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DELAWARE IS WITH HER
Posted: Nov. 8, 2016
Hillary Clinton carried Delaware, as the Democrats swept all of the statewide races on Election Day. Upstate was with her, but downstate was not. Typical Delaware -- New Castle County goes blue, while Kent County and Sussex County go red.
Posted: Nov. 3, 2016
There are four things to know about the election in Delaware. Four offices on the statewide ballot. Four governors in a row for the Democrats if they elect John Carney. Four ex-lieutenant governors on track to make history. Four key races for the state Senate.
POLITICAL TRICKS AND TREATS
Posted: Oct. 31, 2016
The thing about Halloween and elections is they are both good for an October Surprise. Certainly the presidential race has proven it, but the Delaware campaign season? Not so much. This has not always been the situation, though.
GLASS CEILING POLITICS
Posted: Oct. 27, 2016
Over the last 60 years, there have only been 10 women who have made it into statewide office in Delaware, but the time looks right for two more to get there on Election Day. Not to mention the prospects for a woman to collect the state's three electoral votes.
JUDGE ROBINSON IS GOING, BUT IS ANYONE COMING?
Posted: Oct. 25, 2016; updated: Oct. 26, 2016
The slowdown in the U.S. Senate over judicial confirmations could be hitting home here in Delaware shortly, because the federal District Court is going to need someone to replace Sue Robinson, who has been a judge there for 25 years.
BINGE-WATCHING THE DEBATES
Posted: Oct. 20, 2016
Never have such contrasting words been spoken, as the candidates here in Delaware for governor and congressperson debated during the same evening as the presidential candidates did. It was a back-to-back-to-back debate marathon.
JEFFERSON-JACKSON AND THREE WEEKS TO GO
Posted: Oct. 18, 2016
When an election year has been so sulfurous it seems like the body politic could use an exorcism, who you gonna call? At the annual Jefferson-Jackson gathering, the Delaware Democrats turned to Elijah Cummings, the Maryland congressman, and Garth Brooks.