What’s at stake in South Delaware on election day – The News Journal

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Damian Giletto / The News JournalBuy PhotoIncumbent Tom Carper (left) and Republican challenger Rob Arlett meet after a debate at the Mitchell Hall of the University of Delaware. Both are arguing for a seat of the United States Senate. (Photo: WILLIAM BRETZGER, The News Journal) Buy PhotoOn Election Day in Sussex County, the biggest problems may be if democrats can turn any seat in the Provincial Council or the Legislative Hall and as future lands. Decisions of use could give way to a new potential leadership. Sussex county council seats are about to get thanks after councilor George Cole announced his retirement throughout the summer. The second seat was opened when Republican Rob Arlett announced his candidacy for the United States Senate against current incumbent Tom Carper. Good photoGeorge Cole is declining from Sussex County Council after 32 years. (Photo: Ryan Marshall's personal photo) Local decisions are important. The county level is where land use decisions are made for the largest county in Delaware, with current discussions that focus on traffic concerns, environmental protection and the pace of development. The candidates for county council in Sussex. What happens with the county's global plan, currently under review, will be key to the future of the area, said Martha Redmond, president of the non-voting League of women voters in Sussex County. "The councils of the county will be the ones that will vote and promulgate the regulation to make the plan of reality," said Redmond. "This is great." For District 4, which represents the areas surrounding Inland Bays, Republican Douglas Hudson will face Democrat Paulette Rappa. Hudson, a real estate broker and retired state soldier, told Delmarva that his top priority in Sussex County is public safety while Rappa, executive director of The Way Home, cited the need for unincorporated communities to have a Higher voice in planning and zoning decisions. 5, which represents the most southern parts of the county, Democrat Ellen Magee faces Republican John Rieley. Magee, a multi-generational farmer and local businessman, told Delmarva that his top priorities include improvements in infrastructure, clean water and attracting businesses. Rieley, a financial advisor, said that its focus is to ensure that the infrastructure can continue development, protect natural resources and improve and diversify the local economy. The external influence At the state level, Sussex County is markedly Republican, with a Democrat representing the 14th district home on the east side of the county as the president of the house. Republican James DeMartino of Lewes is defying current state representative, Pete Schwartzkopf, from D-Rehoboth Beach, in the vote on November 6. Other elections to attend could affect the leadership of southern Delaware in Dover, including the following races: Sen. Ernie Lopez, R-Lewes, against Democrat David Baker in the Senate District 6 Representative David Wilson, R-Lincoln, against Democrat James Purcell in the Senate District 18 Senator Bryan Richardson, R-Seaford, against Democrat Bob Wheatley in the District of Senate 21 Rep. Stephen Smyk, R-Milton, against Democrat John Bucchioni and the libertarian Harry Smouse Jr. in the 20th House Democrat district Donald Allan Jr. of Milton against Republican Bryan Shupe of Milford at home 36 of the Ronald Gray district, R-Selbyville, against Democrat Meghan Kelly of Dagsboro in the 38th district of the house. Rep. Richard Collins, R-Millsboro, against Democrat Bradley Connor of Dagsboro in the 41st district. Pointing out the views. Joana Cabry of the progressive Democrats of Sussex County said the key to her party is to obtain new and blue leadership in the state. Capitol "We need more democrats in the state chambers if we are to achieve meaningful legislation," he said. "That is the reality". Don Petitmermet, president of the Republican County of Sussex County, said the participation of Republican voters in Sussex could influence the success or failure of candidates such as Ken Simpler, a Republican executive for the Delaware treasurer and determine the balance of Dover political parties. . "It is important, I think, that the [Democrats’] super majority [in the Senate] I will not come back, "he said." I would be surprised if we could break the super majority in the House too, so we would have to make a real negotiation. "The 101Polls election day will be open on Tuesday, November 6, from 07:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. For more information On the upcoming elections, including all candidates in races throughout the state, go to the Delaware Online Voter Guide. Contact journalist Maddy Lauria at (302) 345-0608, mlauria@delawareonline.com or Twitter @ MaddyinMilford.DELAWARE POLITICSThink Delaware's policy is getting worse Here are 5 examples of some serious mudslinging U.S. Sen. Tom Carper pressured Arlett over the domestic violence incident for decades. The agreements are few, but strangers, in Blunt Rochester- Walker USA Debate HouseAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideSext SlideBelow Channel group A Facebook for reflective and respectful discussions on important issues for those who We live below the C & D Channel. All topics are welcome.
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