Links to profile pages online. Updated 10/12.
NOTE: There are 23 candidates without opponents this cycle. There are also "declared write-in candidates." They are listed at the bottom of the page.U.S. Senate Incumbent Democrat Tom Carper Republican Robert Arlett Green Dimitri Theodoropoulos Libertarian Nadine Frost U.S. House Incumbent Democrat Lisa Blunt Rochester Republican Scott Walker State Offices Attorney General Republican Bernard Pepukayi Democrat Kathleen Jennings Treasurer Incumbent Republican Ken Simpler Democrat Colleen Davis Green David Chandler Auditor Republican James Spadola Democrat Kathleen McGuiness Senate District 4 Incumbent Republican Gregory Lavelle Democrat Laura Sturgeon Senate District 6 Incumbent Republican Ernesto Lopez Democrat David Baker Senate District 10 Incumbent Democrat Stephanie Hansen Republican Christine Metzing Senate District 11 Incumbent Democrat Bryan Townsend Republican Daniel Kapitanic Senate District 16 Incumbent Republican Colin Bonini Democrat Louisa Phillips Senate District 17 Republican Justin King Democrat Charles Paradee III Senate District 18 Democrat James Purcell Republican David Wilson Senate District 21 Incumbent Republican Bryant Richardson Democrat Robert Wheatley House District 6 Incumbent Democrat Debra Heffernan Republican Jeffrey Olmstead House District 7 Democrat Raymond Seigfried Republican Eric Braunstein Libertarian Scott Gesty House District 8 Incumbent Democrat Quinton Johnson Republican Daniel Zitofsky Libertarian Cody Ryan McNutt House District 9 Incumbent Republican Kevin Hensley Democrat Monique Johns House District 10 Incumbent Democrat Sean Matthews Republican Erin Wienner House District 11 Incumbent Republican Jeffrey Spiegelman Democrat Paul Thornburg House District 12 Incumbent Republican Deborah Hudson Democrat Krista Griffith House District 14 Incumbent Democrat Peter Schwartzkopf Republican James Demartino House District 15 Incumbent Democrat Valerie Longhurst Libertarian Amy Merlino House District 16 Democrat Franklin Cooke Jr. Republican Albert Ament House District 19 Incumbent Democrat Kimberly Williams Republican James Startzman House District 20 Incumbent Republican Stephen Smyk Democrat John Bucchioni Libertarian Harry Smouse Jr. House District 21 Incumbent Republican Michael Ramone Democrat Stephanie Barry House District 22 Republican Michael Smith Democrat Guillermina Gonzalez House District 24 Incumbent Democrat Edward Osienski Republican William Dilks Sr. House District 25 Incumbent Democrat John Kowalko Republican Bryan Rash House District 26 Incumbent Democrat John Viola Republican Justin Cruice House District 27 Incumbent Democrat Earl Jaques Libertarian William Hinds House District 28 Incumbent Democrat William Carson Republican Charlotte Middleton House District 29 Democrat William Bush Republican Robin Hayes House District 30 Republican Shannon Morris Democrat Charles Groce House District 31 Incumbent Democrat Sean Lynn Republican David Anderson Write-in Republican Jean Dowding
House District 32 Incumbent Democrat Andria Bennett Republican Cheryl Precourt House District 33 Incumbent Republican Charles Postles Democrat James Webb House District 34 Incumbent Republican Lyndon Yearick Democrat Adewunmi Kuforiji Libertarian William McVay House District 36 Republican Bryan Shupe Democrat Donald Allan Jr. House District 38 Incumbent Republican Ronald Gray Democrat Meghan Kelly House District 41 Incumbent Republican Richard Collins Democrat Bradley Connor New Castle County Sheriff Democrat Scott Phillips Libertarian John Machurek Recorder of Deeds Incumbent Democrat Michael Kozikowski Republican Daniel Rappa County Council District 2 Incumbent Republican Robert Weiner Democrat Dee Durham County Council District 5 Incumbent Democrat Lisa Diller Republican John Thomas County Council District 5 Democrat David Carter
Green Dawn Lentz
Kent County Recorder of Deeds Incumbent Democrat Betty Lou McKenna Republican Eugenia Thornton Sheriff Incumbent Republican Jason Mollohan Democrat Brian Lewis Levy Court District 2 Incumbent Republican James Hosfelt Democrat Jeffrey Hall Levy Court At Large Incumbent Democrat Terry Pepper Republican James Callaway Sussex County County Council District 4 Republican Douglas Hudson Democrat Paulette Rappa County Council District 5 Republican John Rieley Democrat Ellen Magee
All candidate profiles received so far are online at the Dover Post.
Declared write-in candidates
U.S. SenatorMatthew Water Stout Barry Eveland Peter Todd Farina
House District 13James Edward Christina
House District 17Christopher W. Mockerman
House District 31M. Jean Dowding
They are as good as elected
When only one party files a candidate to run, the primary election almost always determines the winner of a particular office. These candidates have no one running against them on November’s ballot:Senate District 2 - Darius Brown Senate District 3 - Elizabeth Lockman House District 1 - Nnamdi Chukwuocha House District 2 - Stephanie Bolden House District 3 - Sherry Dorsey Walker House District 4 - Gerald Brady House District 5 - Kendra Johnson House District 13 - John Mitchell Jr. House District 17 - Melissa Minor-Brown House District 18 – David Bentz House District 23 - Paul Baumbach House District 35 - Jesse R. Vanderwende House District 37 - Ruth Briggs King House District 39 - Daniel Short House District 40 - Timothy Dukes
New Castle CountyRegister of Wills - Ciro Poppiti III County Council 1 - Kenneth Woods County Council 3 - Janet Kilpatrick County Council 4 - Penrose Hollins
Kent CountyLevy Court 4 - Eric Buckson Levy Court 6 - Glen Howell
Sussex CountyRegister of Wills - Cynthia Green Records of Deeds - Scott Dailey