Patricia Blevins

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Patricia Blevins
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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, 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.[2]

Delaware State Senate, District 7
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Patricia Blevins (D) 7,877 61.0%
Frederick R. Cullins (R) 5,044 39.0%


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.[3] Blevins raised $67,329 for her campaign in 2006; Bullen raised $600.[4]

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.[5] 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.[6] 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

District 7

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


Patricia is married to Michael Blevins.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Delaware Senate District 7
Succeeded by