Dems nominate McGuiness for auditor, Jennings for attorney general

WILMINGTON — Kathy Jennings, a veteran of the Delaware Department of Justice, handily won a four-way primary for the Democratic nomination for attorney general, while Rehoboth Beach commissioner Kathy McGuiness defeated two other Democrats to claim the party’s nod for auditor. Meanwhile, Scott Walker triumphed over Lee Murphy, 53 to 47 percent, to earn the […]

Sussex voters pick Rieley, Hudson for County Council seats

SUSSEX COUNTY – Republican voters have spoken, and John Rieley of Millsboro and Douglas Hudson of Clarksville are headed to the Nov. 6 general election ballot as GOP candidates for Sussex County Council. Mr. Rieley, with longstanding family ties rooted to farming and the financial banking/investment world, topped Kevin Christopher of Laurel in the District […]

Bob Knight to campaign for Delaware U.S. Senate candidate Arlett

MILLVILLE — Fiery college basketball coaching legend Bob Knight will be the featured speaker Thursday at a campaign rally and fundraiser for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rob Arlett of Frankford. The event will be held at the Millville Fire Hall, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Mr. Arlett, serving in his fourth year on Sussex County Council, […]

Kent County employee Morris files to run for 30th District seat

DOVER — Republican William “Shannon” Morris has filed to run for the 30th Representative District seat. Mr. Morris will seek to replace Rep. Bobby Outten, a Republican who has held the office since 2004 and is retiring. “I’d be honored to continue Bobby Outten’s legacy in the House of Representatives,” Mr. Morris, 43, said in […]

Republican Brandt announces run for U.S. House

DOVER — Republican Ed Brandt announced over the weekend he plans to seek the party’s nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives. He is the first Republican to enter the race. Mr. Brandt, a chaplain brigadier general in the Army National Guard, announced his candidacy Saturday at a Kent County Republican Party dinner. “Too frequently […]

GOP candidate announces run for state House in 35th District

DOVER — Sussex County Farm Bureau President Jesse Vanderwende, a Republican, announced Monday he is running for the 35th Representative District’s open seat. The incumbent in the district, Rep. Dave Wilson, a Bridgeville Republican, announced last week he is seeking the 18th Senatorial District post. Rep. Wilson has held the seat for nine years. “Agriculture […]

Businesswoman running for 17th District Senate seat

DOVER ­— Republican Donyale Hall is set to officially announce her run for the 17th Senatorial District, joining two other candidates. Jason Stewart, a fellow Republican, is seeking the seat, and Rep. Trey Paradee, D-Cheswold, is also running. Incumbent Sen. Brian Bushweller, D-Dover, is not seeking re-election next year. Ms. Hall will hold a campaign […]