Harris, Seely vie for Woodbridge school board seat

Voters head to the polls — or mail in their absentee ballots ahead of — July 21 for this year’s school board elections. Downstate, there are seven contested elections. Learn a little bit more about the candidates below and check back for more districts this week. To cast a ballot, voters must return an absentee […]

34th District Republicans to hold meeting on July 16

DOVER — The 34th Representative District Republicans will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, July 16, at 7 p.m. at the Kent County Republican Headquarters at 2151 S. DuPont Highway, Dover.The committee will be discussing fall campaign plans, the upcoming state convention, and organizing booths for the Wyoming Peach Festival on Aug. 1. All Republicans […]

Goldman, Pryor vie for Indian River school board seat

Voters head to the polls — or mail in their absentee ballots ahead of — July 21 for this year’s school board election. Downstate, there are seven contested elections. Learn a little bit more about the candidates below and check back for more districts this week. To cast a ballot absentee, voters must return an […]

Denman, Puchalsky compete for CR at-large seat

Voters head to the polls — or mail in their absentee ballots by — July 21 for this year’s school board election. Downstate, there are seven contested elections. Learn a little bit more about the candidates below and check back for more districts this week. To cast a ballot, voters must return an absentee affidavit […]

Rep. Quinn Johnson retiring

DOVER — Rep. Quinn Johnson, a Middletown Democrat who co-chairs the influential budget-writing panel, announced Monday he will not seek another term in the legislature. Expressing a desire to spend more time with family, Rep. Johnson told colleagues his seat will be open this fall. “It’s time for me to say thank you. I will […]

State Sen. Bonini running for governor again

DOVER — Backed by “significant financial support,” state Sen. Colin Bonini is running for governor. Sen. Bonini, a Dover Republican who lost to Democratic Gov. John Carney in 2016, announced Friday he plans to seek the governor’s office again. Echoing many of the same themes from 2016, he said the state has been going nowhere […]

Rescheduled Georgetown municipal election, referendum set

GEORGETOWN — Aug. 15 is the rescheduled date for Georgetown’s 2020 municipal election that features one contested race with two seats unopposed. Originally slated for May 9, that election was canceled with Gov. John Carney’s state of emergency and the potential public health threat due to the coronavirus pandemic. Penuel Barrett and incumbent Bob Holston […]

Gum retains Millsboro at-large council seat

MILLSBORO — Larry Gum, who has served several terms on Millsboro town council and several years as mayor, retained his council seat, outpolling challenger Denise Blake Saturday for the at-large seat in the town’s 2020 municipal election. In the six-hour election, Mr. Gum garnered 77 votes to top the spirited campaign by Ms. Blake, who […]

Milford elects 3 council members

MILFORD — Mike Boyle, Andrew Fulton and Brian Baer were elected as city council members on Saturday in tight races. In the First Ward, Mr. Boyle bested Michael D. Spillane by a vote of 173-162. Mr. Fulton took the Second Ward seat by a 119-110 margin over Joseph Willey. Mr. Baer received 57 votes in […]

Milford to take third try at council elections on Saturday

MILFORD — Voting for three seats on Milford City Council will take place in the city’s annual Municipal Election from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Public Works Facility at 180 Vickers Drive off Airport Road. This will be the city of Milford’s third attempt at holding its annual election, after previous […]