Primary Results

Delaware 2022 primary election results

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Primary election results

Bold = projected winner.

Data as of September 14, 2022 at 1:23 a.m.


Just 16.2% of Delaware’s registered voters participated in Tuesday’s primary election.

State Auditor Kathleen McGuiness, who in July was convicted of three misdemeanor corruption charges, later reduced to two by the judge, has lost her primary election against Democratic Party-endorsed candidate Lydia York.

Longtime conservative state Senator Colin Bonini, R-Dover, has lost re-election to Kent County Levy Court Commissioner Eric Buckson.

In Sussex County, incumbent District 5 Councilman John Rieley beat Keller Hopkins, who spent more than $163,000 of his own money on his campaign.

For a full list of results, see below.

Statewide


Auditor of Accounts (Democratic primary)

  • Kathy McGuiness – 14,640 (28.98%)
  • Lydia York – 35,881 (71.02%)

State Senate


Senate District 6 (Democratic primary)

Areas Served: Rehoboth, Lewes, Milton, Dewey

  • Jack Bucchioni – 1,862 (32.1%)
  • Russ Huxtable – 3,938 (67.9%)

Senate District 14 (Democratic primary)

Areas Served: Smyrna, Clayton, Leipsic

  • Michael “Tater” Hill-Shaner – 794 (26.89%)
  • Kyra Hoffner – 1,015 (34.37%)
  • Kevin Musto – 570 (19.3%)
  • Sam Noel – 262 (8.87%)
  • Robert Sebastiano – 312 (10.57%)

Senate District 16 (Republican primary)

Areas Served: Dover, Frederica, Bowers Beach

  • Colin Bonini* – 815 (21.75%)
  • Eric Buckson – 1,915 (51.11%)
  • Kim Petters – 1,017 (27.14%)

State House of Representatives


Representative District 1 (Democratic party)

Areas Served: Wilmington

  • Nnamdi Chukwuocha* – 1,427 (51.63%)
  • Shané Darby – 1,337 (48.37%)

Representative District 2 (Democratic primary)

Areas Served: Wilmington

  • Stephanie Bolden* – 711 (62.1%)
  • James Taylor -434 (37.9%)

Representative District 4 (Republican primary)

Areas Served: Millsboro, Long Neck, Oak Orchard, Angola

  • Jeff Hilovsky – 1,372 (61.06%)
  • Bradley Layfield – 875 (38.94%)

Representative District 6 (Democratic primary)

Areas Served: Carrcroft, Bellefonte

  • Becca Cotto – 1,156 (44.49%)
  • Debra Heffernan* – 1,567 (55.51%)

Representative District 13 (Democratic primary)

Areas Served: Elsmere

  • Larry Mitchell* – 645 (49.09%)
  • DeShanna Neal – 669 (50.91%)

Representative District 18 (Democratic primary)

Areas Served: Christiana

  • Sophie Phillips – 821 (71.08%)
  • Martin Willis -334 (28.92%)

Representative District 25 (Democratic primary)

Areas Served: Newark

  • Edward Klima – 213 (15.07%)
  • Cyndie Romer – 1,200 (84.93%)

Representative District 26 (Democratic primary)

Areas Served: Newark

  • Kelly Williams Maresca – 506 (32.33%)
  • Madinah Wilson-Anton* – 1,059 (67.67%)

Representative District 27 (Democratic primary)

Areas Served: Glasgow

  • Michael Hertzfeld – 573 (33.97%)
  • Eric Morrison* – 1,114 (66.03%)

Representative District 32 (Democratic primary)

Areas Served: Dover

  • Kerri Evelyn Harris – 725 (64.56%)
  • LaVaughn McCutchen – 52 (4.63%)
  • Phil McGinnis – 270 (24.04%)
  • Lamont Pierce – 76 (6.77%)

Representative District 36 (Republican primary)

Areas Served: Milford, Slaughter Beach

  • Bryan Shupe* – 1,394 (68.81%)
  • Patrick Smith – 632 (31.19%)

New Castle County government


County Council District 1 (Democratic primary)

  • Frank Maule – 943 (41.97%)
  • Brandon Toole – 1,394 (58.03%)

Kent County government


Levy Court District 4 (Republican primary)

  • Morgan Hudson – 1,200 (48.76%)
  • Robert Scott – 1,261 (51.24%)

Levy Court District 6 (Republican primary)

  • Mitch Denham – 846 (46.84%)
  • Paul Hertz – 960 (53.16%)

Sussex County government


County Council District 5 (Republican primary)

  • Keller Hopkins – 1,527 (37.82%)
  • John Rieley* – 2,511 (62.18%)

Register of Wills (Republican primary)

  • Greg Fuller – 6,503 (39.09%)
  • Ellen Magee* – 3,953 (23.76%)
  • Candice Green Wilkinson – 6,182 (37.16%)

Recorder of Deeds (Republican primary)

  • Alexandra Reed Baker – 8,262 (50.61%)
  • Scott Dailey* – 8,064 (49.39%)

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