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Elected and Appointed Officials In Delaware

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Delaware Current Partisan Composition

State Representatives(41)
State Senators(21)
US Representatives(1)
US Senators(2)
Lt. Governor
Att. General
Sec. Of State
State Elected Officials
Bethany Hall-Long
Matthew Denn,
Hon. Jeffrey Bullock
Delaware U.S. Senators
US Senators(2)
Party affiliation:Democrat
Senator Thomas R.,Carper

Thomas R.,Carper
Year of Birth: 1947

A Senator and a Representative from Delaware; born in Beckley,Raleigh County, W.Va., January 23, 1947; attended public schools; graduated,Whetstone High School, Columbus, Ohio 1964; B.A., Ohio State University,Columbus 1968; University of Delaware, Newark, M.B.A. 1975; served in theUnited States Navy 1968-1973; Naval Reserve, commander, 1973-1991; DelawareState treasurer 1976-1983; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and tothe four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 3, 1993); governor ofDelaware 1993-2001; chairman of the National Governors Association 1998-1999;elected to the United States Senate in 2000 for term commencing January 3,2001; reelected in 2006 and again in 2012 for the term ending January 3, 2019;chair, Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (One HundredThirteenth Congress).

Phone: Washington, D.C. Office:(202) 224-2441

Party affiliation:Democrat
Senator Christopher A.,Coons

Christopher A.,Coons
Year of Birth: 1963

A Senator from Delaware; born on September 9, 1963, in Greenwich,Conn.; B.A., Amherst College, 1985; J.D., Yale University Law School, 1992;M.A.R., Yale Divinity School, 1992; worked in the non-profit sector; attorney;served as president of the New Castle County Council 2001-2005; CountyExecutive of New Castle County 2005-2010; elected as a Democrat to the UnitedStates Senate in the November 2, 2010, special election to the term endingJanuary 3, 2015, a seat previously held by appointed Senator Edward E. Kaufman,and took the oath of office on November 15, 2010; reelected in 2014 for theterm ending January 3, 2021.

Phone: WASHINGTON, D.C.:(202) 224-5042

Delaware U.S. House Representatives
Congressional Districts : At Large ,
US House(1)
Congressional District : At LargeDemocratic
Representative Representative Carney, John C., Jr.

Representative Carney, John C., Jr.
Year of Birth: 1956

A Representative from Delaware; born in Wilmington, New CastleCounty, Del., May 20, 1956; graduated from St. Mark’s High School, Wilmington,Del., 1974; A.B., Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 1978; M.P.A., University ofDelaware, Newark, Del., 1987; athletic coach; staff, United States SenatorJoseph Biden, Jr., of Delaware, 1986-1989; New Castle County, Del., chiefadministrative officer, 1989-1994; staff, Governor Thomas Carper of Delaware,1994-1997; finance secretary of Delaware, 1997-2000; lieutenant governor ofDelaware, 2001-2009; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Twelfth and tothe two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2011-present).


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