2012 Delaware lieutenant gubernatorial election

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2012 Delaware Lieutenant gubernatorial election

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Nominee Matthew Denn Sher Valenzuela
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 238,957 143,978
Percentage 61.6% 37.1%

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County results
Denn:      50–60%      60–70%
Valenzuela:      50–60%

Lieutenant Governor before election

Matthew Denn

Elected Lieutenant Governor

Matthew Denn

The election for Lieutenant Governor of Delaware took place on November 6, 2012, coinciding with the Delaware gubernatorial election. Democratic incumbent Lieutenant Governor Matthew Denn was elected to a second term, defeating Republican nominee Sher Valenzuela in a landslide.


Democratic Party[edit]

Republican Party[edit]

Libertarian Party[edit]

  • Margaret McKeown

General election results[edit]

Delaware lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2012[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew Denn (incumbent) 238,957 61.6
Republican Sher Valenzuela 143,978 37.1
Libertarian Margaret McKeown 5,206 1.3
Total votes 388,141 100.00
Democratic hold

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "State of Delaware General Election Official Results". State of Delaware. Retrieved November 7, 2012.