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Primary election results for Sussex County Council

SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - The Delaware primary election has resulted in nominations for Sussex County Council seats. The Delaware Board of Elections reports Douglas Hudson (Del.-R) received 58 percent of the votes over George Parish (Del. -R) for Council District…

Primary results for Delaware Representive District 31

DELAWARE - The primary election results are in for State Representative District 31 in Delaware. The Delaware Board of Elections reports that Democratic candidate Sean Lynn and Republican candidate David Anderson  have won the state's primary election. Both individuals will face off…

Republican candidate receives nomination in primary election

DELAWARE - Voters have determined which Republican candidate will be on the November ballot for State Representative District 35. According to the Delaware Board of Elections, Jesse Vanderwende won the Republican nomination for State Representative District 35. Vanderwende received 66…

Turnout lower than usual so far in Del. primary

DELAWARE - Delaware's election commissioner says turnout in the state's primary election is looking lower than usual by midday. A battle between Delaware's senior senator and an upstart challenger riding an antiestablishment wave within the Democratic Party highlights the state's…

Political Insider: Kerri Evelyn Harris

In this edition of Political Insider, Ryan Eldredge sits down with Kerri Evelyn Harris. Harris is eyeing Senator Tom Carper's seat in Delaware in the November election. [field59_video key="195dd4382705af6d4a96b2c149cecdd244eb57b5" account="WMDT" playlist="" pid="9FCH1Fwp" thumb="//content.jwplatform.com/thumbs/ny86GJNs-120.jpg?cachebust=1536118538763" vtitle="Air Force veteran challenges Carper for Del.…

Schools grapple with obligations to migrants in shelters

Some school systems around the U.S. have been reaching out to assist with the education of immigrant children at nearby shelters. The federal government and its housing contractors bear responsibility for instruction but some districts say they have felt compelled to intervene amid the outcry over separation of children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. The centers house thousands of immigrant youths, including mostly unaccompanied minors who arrived in the country without their families. The superintendent of schools in San Benito, Texas, reached out to the local Southwest Key

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