Lynn, Paradee file for re-election to Delaware House

DOVER — Two Dover-area representatives — both Democrats — have filed for re-election within the past two weeks.

Rep. Trey Paradee submitted his information to the Elections Department Wednesday.

He was first elected in 2012, representing the 29th District, which includes Cheswold and parts of Smyrna, Clayton, Wyoming and Dover.

Rep. Trey Paradee

Rep. Trey Paradee

“It is truly a privilege to go to Legislative Hall on behalf of my neighbors and to make meaningful progress on the issues most important to them,” he said in a statement. “From day one, my job has been to listen to the people who chose me to represent them, to share their concerns and to be their voice in state government.

“My constituents know that I am always willing to stand up and fight when there is a threat to their quality of life — even if it means taking on powerful developers and moneyed interests.”

Rep. Sean Lynn, in his first term, filed for re-election in the 31st District in February.

His district covers Dover.

Rep. Lynn was one of the prime supporters of a bill to end the death penalty.

Rep. Sean Lynn

Sean Lynn

Several of his bills deal with “human rights” and criminal justice.

Rep. Paradee has supported legislation to test abandoned rape kits, create savings accounts for individuals with disabilities and improve infrastructure.

Neither has an opponent at this point.

Twenty-one incumbent lawmakers have now filed for re-election.

Reach staff writer Matt Bittle at mbittle@newszap.com

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