Thomas Kovach

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Thomas Kovach
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Delaware House of Representatives District 6
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Attorney
Thomas Kovach was a Republican member of the Delaware House of Representatives. He represented the 6th District from December 20, 2008-2010.

Kovach is an attorney with Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze, and has previously served as an Enforcement officer with the United States Environmental Protection Agency.[1]

Committee assignments


Kovach's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 1 - "This bill allows the public to have access to meetings of the Delaware General Assembly except for caucuses."
  • HB 102 – "This bill would enable the implementation of the Teach For America program and teacher residency programs on a statewide basis."
  • HB 117 - "This bill will save the State of Delaware money by having school board elections on the date of the general election and it will increase the voter turnout for school board elections."

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



See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2010

Kovach ran for re-election to the 6th District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. Kovach lost to Debra Heffernan (D) in the November 2, 2010 general election.[2]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 6
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Debra Heffernan (D) 4,263 51.9%
Thomas Kovach (R) 3,856 46.9%
Matthew John Flebbe (L) 97 1.2%

Special election 2008

On December 20, 2008, Kovach won election to the Delaware House of Representatives from Delaware's 6th District in a special election to fill the seat vacated by Diana McWilliams, who resigned from office. Kovach received 1,540 votes in the election, defeating Michael Migliore (D), who received 1,467 votes.[3]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 6
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Kovach (R) 1,540 51.2%
Michael Migliore (D) 1,467 48,8%

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Political offices
Preceded by
Delaware House District 6
Succeeded by
Debra Heffernan