Election 2020: Lieutenant Governor

Name: Bethany A. Hall-Long Party: Democrat Age: 56 Family: Husband, Dana; son, Brock Residence: Middletown Occupation: Joint Faculty of Nursing and Public Policy, University of Delaware; lieutenant governor Name: Donyale Hall Party: Republican Age: 50 Family: Married with 10 children Residence: Dover Occupation: Business owner Why are you running for this seat? BL: I’m running […]

Election 2020: Insurance Commissioner

Name: Trinidad Navarro Party: Democratic Age: 51 Family: Wife, Melissa; son, Jordan, and daughters Kylie and Hannah Residence: Bear Occupation: Insurance commissioner Name: Julia M. Pillsbury Party: Republican Age: 68 Family: Spouse, three sons and a daughter, three granddaughters Residence: Dover Occupation: Pediatrician Why are you running for this seat? TN: I am running for […]

Election 2020: 15th Senatorial District

Name: Dave LawsonParty: RepublicanAge: 73Family: MarriedResidence: MarydelOccupation: Delaware state senator 15th District Name: Jaci HuggParty: DemocraticAge: 53Family: David Hugg, husbandResidence: SmyrnaOccupation: Legislative assistant to state Sen. Bruce Ennis Why are you running for this seat?DL: My purpose in seeking re-election is to continue efforts to improve the overall condition of the state and to protect […]

Electon 2020: Governor candidates’ surveys

Name: John Carney Party: Democrat Age: 64 Family: Wife, Tracey; two sons, Sam and Jimmy Residence: Wilmington Occupation: Current governor of the state of Delaware Name: Julianne Murray Party: Republican Age: 50 Family: Husband, Patrick Residence: Seaford Occupation: Attorney Name: Kathy DeMatteis Party: Independent Party of Delaware Age: Did not answer Family: Did not answer […]

Students around state set to cast ballots in mock election

As mail-in ballots travel through the postal service and Delawareans plan to arrive at the polls in early November, students across the state also will cast their ballots this year through a mock 2020 election. “For the most part, we talk about schools being places that are oriented toward preparing students for college, for career. […]

Election 2020: Sussex County Council District 3

Name: Patricia “Patti” Drago Party: Unaffiliated Age: 67 Family: Married to Rich Weissmann, CPA and U.S. Air Force veteran, four stepchildren, five grandchildren Residence: Lewes Relevant experience: Twenty-five years of proven business leadership and operational experience managing projects, building consensus, solving complex problems, mediating disputes and managing complex financial transactions. Managed my homeowners’ association’s transition […]

Election 2020: Sussex County Council District 1

Name: Michael Vincent Party: Republican Age: 75 Family: Wife, Elaine; daughter, Michelle Middleton (married to Keith); and three grandchildren residing in Richmond, Virginia Residence: Seaford Relevant experience: I have spent my adult life serving my community. I am a lifetime member of the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department. I have served on committees of my church […]

Trump, Biden go after each other on coronavirus, taxes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden scrapped over how to tame the raging coronavirus in Thursday’s final 2020 debate, largely shelving the rancor that overshadowed their previous face-off in favor of a more substantive exchange that highlighted their vastly different approaches to solving the major domestic and foreign policy challenges […]

Murray criticizes Carney over transparency, regulations

NEW CASTLE — Republican gubernatorial candidate Julianne Murray on Thursday questioned Gov. John Carney’s handling of public records requests, along with taking aim at regulation of prospective businesses along Delaware’s coast. Ms. Murray criticized the governor’s supposed response to a Freedom of Information Act request regarding what was described in a news release as “the […]

Candidates for 34th District square off over COVID, voting, climate change and more

DOVER — Delaware should reopen now and not require people to wear a mask in public, trusting most will act cautiously and wisely, Rep. Lyndon Yearick said Wednesday. Participating in a virtual debate hosted by the League of Women Voters of Kent County and several other organizations, the two candidates for the 34th Representative District […]