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Delaware

2022 population: 1,018,396   ( 120,462 from 2010)
Land area: 1948.5 square miles
Population density: 522.6 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:610,978 59.99% 4.1%
Black:228,81322.47% 22.5%
Indian:3,0550.30% 8.2%
Asian:43,9754.32% 54.0%
2+ races:26,2762.58% 43.7%
Hispanic:105,29910.34% 43.8%
Total non-White:407,41840.01% 30.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:23,543 11.9
Deaths:25,64213.0
Net Migration: 27,11913.7
Net Immigration: 3,4541.7
Change in White population:24,226 2.7
Change in Non-White pop.:96,236 10.7



Historical Presidential Election Results for Delaware



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSVEV
2020 64% Joe Biden (D) 296,268 58.7% Donald Trump* (R) 200,603 39.8% 7,475 [+] 1.5% 504,346 -7 0.32% 3
2016 60% Hillary Clinton (D) 235,603 53.1% Donald Trump (R) 185,127 41.7% 23,084 [+] 5.2% 443,814 -4 0.32% 3
2012 59% Barack Obama* (D) 242,584 58.6% Mitt Romney (R) 165,484 40.0% 5,853 [+] 1.4% 413,921 -7 0.32% 3
2008 63% Barack Obama (D) 255,459 61.9% John McCain (R) 152,374 36.9% 4,783 [+] 1.2% 412,616 -9 0.31% 3
2004 60% John Kerry (D) 200,152 53.3% George W. Bush* (R) 171,660 45.7% 3,458 [+] 0.9% 375,270 -5 0.31% 3
2000 56% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 180,068 55.0% George W. Bush (R) 137,288 41.9% 10,266 [+] 3.1% 327,622 -6 0.31% 3
1996 49% Bill Clinton* (D) 140,355 51.8% Robert Dole (R) 99,062 36.5% 31,667 [+] 11.7% 271,084 -4 0.28% 3
1992 56% Bill Clinton (D) 126,054 43.5% George Bush* (R) 102,313 35.3% 61,368 [+] 21.2% 289,735 -2 0.28% 3
1988 53% George Bush (R) 139,639 55.9% Michael Dukakis (D) 108,647 43.5% 1,605 [+] 0.6% 249,891 2 0.27% 3
1984 56% Ronald Reagan* (R) 152,190 59.8% Walter Mondale (D) 101,656 39.9% 726 0.3% 254,572 1 0.27% 3
1980 55% Ronald Reagan (R) 111,252 47.2% Jimmy Carter* (D) 105,754 44.9% 18,662 [+] 7.9% 235,668 -3 0.27% 3
1976 60% Jimmy Carter (D) 122,596 52.0% Gerald Ford* (R) 109,831 46.6% 3,407 [+] 1.4% 235,834 -1 0.29% 3
1972 61% Richard Nixon* (R) 140,357 59.6% George McGovern (D) 92,283 39.2% 2,876 [+] 1.2% 235,516 -1 0.30% 3
1968 66% Richard Nixon (R) 96,714 45.1% Hubert Humphrey (D) 89,194 41.6% 28,459 [+] 13.3% 214,367 2 0.29% 3
1964 68% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 122,704 60.9% Barry Goldwater (R) 78,078 38.8% 538 0.3% 201,320 0 0.28% 3
1960 72% John Kennedy (D) 99,590 50.6% Richard Nixon (R) 96,373 49.0% 720 0.4% 196,683 -1 0.29% 3
1956 68% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 98,057 55.1% Adlai Stevenson (D) 79,421 44.6% 510 0.3% 177,988 -2 0.29% 3
1952 76% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 90,059 51.8% Adlai Stevenson (D) 83,315 47.9% 651 0.4% 174,025 -3 0.28% 3
1948 68% Thomas Dewey (R) 69,588 50.0% Harry Truman* (D) 67,813 48.8% 1,672 [+] 1.2% 139,073 5 0.29% 3
1944 66% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 68,166 54.4% Thomas Dewey (R) 56,747 45.3% 448 0.4% 125,361 -1 0.26% 3
1940 77% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 74,599 54.7% Wendell Willkie (R) 61,440 45.1% 335 0.2% 136,374 0 0.27% 3
1936 80% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 69,702 54.6% Alf Landon (R) 57,236 44.9% 665 [+] 0.5% 127,603 8 0.28% 3
1932 74% Herbert Hoover* (R) 57,073 50.6% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 54,319 48.1% 1,509 [+] 1.3% 112,901 11 0.28% 3
1928 72% Herbert Hoover (R) 68,860 65.8% Al Smith (D) 35,354 33.8% 388 [+] 0.4% 104,602 8 0.28% 3
1924 65% Calvin Coolidge (R) 52,441 57.7% John Davis (D) 33,445 36.8% 4,999 [+] 5.5% 90,885 4 0.31% 3
1920 69% Warren Harding (R) 52,858 55.7% James Cox (D) 39,911 42.1% 2,106 [+] 2.2% 94,875 -5 0.35% 3
1916 40% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 26,011 50.2% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 24,753 47.8% 1,046 [+] 2.0% 51,810 4 0.28% 3
1912 39% Woodrow Wilson (D) 22,631 46.5% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 15,998 32.9% 10,065 [+] 20.7% 48,694 -5 0.32% 3
1908 42% William Taft (R) 25,014 52.1% William J. Bryan (D) 22,071 46.0% 939 [+] 2.0% 48,024 0 0.32% 3
1904 40% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 23,712 54.0% Alton Parker (D) 19,359 44.1% 804 [+] 1.8% 43,875 -2 0.32% 3
1900 40% William McKinley* (R) 22,537 53.7% William J. Bryan (D) 18,865 44.9% 605 [+] 1.4% 42,007 2 0.30% 3
* incumbent         PUSV: percent of U.S. vote



2020 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 296,268 58.7%
Donald Trump* (R) 200,603 39.8%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 5,000 1.0%
Other 2,475 0.5%
TOTAL 504,346
Turnout: 64% Diff (US): -7


2016 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 235,603 53.1%
Donald Trump (R) 185,127 41.7%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 14,757 3.3%
Jill Stein (Grn) 6,103 1.4%
Evan McMullin (I) 706 0.2%
Other 1,518 0.3%
TOTAL 443,814
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): -4


2012 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 242,584 58.6%
Mitt Romney (R) 165,484 40.0%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 3,882 0.9%
Other 1,971 0.5%
TOTAL 413,921
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): -7


2008 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 255,459 61.9%
John McCain (R) 152,374 36.9%
Ralph Nader (I) 2,401 0.6%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 1,109 0.3%
Other 1,273 0.3%
TOTAL 412,616
Turnout: 63% Diff (US): -9


2004 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 171,660 45.7%
John Kerry (D) 200,152 53.3%
Ralph Nader (I) 2,153 0.6%
Other 1,305 0.3%
TOTAL 375,270
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): -5


2000 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 137,288 41.9%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 180,068 55.0%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 8,307 2.5%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 777 0.2%
Other 1,182 0.4%
TOTAL 327,622
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): -6


1996 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 140,355 51.8%
Robert Dole (R) 99,062 36.5%
Ross Perot (Ref) 28,719 10.6%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 156 0.1%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 2,052 0.8%
Other 740 0.3%
TOTAL 271,084
Turnout: 49% Diff (US): -4


1992 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 126,054 43.5%
George Bush* (R) 102,313 35.3%
Ross Perot (I) 59,213 20.4%
Other 2,155 0.7%
TOTAL 289,735
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): -2


1988 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 139,639 55.9%
Michael Dukakis (D) 108,647 43.5%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 1,162 0.5%
Other 443 0.2%
TOTAL 249,891
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): 2


1984 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 152,190 59.8%
Walter Mondale (D) 101,656 39.9%
Other 726 0.3%
TOTAL 254,572
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): 1


1980 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 111,252 47.2%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 105,754 44.9%
John Anderson (I) 16,288 6.9%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 1,974 0.8%
Other 400 0.2%
TOTAL 235,668
Turnout: 55% Diff (US): -3


1976 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 122,596 52.0%
Gerald Ford* (R) 109,831 46.6%
Eugene McCarthy (I) 2,437 1.0%
Other 970 0.4%
TOTAL 235,834
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): -1


1972 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 140,357 59.6%
George McGovern (D) 92,283 39.2%
John Schmitz (Amer) 2,638 1.1%
Other 238 0.1%
TOTAL 235,516
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): -1


1968 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 96,714 45.1%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 89,194 41.6%
George Wallace (AIP) 28,459 13.3%
TOTAL 214,367
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): 2


1964 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 122,704 60.9%
Barry Goldwater (R) 78,078 38.8%
Other 538 0.3%
TOTAL 201,320
Turnout: 68% Diff (US): 0


1960 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 99,590 50.6%
Richard Nixon (R) 96,373 49.0%
Other 720 0.4%
TOTAL 196,683
Turnout: 72% Diff (US): -1


1956 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 98,057 55.1%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 79,421 44.6%
Other 510 0.3%
TOTAL 177,988
Turnout: 68% Diff (US): -2


1952 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 90,059 51.8%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 83,315 47.9%
Other 651 0.4%
TOTAL 174,025
Turnout: 76% Diff (US): -3


1948 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 67,813 48.8%
Thomas Dewey (R) 69,588 50.0%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 1,050 0.8%
Other 622 0.4%
TOTAL 139,073
Turnout: 68% Diff (US): 5


1944 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 68,166 54.4%
Thomas Dewey (R) 56,747 45.3%
Other 448 0.4%
TOTAL 125,361
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): -1


1940 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 74,599 54.7%
Wendell Willkie (R) 61,440 45.1%
Other 335 0.2%
TOTAL 136,374
Turnout: 77% Diff (US): 0


1936 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 69,702 54.6%
Alf Landon (R) 57,236 44.9%
William Lemke (Union) 442 0.3%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 172 0.1%
Other 51 0.0%
TOTAL 127,603
Turnout: 80% Diff (US): 8


1932 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 54,319 48.1%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 57,073 50.6%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 1,376 1.2%
Other 133 0.1%
TOTAL 112,901
Turnout: 74% Diff (US): 11


1928 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 68,860 65.8%
Al Smith (D) 35,354 33.8%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 329 0.3%
Other 59 0.1%
TOTAL 104,602
Turnout: 72% Diff (US): 8


1924 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 52,441 57.7%
John Davis (D) 33,445 36.8%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 4,979 5.5%
Other 20 0.0%
TOTAL 90,885
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): 4


1920 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 52,858 55.7%
James Cox (D) 39,911 42.1%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 988 1.0%
Parley Christiansen (FL) 93 0.1%
Aaron Watkins (Proh) 986 1.0%
Other 39 0.0%
TOTAL 94,875
Turnout: 69% Diff (US): -5


1916 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 24,753 47.8%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 26,011 50.2%
Allan Benson (Soc) 480 0.9%
James Hanly (Proh) 566 1.1%
TOTAL 51,810
Turnout: 40% Diff (US): 4


1912 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 22,631 46.5%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 15,998 32.9%
William Taft* (R) 8,886 18.2%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 556 1.1%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 623 1.3%
TOTAL 48,694
Turnout: 39% Diff (US): -5


1908 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 25,014 52.1%
William J. Bryan (D) 22,071 46.0%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 239 0.5%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 670 1.4%
Thomas Hisgen (I) 29 0.1%
Other 1 0.0%
TOTAL 48,024
Turnout: 42% Diff (US): 0


1904 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 23,712 54.0%
Alton Parker (D) 19,359 44.1%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 146 0.3%
Silas Swallow (Proh) 607 1.4%
Thomas Watson (Pop) 51 0.1%
TOTAL 43,875
Turnout: 40% Diff (US): -2


1900 President, Delaware
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 22,537 53.7%
William J. Bryan (D) 18,865 44.9%
John Woolley (Proh) 546 1.3%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 56 0.1%
Other 3 0.0%
TOTAL 42,007
Turnout: 40% Diff (US): 2
* incumbent

Historical Statewide Election Results for Delaware

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YearTypeTurnoutWinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes
2020 S2 62% Christopher Coons* (D) 291,804 59.4% Lauren Witzke (R) 186,054 37.9% 13,077 [+] 2.7% 490,935
2020 G 63% John Carney* (D) 292,903 59.5% Julianne Murray (R) 190,312 38.6% 9,420 [+] 1.9% 492,635
2018 S1 48% Tom Carper* (D) 217,385 60.0% Rob Arlett (R) 137,127 37.8% 8,080 [+] 2.2% 362,592
2016 G 58% John Carney (D) 248,404 58.3% Colin Bonini (R) 166,852 39.2% 10,528 [+] 2.5% 425,784
2014 S2 32% Christopher Coons* (D) 130,655 55.8% Kevin Wade (R) 98,823 42.2% 4,560 [+] 1.9% 234,038
2012 S1 57% Tom Carper* (D) 265,415 66.4% Kevin Wade (R) 115,700 29.0% 18,491 [+] 4.6% 399,606
2012 G 56% Jack Markell* (D) 275,993 69.3% Jeff Cragg (R) 113,793 28.6% 8,243 [+] 2.1% 398,029
2010 S2 44% Christopher Coons (D) 174,012 56.6% Christine O'Donnell (R) 123,053 40.0% 10,302 [+] 3.4% 307,367
2008 G 60% Jack Markell (D) 266,861 67.5% William Lee (R) 126,662 32.0% 1,681 [+] 0.4% 395,204
2008 S2 60% Joe Biden* (D) 257,539 64.7% Christine O'Donnell (R) 140,595 35.3% 0 0.0% 398,134
2006 S1 40% Tom Carper* (D) 170,567 67.0% Jan Ting (R) 69,734 27.4% 14,302 [+] 5.6% 254,603
2004 G 58% Ruth Ann Minner* (D) 185,548 50.9% William Lee (R) 167,008 45.8% 12,203 [+] 3.3% 364,759
2002 S2 38% Joe Biden* (D) 135,253 58.2% Ray Clatworthy (R) 94,793 40.8% 2,268 [+] 1.0% 232,314
2000 G 55% Ruth Ann Minner (D) 191,695 59.2% John Burris (R) 128,603 39.7% 3,390 [+] 1.0% 323,688
2000 S1 55% Tom Carper (D) 181,566 55.5% William Roth* (R) 142,891 43.7% 2,560 [+] 0.8% 327,017
1996 S2 50% Joe Biden* (D) 165,465 60.0% Ray Clatworthy (R) 105,088 38.1% 5,052 [+] 1.8% 275,605
1996 G 49% Tom Carper* (D) 188,300 69.5% Janet Rzewnicki (R) 82,654 30.5% 168 0.1% 271,122
1994 S1 37% William Roth* (R) 111,088 55.8% Charles Oberly (D) 84,554 42.5% 3,387 [+] 1.7% 199,029
1992 G 53% Tom Carper (D) 179,365 64.7% Gary Scott (R) 90,725 32.7% 6,968 [+] 2.5% 277,058
1990 S2 36% Joe Biden* (D) 112,918 62.7% Jane Brady (R) 64,554 35.8% 2,680 [+] 1.5% 180,152
1988 G 50% Mike Castle* (R) 169,733 70.7% Jacob Kreshtool (D) 70,236 29.3% 0 0.0% 239,969
1988 S1 51% William Roth* (R) 151,115 62.1% S.B. Woo (D) 92,378 37.9% 0 0.0% 243,493
1984 G 53% Mike Castle (R) 132,250 55.0% William Quillen (D) 108,315 45.0% 0 0.0% 240,565
1984 S2 54% Joe Biden* (D) 147,831 60.1% John Burris (R) 98,101 39.9% 0 0.0% 245,932
1982 S1 43% William Roth* (R) 105,357 55.2% David Levinson (D) 84,413 44.2% 1,190 [+] 0.6% 190,960
1980 G 52% Pete duPont* (R) 159,004 70.6% William Gordy (D) 64,217 28.5% 1,860 [+] 0.8% 225,081
1978 S2 43% Joe Biden* (D) 93,930 58.0% James Baxter (R) 66,479 41.0% 1,663 [+] 1.0% 162,072
1976 G 58% Pete duPont (R) 130,531 56.9% Sherman Tribbitt* (D) 97,480 42.5% 1,552 [+] 0.7% 229,563
1976 S1 57% William Roth* (R) 125,502 55.8% Thomas Maloney (D) 98,055 43.6% 1,302 [+] 0.6% 224,859
1972 G 60% Sherman Tribbitt (D) 117,274 51.3% Russell Peterson* (R) 109,583 47.9% 1,865 [+] 0.8% 228,722
1972 S2 60% Joe Biden (D) 116,006 50.3% Caleb Boggs* (R) 112,844 48.9% 1,702 [+] 0.7% 230,552
1970 S1 47% William Roth (R) 94,979 58.8% Jacob Zimmerman (D) 64,740 40.1% 1,720 [+] 1.1% 161,439
1968 G 64% Russell Peterson (R) 104,474 50.5% Charles Terry* (D) 102,360 49.5% 0 0.0% 206,834
1966 S2 53% Caleb Boggs* (R) 97,268 59.1% James Tunnell (D) 67,281 40.9% 0 0.0% 164,549
1964 S1 68% John Williams* (R) 103,782 51.7% Elbert Carvel (D) 96,850 48.3% 71 [+] 0.0% 200,703
1964 G 67% Charles Terry (D) 102,797 51.4% David Buckson (R) 97,374 48.6% 0 0.0% 200,171
1960 G 72% Elbert Carvel (D) 100,792 51.7% John Rollins (R) 94,043 48.3% 0 0.0% 194,835
1960 S2 72% Caleb Boggs (R) 98,874 50.7% Allen Frear* (D) 96,090 49.3% 0 0.0% 194,964
1958 S1 56% John Williams* (R) 82,280 53.3% Elbert Carvel (D) 72,152 46.7% 0 0.0% 154,432
1956 G 68% Caleb Boggs* (R) 91,965 52.0% Tyler McConnell (D) 85,047 48.0% 0 0.0% 177,012
1954 S2 59% Allen Frear* (D) 82,511 56.9% Herbert Warburton (R) 62,389 43.1% 0 0.0% 144,900
1952 G 75% Caleb Boggs (R) 88,977 52.1% Elbert Carvel* (D) 81,772 47.9% 0 0.0% 170,749
1952 S1 75% John Williams* (R) 93,020 54.5% Alexis du Pont Bayard (D) 77,685 45.5% 0 0.0% 170,705
1948 G 68% Elbert Carvel (D) 75,339 53.7% Hyland George (R) 64,996 46.3% 0 0.0% 140,335
1948 S2 69% Allen Frear (D) 71,888 50.9% Clayton Buck* (R) 68,246 48.3% 1,228 [+] 0.9% 141,362
1946 S1 57% John Williams (R) 62,603 55.2% James Tunnell* (D) 50,910 44.8% 0 0.0% 113,513
1944 G 66% Walter Bacon* (R) 63,829 50.5% Isaac MacCollum (D) 62,156 49.2% 409 [+] 0.3% 126,394
1942 S2 46% Clayton Buck (R) 46,210 54.2% Ennalls Berl (D) 38,322 44.9% 776 [+] 0.9% 85,308
1940 G 76% Walter Bacon (R) 70,629 52.4% Josiah Marvel (D) 61,237 45.4% 2,975 [+] 2.2% 134,841
1940 S1 76% James Tunnell (D) 68,294 50.6% John Townsend* (R) 63,799 47.3% 2,786 [+] 2.1% 134,879
1936 S2 79% James Hughes (D) 67,136 53.0% Daniel Hastings (R) 52,469 41.4% 7,133 [+] 5.6% 126,738
1936 G 79% Richard McMullen (D) 65,437 51.6% Harry Cannon (R) 52,782 41.6% 8,668 [+] 6.8% 126,887
*: incumbent               +: ran on additional party lines               Type: G: Governor; S1,S2,S3: Senate Class 1, 2 or 3
italics: special election

Other Statewide Election Results for Delaware

YearTypeTurnoutWinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes
2022 AG 39% Kathleen Jennings* (D) 171,837 53.8% Julianne Murray (R) 147,369 46.2% 0 0.0% 319,206
2022 AUD 39% Lydia York (D) 171,764 54.2% Janice Lorrah (R) 145,161 45.8% 0 0.0% 316,925
2022 TRE 39% Colleen Davis* (D) 170,438 53.6% Greg Coverdale (R) 147,307 46.4% 0 0.0% 317,745
2020 INS 61% Trinidad Navarro* (D) 286,743 59.5% Julia Pillsbury (R) 195,305 40.5% 0 0.0% 482,048
2020 LG 61% Bethany Hall-Long* (D) 285,638 59.1% Donyale Hall (R) 197,343 40.9% 0 0.0% 482,981
2018 AG 47% Kathleen Jennings (D) 218,351 61.3% Bernard Pepukayi (R) 137,730 38.7% 0 0.0% 356,081
2018 AUD 47% Kathleen McGuiness (D) 205,624 57.9% James Spadola (R) 149,481 42.1% 0 0.0% 355,105
2018 TRE 48% Colleen Davis (D) 187,240 52.4% Kenneth Simpler* (R) 164,001 45.9% 6,301 [+] 1.8% 357,542
2016 INS 56% Trinidad Navarro (D) 246,428 59.3% Jeff Cragg (R) 169,228 40.7% 0 0.0% 415,656
2016 LG 57% Bethany Hall-Long (D) 248,141 59.4% LaMar Gunn (R) 169,291 40.6% 0 0.0% 417,432
2014 AG 32% Matt Denn (D) 121,410 52.8% Ted Kittila (R) 90,257 39.2% 18,462 [+] 8.0% 230,129
2014 AUD 31% Robert Wagner* (R) 123,100 54.2% Brenda Mayrack (D) 103,939 45.8% 0 0.0% 227,039
2014 TRE 32% Kenneth Simpler (R) 123,105 53.6% Sean Barney (D) 100,218 43.6% 6,373 [+] 2.8% 229,696
2012 INS 54% Karen Stewart* (D) 233,354 61.1% Benjamin Mobley (R) 140,669 36.8% 7,838 [+] 2.1% 381,861
2012 LG 55% Matt Denn* (D) 238,959 61.6% Cheryl Valenzuela (R) 143,978 37.1% 5,206 [+] 1.3% 388,143
2010 AG 37% Beau Biden* (D) 203,931 78.9% Doug Campbell (I) 54,503 21.1% 197 0.1% 258,631
2010 AUD 43% Robert Wagner* (R) 150,156 50.4% Richard Korn (D) 147,593 49.6% 0 0.0% 297,749
2010 TRE 43% Chip Flowers (D) 153,203 51.0% Colin Bonini (R) 147,031 49.0% 0 0.0% 300,234
2008 INS 58% Karen Stewart (D) 219,097 57.5% John Brady (R) 156,439 41.0% 5,632 [+] 1.5% 381,168
2008 LG 59% Matt Denn (D) 236,744 61.3% Charles Copeland (R) 149,223 38.7% 92 0.0% 386,059
2006 AG 39% Beau Biden (D) 133,152 52.6% Ferris Wharton (R) 120,062 47.4% 0 0.0% 253,214
2006 AUD 38% Robert Wagner* (R) 131,592 53.7% Michael Dalto (D) 113,475 46.3% 0 0.0% 245,067
2006 TRE 39% Jack Markell* (D) 174,388 70.5% Stell Parker-Selby (R) 73,005 29.5% 0 0.0% 247,393
2004 INS 55% Matt Denn (D) 182,758 52.8% David Ennis (R) 163,327 47.2% 0 0.0% 346,085
2004 LG 56% John Carney* (D) 218,442 62.1% James Ursomarso (R) 127,501 36.3% 5,780 [+] 1.6% 351,723
2002 AG 38% Jane Brady* (R) 110,784 48.5% Carl Schnee (D) 103,913 45.5% 13,860 [+] 6.1% 228,557
2002 AUD 36% Robert Wagner* (R) 136,410 61.8% Robert Wasserbach (D) 84,248 38.2% 0 0.0% 220,658
2002 TRE 37% Jack Markell* (D) 147,390 66.2% Ron Poliquin (R) 75,344 33.8% 0 0.0% 222,734
2000 INS 52% Donna Lee Williams* (R) 162,896 52.9% Karen Stewart (D) 144,960 47.1% 0 0.0% 307,856
2000 LG 53% John Carney (D) 193,448 61.7% Dennis Rochford (R) 119,943 38.3% 0 0.0% 313,391
1998 AG 31% Jane Brady* (R) 100,211 56.2% John Dorsey (D) 78,011 43.8% 0 0.0% 178,222
1998 AUD 30% Robert Wagner* (R) 101,207 57.9% Dianne Kempski (D) 73,475 42.1% 0 0.0% 174,682
1998 TRE 31% Jack Markell (D) 103,407 58.1% Janet Rzewnicki* (R) 74,633 41.9% 0 0.0% 178,040
1996 INS 46% Donna Lee Williams* (R) 146,669 56.7% Janice Almquist (D) 108,762 42.0% 3,219 [+] 1.2% 258,650
1996 LG 48% Ruth Ann Minner* (D) 186,567 70.1% Sherman Miller (R) 73,870 27.8% 5,540 [+] 2.1% 265,977
1994 AG 36% Jane Brady (R) 103,142 53.0% Charles Butler (D) 91,331 47.0% 0 0.0% 194,473
1994 AUD 35% Robert Wagner* (R) 120,989 64.5% Evelyn Alemar (D) 66,534 35.5% 0 0.0% 187,523
1994 TRE 36% Janet Rzewnicki* (R) 128,691 66.7% Dennis Phifer (D) 64,291 33.3% 0 0.0% 192,982
1992 INS 51% Donna Lee Williams (R) 141,345 53.6% James Robb (D) 117,944 44.7% 4,288 [+] 1.6% 263,577
1992 LG 52% Ruth Ann Minner (D) 165,356 60.9% Phil Cloutier (R) 102,670 37.8% 3,599 [+] 1.3% 271,625
1990 AG 35% Charles Oberly* (D) 103,962 58.7% Peter Stone (R) 68,467 38.7% 4,603 [+] 2.6% 177,032
1990 AUD 34% Robert Wagner (R) 88,850 51.9% Lillian Dowd (D) 82,473 48.1% 0 0.0% 171,323
1990 TRE 35% Janet Rzewnicki* (R) 109,520 62.8% Robert McWilliams (D) 64,829 37.2% 0 0.0% 174,349
1988 INS 50% David Levinson* (D) 158,831 66.4% Ruth Matruder (R) 80,319 33.6% 0 0.0% 239,150
1988 LG 50% Dale Wolf (R) 128,144 53.5% Gary Hindes (D) 111,240 46.5% 0 0.0% 239,384
1986 AG 34% Charles Oberly* (D) 79,112 49.9% Dallas Winslow (R) 78,197 49.4% 1,133 [+] 0.7% 158,442
1986 AUD 33% Dennis Greenhouse* (D) 84,924 54.6% Robert Wagner (R) 69,640 44.8% 988 [+] 0.6% 155,552
1986 TRE 34% Janet Rzewnicki* (R) 102,662 64.9% Bonnie Benson (D) 55,030 34.8% 610 [+] 0.4% 158,302
1984 INS 52% David Levinson (D) 128,159 54.0% David Elliott* (R) 107,184 45.2% 2,042 [+] 0.9% 237,385
1984 LG 53% S.B. Woo (D) 121,095 50.1% Battle Robinson (R) 120,666 49.9% 0 0.0% 241,761
1982 AG 42% Charles Oberly (D) 92,917 49.9% Richard Gebelein* (R) 91,740 49.3% 1,565 [+] 0.8% 186,222
1982 AUD 41% Dennis Greenhouse (D) 92,134 50.5% Thomas Spruance* (R) 87,640 48.0% 2,746 [+] 1.5% 182,520
1982 TRE 42% Janet Rzewnicki (R) 93,181 50.2% Joseph Farley (D) 90,333 48.7% 1,948 [+] 1.1% 185,462
1980 AUD 49% Thomas Spruance* (R) 105,960 50.6% Dennis Greenhouse (D) 100,709 48.1% 2,923 [+] 1.4% 209,592
1980 INS 49% David Elliott* (R) 137,527 65.1% Robert DuHadaway (D) 71,717 33.9% 2,137 [+] 1.0% 211,381
1980 LG 51% Mike Castle (R) 128,827 58.7% Thomas Sharp (D) 88,224 40.2% 2,341 [+] 1.1% 219,392
1980 TRE 49% Tom Carper* (D) 125,204 59.4% Lynn Jankus (R) 83,446 39.6% 2,014 [+] 1.0% 210,664
1978 AG 42% Richard Gebelein (R) 88,896 56.1% Richard Wier* (D) 68,204 43.1% 1,239 [+] 0.8% 158,339
1978 AUD 41% Richard Collins* (R) 86,452 56.7% Joseph Hurley (D) 64,488 42.3% 1,563 [+] 1.0% 152,503
1978 TRE 42% Tom Carper* (D) 91,809 58.8% Rita Justice (R) 63,011 40.4% 1,242 [+] 0.8% 156,062
1976 AUD 53% Richard Collins* (R) 109,846 52.0% Robert Booth (D) 99,492 47.1% 1,743 [+] 0.8% 211,081
1976 INS 53% David Elliott (R) 114,569 54.2% Richard Hackett (D) 95,525 45.2% 1,383 [+] 0.7% 211,477
1976 LG 55% Jim McGinnis (D) 110,328 50.4% Andrew Foltz (R) 107,075 48.9% 1,689 [+] 0.8% 219,092
1976 TRE 54% Tom Carper (D) 118,159 55.5% Theodore Jones (R) 92,472 43.4% 2,454 [+] 1.2% 213,085
1974 AG 43% Richard Wier (D) 84,204 54.2% Lawrence Sullivan (R) 67,301 43.3% 3,808 [+] 2.5% 155,313
1974 AUD 42% Richard Collins (R) 72,908 48.2% Emilie Tugend (D) 69,868 46.2% 8,396 [+] 5.6% 151,172
1974 INS 43% Robert Short* (R) 90,116 58.0% Harry Smith (D) 63,594 40.9% 1,758 [+] 1.1% 155,468
1974 TRE 43% Mary Jornlin* (R) 88,702 57.2% Gertrude Tharp (D) 63,576 41.0% 2,841 [+] 1.8% 155,119
1972 AUD 56% Earl McGinnes (D) 107,894 49.8% George Cripps* (R) 106,893 49.4% 1,732 [+] 0.8% 216,519
1972 LG 56% Eugene Bookhammer* (R) 110,087 51.5% Clifford Hearn (D) 102,070 47.7% 1,702 [+] 0.8% 213,859
1972 TRE 56% Mary Jornlin (R) 112,634 52.3% Edward Stansky (D) 100,666 46.8% 1,977 [+] 0.9% 215,277
1970 AG 45% Laird Stabler (R) 85,942 54.7% Andrew Moore (D) 71,230 45.3% 0 0.0% 157,172
1970 AUD 45% George Cripps* (R) 84,730 55.0% Lewis Wrightson (D) 69,414 45.0% 1 0.0% 154,145
1970 INS 45% Robert Short* (R) 99,286 63.1% Cecil Wilson (D) 57,940 36.8% 7 0.0% 157,233
1970 TRE 45% Emily Womach (D) 79,154 50.3% Daniel Ross* (R) 76,060 48.3% 2,150 [+] 1.4% 157,364
1968 AUD 62% George Cripps* (R) 110,547 55.7% Walter Hoey (D) 87,929 44.3% 0 0.0% 198,476
1968 LG 62% Eugene Bookhammer (R) 101,839 50.6% Sherman Tribbitt* (D) 99,421 49.4% 0 0.0% 201,260
1968 TRE 62% Daniel Ross* (R) 108,450 54.5% Mary Etta Gooding (D) 90,663 45.5% 0 0.0% 199,113
1966 AG 53% David Buckson* (R) 96,595 59.1% Sidney Balick (D) 66,848 40.9% 0 0.0% 163,443
1966 AUD 52% George Cripps (R) 90,676 56.1% Charles Moore* (D) 70,904 43.9% 0 0.0% 161,580
1966 INS 52% Robert Short* (R) 98,190 60.5% null Abbott (D) 64,097 39.5% 0 0.0% 162,287
1966 TRE 52% Daniel Ross (R) 92,606 57.4% Edwin Lewis (D) 68,830 42.6% 0 0.0% 161,436
1964 AUD 66% Charles Moore (D) 111,264 56.3% Frank Durnall (R) 86,400 43.7% 0 0.0% 197,664
1964 LG 67% Sherman Tribbitt (D) 108,742 54.8% William Best (R) 89,675 45.2% 0 0.0% 198,417
1964 TRE 67% Belle Everett* (D) 111,108 56.1% Glenn Matthews (R) 87,115 43.9% 0 0.0% 198,223
1962 AG 54% David Buckson (R) 77,666 50.9% John Biggs (D) 75,064 49.1% 0 0.0% 152,730
1962 AUD 53% Ernest Killen* (D) 78,968 52.0% Ralph Kellam (R) 72,980 48.0% 0 0.0% 151,948
1962 INS 53% Robert Short (R) 76,218 50.1% Harry Smith* (D) 76,043 49.9% 0 0.0% 152,261
1962 TRE 54% Belle Everett* (D) 77,631 51.0% Louise Conner (R) 74,650 49.0% 0 0.0% 152,281
1960 AUD 71% Ernest Killen* (D) 98,595 50.8% William Shaw (R) 95,499 49.2% 0 0.0% 194,094
1960 LG 72% Eugene Lammot (D) 97,826 50.3% William Roth (R) 96,671 49.7% 0 0.0% 194,497
1960 TRE 71% Belle Everett* (D) 98,980 51.0% James Somerville (R) 95,281 49.0% 0 0.0% 194,261
*: incumbent               +: ran on additional party lines
Type: AG: Attorney General; AUD: Auditor; INS: Insurance Commissioner; LG: Lt. Governor; TRE: Treasurer
italics: special election

Voter Registration Data for Delaware

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YearTotalRepublicanDemocratOtherR/D EdgeR/D Edge %VAPOP %
2023 766,214 207,162 27.0% 354,927 46.3% 204,125 26.6% Dem +147,765 Dem +19.3% 95%
2022 764,765 211,039 27.6% 363,463 47.5% 190,263 24.9% Dem +152,424 Dem +19.9% 94%
2020 738,563 206,408 27.9% 353,075 47.8% 179,080 24.2% Dem +146,667 Dem +19.9% 91%
2018 694,572 193,612 27.9% 329,443 47.4% 171,517 24.7% Dem +135,831 Dem +19.6% 88%
2016 675,663 189,399 28.0% 320,852 47.5% 165,412 24.5% Dem +131,453 Dem +19.5% 89%
2014 643,469 180,213 28.0% 305,908 47.5% 157,348 24.5% Dem +125,695 Dem +19.5% 87%
2012 632,261 181,717 28.7% 300,332 47.5% 150,212 23.8% Dem +118,615 Dem +18.8% 88%
2010 623,425 183,301 29.4% 293,415 47.1% 146,709 23.5% Dem +110,114 Dem +17.7% 90%
2008 602,317 181,858 30.2% 279,916 46.5% 140,543 23.3% Dem +98,058 Dem +16.3% 90%
2006 557,736 178,655 32.0% 246,149 44.1% 132,932 23.8% Dem +67,494 Dem +12.1% 86%
2004 554,184 182,045 32.8% 242,717 43.8% 129,422 23.4% Dem +60,672 Dem +10.9% 88%
2002 516,352 174,151 33.7% 222,384 43.1% 119,817 23.2% Dem +48,233 Dem +9.3% 85%
2000 506,397 172,057 34.0% 216,314 42.7% 118,026 23.3% Dem +44,257 Dem +8.7% 86%
1994 348,122 126,611 36.4% 150,559 43.2% 70,952 20.4% Dem +23,948 Dem +6.9% 65%
1986 296,436 102,527 34.6% 132,044 44.5% 61,865 20.9% Dem +29,517 Dem +10.0% 63%
VAPOP% is the estimated percentage of voting age population that is registered.
Registration data may include "inactive" voters.   Data for each year pertains to the November elections.

Partisan Legislative Composition for Delaware

YearU.S. House
RepDemOther
2022 0 1 0
2020 0 1 0
2018 0 1 0
2016 0 1 0
2014 0 1 0
2012 0 1 0
2010 0 1 0
2008 1 0 0
2006 1 0 0
2004 1 0 0
2002 1 0 0
2000 1 0 0
1998 1 0 0
1996 1 0 0
1994 1 0 0
1992 1 0 0
1990 0 1 0
1988 0 1 0
1986 0 1 0
1984 0 1 0
1982 0 1 0
1980 1 0 0
1978 1 0 0
1976 1 0 0
1974 1 0 0
1972 1 0 0
1970 1 0 0
1968 1 0 0
1966 1 0 0
1964 0 1 0
1962 0 1 0
1960 0 1 0
1958 0 1 0
1956 1 0 0
1954 0 1 0
1952 1 0 0
1950 1 0 0
1948 1 0 0
1946 1 0 0
1944 0 1 0
1942 1 0 0
1940 0 1 0
1938 1 0 0
1936 0 1 0
YearState Senate
RepDemOther
2022 6 15 0
2020 7 14 0
2018 9 12 0
2016 10 11 0
2014 9 12 0
2012 8 13 0
2010 7 14 0
2008 [1] 5 16 0
2006 8 13 0
2004 8 13 0
2002 8 13 0
2000 8 13 0
1998 8 13 0
1996 9 12 0
1994 9 12 0
1992 6 15 0
1990 6 15 0
1988 8 13 0
1986 8 13 0
1984 8 13 0
1982 8 13 0
1980 9 12 0
1978 8 13 0
1976 8 13 0
1974 8 13 0
1972 11 10 0
1970 13 6 0
1968 13 6 0
1966 9 9 0
1964 5 13 0
1962 7 10 0
1960 6 11 0
1958 6 11 0
1956 4 13 0
1954 5 12 0
1952 10 7 0
1950 8 9 0
1948 9 8 0
1946 11 6 0
1944 11 6 0
1942 10 7 0
1940 10 7 0
1938 11 6 0
1936 11 6 0
YearState House
RepDemOther
2022 15 26 0
2020 15 26 0
2018 15 26 0
2016 16 25 0
2014 16 25 0
2012 14 27 0
2010 15 26 0
2008 17 24 0
2006 23 18 0
2004 26 15 0
2002 29 12 0
2000 26 15 0
1998 26 15 0
1996 23 18 0
1994 27 14 0
1992 22 19 0
1990 24 17 0
1988 22 19 0
1986 22 19 0
1984 22 19 0
1982 16 25 0
1980 25 16 0
1978 20 21 0
1976 15 26 0
1974 16 25 0
1972 21 20 0
1970 23 16 0
1968 26 13 0
1966 23 12 0
1964 5 30 0
1962 11 24 0
1960 15 20 0
1958 9 26 0
1956 16 19 0
1954 8 27 0
1952 18 17 0
1950 19 16 0
1948 18 17 0
1946 24 11 0
1944 22 13 0
1942 24 11 0
1940 20 15 0
1938 20 15 0
1936 14 21 0
The partisan breakdowns shown are ones which took effect following the general elections in the specified year.

[1] A special election occurred after the death of Sen. Thurman Adams Jr. (D), who was succeeded by Joseph W. Booth (R) after the 2009 session, flipping the seat from Democratic to Republican (6 R, 15 D).

Source for state legislature data and notations: Wikipedia