2010 Delaware House of Representatives election

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Delaware House of Representatives election, 2010

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All 41 seats of the Delaware House of Representatives
21 seats are needed for a majority
Turnout49%
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Robert Gilligan Gregory Lavelle
Party Democratic Republican
Leader's seat District 19 District 11
Last election 25 16
Seats before 24 17
Seats won 26 15
Seat change Increase2 Decrease2
Popular vote 150,561 136,273
Percentage 51.88% 45.95%

Speaker before election

Robert Gilligan
Democratic

Elected Speaker

Robert Gilligan
Democratic

An election was held on November 2, 2010 to elect all 41 members to Delaware's House of Representatives. The election coincided with the elections for other offices, including U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives and state senate. The primary election was held on September 14, 2010.

Democrats consolidated their control of the House with a net gain of two seats, winning 26 seats compared to 15 seats for the Republicans.

Results[edit]

Statewide[edit]

Party Candi-
dates
Votes % Seats +/–
Democratic Party 35 150,561 51.88% 26 Increase2
Republican Party 34 136,273 46.95% 15 Decrease2
Libertarian Party 5 1,165 0.40% 0
Working Families Party 2 773 0.27% 0
Independent Party 3 553 0.19% 0
Unaffiliated 1 463 0.16% 0
Blue Enigma Party 1 440 0.15% 0
Total 81 290,228 100.00% 41

District[edit]

Results of the 2010 Delaware House of Representatives election by district:[1]

District Democratic Republican Others Total Result
Votes % Votes % Votes % Votes %
District 1 6,044 100.00% - - - - 6,044 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 2 4,485 100.00% - - - - 4,485 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 3 3,375 83.15% - - 684 16.85% 4,059 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 4 5,298 65.77% 2,757 34.23% - - 8,055 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 5 4,921 100.00% - - - - 4,921 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 6 4,263 51.89% 3,856 46.93% 97 1.18% 8,216 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 7 4,983 56.86% 3,619 41.29% 162 1.85% 8,764 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 8 6,402 63.18% 3,731 36.82% - - 10,133 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 9 5,583 51.30% 5,301 48.70% - - 10,884 100.00% Democratic GAIN
District 10 4,314 54.65% 3,580 45.35% - - 7,894 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 11 3,318 38.96% 5,198 61.04% - - 8,516 100.00% Republican Hold
District 12 - - 6,067 88.78% 767 11.22% 6,834 100.00% Republican Hold
District 13 4,345 90.80% - - 440 9.20% 4,785 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 14 6,425 53.67% 5,546 46.33% - - 11,971 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 15 6,764 71.33% 2,569 27.09% 150 1.58% 9,483 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 16 5,328 100.00% - - - - 5,328 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 17 5,108 100.00% - - - - 5,108 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 18 3,115 52.97% 2,677 45.52% 89 1.51% 5,881 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 19 4,527 73.37% 1,643 26.63% - - 6,170 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 20 3,288 37.55% 5,469 62.45% - - 8,757 100.00% Republican Hold
District 21 - - 5,356 100.00% - - 5,356 100.00% Republican Hold
District 22 2,798 32.67% 5,767 67.33% - - 8,565 100.00% Republican Hold
District 23 4,649 68.38% 2,150 31.62% - - 6,799 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 24 3,531 68.35% 1,635 31.65% - - 5,166 100.00% Democratic GAIN
District 25 3,402 65.54% 1,789 34.46% - - 5,191 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 26 4,819 96.67% 166 3.33% - - 4,985 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 27 4,654 64.94% 2,513 35.06% - - 7,167 100.00% Democratic GAIN
District 28 4,534 67.72% 2,161 32.28% - - 6,695 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 29 3,673 41.51% 5,176 58.49% - - 8,849 100.00% Republican Hold
District 30 - - 5,514 100.00% - - 5,514 100.00% Republican Hold
District 31 3,487 59.12% 2,411 40.88% - - 5,898 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 32 2,291 50.18% 1,995 43.69% 280 6.13% 4,566 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 33 3,955 47.83% 4,314 52.17% - - 8,269 100.00% Republican GAIN
District 34 2,393 29.42% 5,015 61.66% 725 8.91% 8,133 100.00% Republican Hold
District 35 1,995 29.71% 4,719 70.29% - - 6,714 100.00% Republican Hold
District 36 4,440 45.92% 5,229 54.08% - - 9,669 100.00% Republican Hold
District 37 3,189 38.25% 5,149 61.75% - - 8,338 100.00% Republican Hold
District 38 - - 9,371 100.00% - - 9,371 100.00% Republican Hold
District 39 - - 4,562 100.00% - - 4,562 100.00% Republican Hold
District 40 - - 5,342 100.00% - - 5,342 100.00% Republican Hold
District 41 4,865 55.34% 3,926 44.66% - - 8,791 100.00% Democratic Hold
Total 150,561 51.88% 136,273 46.95% 3,394 1.17% 290,228 100.00%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 General Election (Official Results)". Dover, U.S.A.: Office of the State Election Commissioner, Department of Elections, State of Delaware. Retrieved October 16, 2018.