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|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Tenure = 1991 - Present
 
|Tenure = 1991 - Present
|Term ends = January 13, 2013
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|Term ends = January 10, 2017
 
|Assumed office = 1991
 
|Assumed office = 1991
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|Base salary = $42,750 per year
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|Base salary = $42,750/year
|Per diem =
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|Per diem = $7,334 annual expense allowance
 
|Pension =
 
|Pension =
|Last election = [[Delaware State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Last election = November 6, 2012
 
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|First elected = 1990
 
|First elected = 1990
 
|Term limits =
 
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|Next election = [[Delaware State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Next election = November 8, 2016
 
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{{tnr}}'''Patricia Blevins''' has been a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Delaware State Senate]] since 1990. She currently serves as the [[Senate Majority Leader]].  
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{{tnr}}'''Patricia Blevins''' has been a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Delaware State Senate]] representing District 7 since 1990. She currently serves as the [[Senate Majority Leader]].  
  
 
Blevins received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Temple University.
 
Blevins received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Temple University.
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Blevins served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Delaware
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Administrative Services/Elections
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|Committee2 = Banking
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|Committee3 = Ethics
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|Committee4 = Executive
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|Chair4= Chair
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|Committee5 = Health & Social Services
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|Committee6 = Judiciary
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|Committee7 = Legislative Council
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|Chair7= Chair
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|Committee8 = Permanent Rules
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|Chair8= Chair
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Blevins has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Blevins served on these committees:
* [[Administrative Services/Elections Committee, Delaware State Senate|Administrative Services/Elections]]
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* [[Banking Committee, Delaware State Senate|Banking]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Children, Youth & Families Committee, Delaware State Senate|Children, Youth & Families]]
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* [[Ethics Committee, Delaware State Senate|Ethics]]
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|State = Delaware
* [[Executive Committee, Delaware State Senate|Executive]]
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|year = 2011
* [[Health & Social Services Committee, Delaware State Senate|Health & Social Services]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
* [[Judiciary Committee, Delaware State Senate|Judiciary]] ''Chair''
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|Committee1 = Administrative Services/Elections
* [[Legislative Council Committee, Delaware State Senate|Legislative Council]]
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|Committee2 = Banking
* [[Permanent Rules Committee, Delaware State Senate|Permanent Rules]]
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|Committee3 = Children, Youth & Families
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|Committee4 = Ethics
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|Committee5 = Executive
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|Committee6 = Health & Social Services
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|Committee7 = Judiciary
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|Chair7= Chair
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|Committee8 = Legislative Council
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|Committee9 = Permanent Rules
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Blevins served on these committees:
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Blevins served on these committees:<ref>[http://legis.delaware.gov/legislature.nsf/31a4f2a88229da56852569c1004ecb24/e0871b031b868de3852569d8005369f1?OpenDocument&TableRow=1.5.5#1.5. ''Delaware Senate'' Committee Assignments]</ref>
  
* [[Insurance Committee, Delaware State Senate|Insurance]].
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Health & Social Services Committee, Delaware State Senate|Health & Social Services]].
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|Collapse=Yes
* [[Permanent Rules Committee, Delaware State Senate|Permanent Rules]].
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|State = Delaware
* [[Legislative Council Committee, Delaware State Senate|Legislative Council]].
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|year = 2009
* [[Administrative Services/Elections Committee, Delaware State Senate|Administrative Services/Elections]].
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|Chamber = State Senate
* [[Executive Committee, Delaware State Senate|Executive]].
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|Committee1 = Administrative Services/Elections
* [[Children; Youth & Families Committee, Delaware State Senate|Children; Youth & Families]].
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|Committee2 = Children; Youth & Families
* [[Ethics Committee, Delaware State Senate|Ethics]].
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|Committee3 = Ethics
* [[Judiciary Committee, Delaware State Senate|Judiciary]].<ref>[http://legis.delaware.gov/legislature.nsf/31a4f2a88229da56852569c1004ecb24/e0871b031b868de3852569d8005369f1?OpenDocument&TableRow=1.5.5#1.5. ''Delaware Senate'' Committee Assignments]</ref>
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|Committee4 = Executive
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|Committee5 = Health & Social Services
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|Committee6 = Insurance
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|Committee7 = Judiciary
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|Committee8 = Legislative Council
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|Committee9 = Permanent Rules
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Delaware State Senate elections, 2012]]''
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Blevins ran for re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Delaware State Senate elections, 2012|Delaware State Senate]] District 7. Blevins ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 11, 2012 and defeated [[James Christina]] in the general election on November 6, 2012. <ref>[http://elections.delaware.gov/services/candidate/candidate_list.shtml ''Delaware Elections Division'' "Candidate List" Accessed July 13, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://elections.delaware.gov/results/html/election.shtml ''Delaware Department of Elections,'' Official Primary Results]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber= Delaware State Senate, District 7, General Election
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|party1=Democratic
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|party2=Libertarian
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|winner1 =Patricia Blevins
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|Inc1 =Y
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|candidate2 =James Christina
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|votes1 =13756
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|votes2 =1139
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}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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{{State leg donor}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
{{slp donor box 2010
 
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Patricia + Blevins + Delaware + Senate'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Patricia + Blevins + Delaware + Senate'''
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{submit a leg link}}
 
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*[http://legis.delaware.gov/legislature.nsf/7f4f680c99e8e0d1852569c10055e9d4/e0871b031b868de3852569d8005369f1?OpenDocument Official Delaware State Senate website of Senator Patricia Blevins]
 
*[http://legis.delaware.gov/legislature.nsf/7f4f680c99e8e0d1852569c10055e9d4/e0871b031b868de3852569d8005369f1?OpenDocument Official Delaware State Senate website of Senator Patricia Blevins]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5727 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=5727 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5727 Project Vote Smart biography of Senator Patricia Blevins]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=5727 Biography from Project Vote Smart of Senator Patricia Blevins]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=97105 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83945 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=71141 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=4128 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=24506 2000]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=97105 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83945 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=71141 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=4128 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=24506 2000]
  
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Revision as of 02:52, 19 March 2013

Patricia Blevins
Patricia blevins.jpg
Delaware State Senate District 7
Incumbent
In office
1991 - Present
Term ends
January 10, 2017
Years in position 23
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$42,750/year
Per diem$7,334 annual expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1990
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sTemple University
Personal
Birthday02/21/1954
Place of birthWilmington, DE
ProfessionNon-Profit Manager, Delaware Helpline
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Patricia Blevins has been a Democratic member of the Delaware State Senate representing District 7 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

2013-2014

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

Delaware Committee Assignments, 2013
Administrative Services/Elections
Banking
Ethics
Executive, Chair
Health & Social Services
Judiciary
Legislative Council, Chair
Permanent Rules, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Blevins served on these committees:[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Delaware State Senate elections, 2012

Blevins ran 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 defeated James Christina in the general election on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

Delaware State Senate, District 7, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatricia Blevins Incumbent 92.4% 13,756
     Libertarian James Christina 7.6% 1,139
Total Votes 14,895

2010

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

2006

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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

Delaware State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Patricia Blevins's campaign in 2010
Delaware Citizens For Economic Development$600
Valero Energy$600
Walker, Charles F & Raina Fishbane$600
Verizon$600
Delaware Contractors Association$600
Total Raised in 2010 $58,497

2008

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

2006

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

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Patricia + Blevins + Delaware + Senate

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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District 7

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

Personal

Patricia is married to Michael Blevins.

External links

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Delaware Senate District 7
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