JIM & ADA LEIGH SOLES
GOTTA GETTA GOVERNOR
Posted: Nov. 19, 2014
Nothing gets Delaware's political class going like an open election for governor, as it will be in 2016 when Jack Markell cannot run for a third term as the Democratic governor. Delaware Grapevine charts the Democratic and Republican fields.
STUPID POLITICAL TRICKS
Posted: Nov. 17, 2014
The 2014 campaign season had more than its share of candidates suffering self-inflicted wounds. Here is a review of the offerings from a smorgasbord of bloopers and blunders that deserve to be immortalized in Delaware politics.
IN & OUT IN DOVER
Posted: Nov. 12, 2014
The turnover in the Delaware General Assembly puts a dent in the Democratic majority and brings in six new members, two because legislators lost in the general election, two because legislators lost in the primary election, and two because legislators did not run.
Posted: Nov. 10, 2014
"Judicial Notebook" is a collection of items about the Delaware judiciary. This one looks at the names in the running for Superior Court president judge and a new Supreme Court retirement, all of it colored by the continuing revenge of an ex-justice.
Posted: Nov. 6, 2014
On Thursday after the election in Delaware, the center of the political world is Georgetown in Sussex County, where the rituals of Return Day mark the transition from campaigning to peacemaking with a parade of winners and losers together, and the political calendar turns.
AN ELECTION OF STEPCHILDREN
Posted: Nov. 4, 2014
Election Day failed to give clear satisfaction to either the Democrats or the Republicans here in Delaware, where the voters set a record for the lowest turnout since the state set up a registration system. Call it an election of stepchildren.
THOU SHALT NOT STEAL
Posted: Oct. 29, 2014; updated: Oct. 30, 2014
Delaware politics was in an uproar after two Republican operatives set up a stakeout to try to find out who was stealing their signs and caught it on video. It led to an investigation by the Middletown police into the husband of Bethany Hall-Long, a Democratic state senator.