TSD Review Sept 15

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – September 15, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view the PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community How COVID turned Dolly Parton’s music into theater Business Delaware Symphony, musicians hail contract as ‘new chapter’ Government Who’s running in Delaware’s Nov. 8 general election? Goodbye Bonini, Hello Buckson McGuiness is McGone Delaware 2022 primary election results Primary election starts with uneven crowds, few …

Bonini Buckson

Goodbye Bonini, Hello Buckson

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Longtime conservative state Senator Colin Bonini, R-Dover, has lost re-election to Kent County Levy Court Commissioner Eric Buckson. Because no Democratic candidate filed to run for the 16th Senate District, Buckson will be that district’s next senator.  First elected to the Delaware Senate in 1995, Bonini, who serves on the powerful Bond Bill Committee, has infamously never once voted for …

Primary Election 1

Primary election starts with uneven crowds, few problems

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware’s primary election day seemed off to a slow start Tuesday, but with only a few problems reported. An early morning storm knocked power out to 1,500 people in Rehoboth Beach, including voting machines there, and machines wouldn’t work in Selbyville prompted poll officials to call for help. By 8:30, one machine was back online in Rehoboth Beach. Election officials …

Polling place

What to know before Tuesday’s primary election

Charles Megginson Headlines, Government

Just one statewide incumbent and eight sitting members of the Delaware General Assembly will have a primary opponent when the polls open Tuesday. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Incumbent Auditor of Accounts Kathy McGuiness will face off against attorney and accountant Lydia York.  Eight incumbent members of the General Assembly have primary opponents, including Sen. …

SD 16 Candidates

Bonini faces 2 GOP challengers for seat he’s held 27 years

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

There’s a race to the right in central Delaware’s 16th Senate District, and incumbent Republican Sen. Colin Bonini’s 27 years of experience have become a focal point of the bitter challenge.  Bonini has long been regarded as one of the most conservative members of the Delaware General Assembly, but that may not be enough to stave off primary challengers Kim …