JIM & ADA LEIGH SOLES
A BIDEN AND SUSSEX, TOGETHER AGAIN
Posted: Sept. 29, 2014
There is no place like Sussex County for the Biden family, and it worked to the advantage of the Sussex Women's Democratic Club and five Democratic women who are candidates trying to buck the odds by running against Republican officeholders in the county.
SURPRISE! VAUGHN VAULTS TOWARD THE SUPREME COURT
Posted: Sept. 25, 2014
Out of four candidates whom Jack Markell, the Democratic governor, was supposed to be considering for a new Supreme Court justice, it was not necessarily expected to be Jim Vaughn Jr., the Superior Court president judge, who would emerge. Yet here he is.
DOUBLE THE MONEY FOR SEAN BARNEY
Posted: Sept. 23, 2014
Candidates who win primary elections can collect contributions from the same people all over again for the general election. What about Sean Barney, who had the Democratic primary for treasurer disappear with only 12 days to go?
Posted: Sept. 17, 2014
Now that Primary Day has passed and the ballot is set for the 2014 election, Delaware Grapevine takes a new look at the statewide campaigns and the legislative races that are likely to be battlegrounds when the voters go to the polls on Nov. 4.
WHOSE NAME WILL REIGN SUPREME?
Posted: Sept. 11, 2014
The machinations are under way for a new Supreme Court justice to replace Carolyn Berger, whose last day was Sept. 1, with a list of names, some rather familiar, going to the governor this week to be considered for the nomination.
Posted: Sept. 9, 2014
A yawner of a Primary Day failed to bring out the voters, but the ones who did come out were establishment types who delivered the Republican race for treasurer to Ken Simpler and the Democratic race for auditor to Brenda Mayrack. They also ousted a legislator or two.
SHAGGY DOG POLITICS
Posted: Sept. 5, 2014
In a strange twist, a strategy by the Delaware Republicans to try to appeal to more African-American voters could wind up having dire consequences for Republican candidates in two races that are the party's best hope for winning statewide office.