Delaware House District 1

Previous Election Results

1996 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Michael Castle Republican 185,576 69.5%
Dennis Williams Democratic 73,253 27.5%
George Jurgensen Libertarian 4,000 1.5%
Felicia Johnson Taxpayers 3,009 1.1%
Robert Mattson Natural law 987 0.4%
1996 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dennis Williams Democratic 16,838 73.9%
Ernest Ercole Democratic 5,941 26.1%
1998 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Michael Castle Republican 119,811 66.4%
Dennis Williams Democratic 57,446 31.8%
James Webster Taxpayers 2,411 1.3%
Kim Bemis Natural law 859 0.5%
2000 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Michael Castle Republican 211,797 67.6%
Michael Miller Democratic 96,488 30.8%
James Webster Constitution 2,490 0.8%
Brad Thomas Libertarian 2,351 0.8%
2002 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Michael Castle Republican 164,605 72.1%
Michael Miller Sr. Democratic 61,011 26.7%
Brad Thomas Libertarian 2,789 1.2%
2002 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Michael Miller Democratic 8,979 52.1%
Steven Biener Democratic 8,244 47.9%
2004 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mike Castle Republican 245,978 69.1%
Paul Donnelly Democratic 105,716 29.7%
Maurice Barros Independent 2,337 0.7%
William Morris Libertarian 2,014 0.6%
2006 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mike Castle Republican 143,897 57.2%
Dennis Spivack Democratic 97,565 38.8%
Karen Hartley-Nagle Independent 5,769 2.3%
Michael Berg Green 4,463 1.8%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dennis Spivack Democratic 9,515 60.3%
Karen Hartley-Nagle Democratic 6,253 39.7%
2008 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mike Castle Republican 235,437 61.1%
Karen Hartley-Nagle Democratic 146,434 38.0%
Mark Parks Libertarian 3,586 0.9%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Karen Hartley-Nagle Democratic 35,995 55.4%
Micheal Miller Democratic 22,393 34.5%
Jerry Northington Democratic 6,609 10.2%
2010 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Carney Democratic 173,543 56.8%
Glen Urquhart Republican 125,442 41.0%
Earl Lofland De ind pty 3,704 1.2%
Brent Wangen Libertarian 1,986 0.6%
Jeffrey Brown Blue enigma pty 961 0.3%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Glen Urquhart Republican 27,343 48.6%
Michele Rollins Republican 26,789 47.7%
Rose Izzo Republican 2,082 3.7%
2012 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Carney Democratic 249,933 64.4%
Thomas Kovach Republican 129,757 33.4%
Bernard August Green 4,273 1.1%
Scott Gesty Libertarian 4,096 1.1%

Demographic Data

Population 917,092
Percentage White 69.7%
Percentage Black 21.5%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.3%
Percentage Asian 3.3%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race 2.6%
Percentage Other Race 2.5%
 
Percentage Hispanic 8.6%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 64.3%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 20.9%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 0.9%
 
Median Household Income $58,415
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 38.6%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 12.0%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 7.6%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 31.5%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 51.3%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 15.1%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 15.4%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 46.6%
Percentage with a College Degree 29.5%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 36.7%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 25.3%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 10.8%
 
Percentage Married Couples 48.0%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 17.6%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.3%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.3%

Last updated 2:16pm October 21, 2014