Workers $600
Delaware State Education Association $600
Anheuser-Busch $600

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District 7

Blevins represents Delaware Senate district 7, which covers the town of Elsmere.


Patricia is married to Michael Blevins.

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