Rochester makes Delaware history as congresswoman

WILMINGTON — Lisa Blunt Rochester will become Delaware’s first woman and first African-American to represent the state in the U.S. House of Representatives. Taking 55.5 percent of the vote overall and winning only New Castle, Ms. Rochester defeated former Wyoming mayor and military veteran Hans Reigle, a Republican. For the first time in more than […]

Balance of Delaware senate shifts after Blevins loss

WILMINGTON — In a shocking upstate upset, Senate President Pro Tempore Patricia Blevins lost to Republican Anthony Delcollo in Tuesday’s election. The upset gives the GOP one more seat in the Senate, narrowing the gap one seat, 11 to 10. No other incumbent lost Tuesday. However, the Democratic Party is losing another state senator, Bethany […]