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Politics & Government

Delaware Public Media's coverage of First State politics and government, including the General Assembly. Coverage is led by Delaware Public Media's political reporter Sarah Mueller.

The Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC) offered its first revenue estimate as planning for the 2020 budget cycle begins.


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Delaware lawmakers signed off Monday on a new voting system for the First State.


Some say the First State could have been more transparent in selecting its new voting system.


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Legislation that would reform Wilmington’s ethics code is now before City Council.


A task force charged with finding new voting machines for Delaware made its decision Tuesday.


The Delaware Department of Elections certified last week’s primary election results Monday despite a last minute audit request.


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Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have wrapped up, but Sen. Chris Coons’ concerns about Trump’s choice for the high court remain.

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Delaware farmers selling certain crops can start applying now for relief from the Trump administration’s trade war with U.S. allies.


A big night in Thursday’s primaries in the race for two Sussex County Council seats.

Delaware’s senior Sen. Tom Carper survived a challenge from the left trying to oust him from his U.S. Senate seat. Carper won his primary over progressive challenger Kerri Harris.


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