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During the 2022 Election cycle, Delaware Public Media is committed to providing in-depth coverage of the races that will shape the First State's political landscape in years to come, focusing on the candidates and where they stand on the issues
and the changes to voting in Delaware this year.

Delaware Public Media's Election Coverage is supported in part by a grant from Delaware Humanities, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities and NEH’s special initiative “A More Perfect Union,” designed to demonstrate and enhance the critical role the humanities play in our nation and support projects that help Americans commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence in 2026. The “A More Perfect Union” initiative supports projects that explore, reflect on, and tell the stories of our quest for a more just, inclusive, and sustainable society throughout our history.

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As part of our 2022 Election coverage, Delaware Public Media is highlighting a series of “Races to Watch,” in both the September Primary and November General Elections.

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    As part of our 2022 Election coverage, Delaware Public Media is highlighting a series of “Races to Watch” in November’s general election.State Rep. Stephen Smyk is vacating his seat in the 20th House District in Sussex County to run for the State Senate, and now an educator born and raised in the district – Stell Parker Selby – and a military veteran – Dallas Wingate – vie to take Smyk’s place in the House.Delaware Public Media’s Rachel Sawicki breaks down the race this week.
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    As part of our 2022 Election coverage, Delaware Public Media is highlighting a series of “Races to Watch” in November’s general election.Republican State Senator Ernie Lopez is retiring in the 6th Senate District and three candidates – including a current State Representative – are vying to replace him.Delaware Public Media’s Joe Irizarry breaks down this race to represent Rehoboth Beach, Lewes, Milton, and nearby communities in the state Senate.
  • The next race we’re focusing on as part of Delaware Public Media’s 2022 Election coverage is the 9th House District.Incumbent Republican Kevin Hensley faces Democratic challenger, Terrell Williams. It's the fourth election in a row Hensley's faced a challenge.Delaware Public Media’s Quinn Kirkpatrick takes a closer look this week at the candidates and the issues.
  • As part of our 2022 Election coverage, Delaware Public Media is highlighting a series of “Races to Watch” in November’s general election.The race for the 4th Senate district seat pits an incumbent Democrat who spent 25 years in the Delaware education system against a Republican challenger banking on his legal expertise and a strong belief in bipartisanship to win over voters.Delaware Public Media’s Mark Arehart breaks down this race.
  • The next race we’re focusing on as part of Delaware Public Media’s 2022 Election coverage is the 14th Senate District.The seat is currently held by Democrat Bruce Ennis, who is retiring after serving in the General Assembly for nearly four decades.Delaware Public Media’s Paul Keifer reports on how the two candidates running here both cast themselves as the right choice to fill Ennis’ shoes.
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As part of our election coverage, Delaware Public Media is offering a series a Candidate Conversations .

We’ve reached out to all candidates that have filed to run in the races for U.S. House, State Attorney General, State Treasurer and State Auditor and invited them to sit down with us.

Candidates in each race are being asked about the same series of topics to allow you to get to know then and compare them.

Candidate Conversations are part of Delaware Debates 2020, a collaboration between Delaware Public Media and the University of Delaware's Center for Political Communication.

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    Candidate Conversations are part of Delaware Public Media’s 2022 Election coverage, and the Delaware Debates we are producing with the University of Delaware’s Center for Political Communication.Among the races we are examining is the race for State Auditor and in this interview, Democrat Lydia York.
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    Candidate Conversations are part of Delaware Public Media’s 2022 Election coverage, and the Delaware Debates we are producing with the University of Delaware’s Center for Political Communication.Among the races we are examining is the race for State Auditor and in this interview, Republican Janice Lorrah.
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    Candidate Conversations are part of Delaware Public Media’s 2022 Election coverage, and the Delaware Debates we are producing with the University of Delaware’s Center for Political Communication.Among the races we are examining is the race for U.S. House and in this interview, Non-Partisan Delaware's David Rogers
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    Candidate Conversations are part of Delaware Public Media’s 2022 Election coverage, and the Delaware Debates we are producing with the University of Delaware’s Center for Political Communication.Among the races we are examining is the race for U.S. House and in this interview, Republican Lee Murphy
de debates 2022

As part of our 2022 Election coverage, Delaware's candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives met for Delaware Debates 2022 on Thursday, October 20. The event marks the seventh biennial Delaware Debates since 2010, a joint initiative of the University of Delaware's Center for Political Communication (CPC) and Delaware Public Media.

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In addition to providing coverage of the 2022 Elections, Delaware Public Media is sharing resources voters can use to prepare to vote.

The State Dept of Elections offers:

There’s also voter information provided by other groups.

The ACLU of Delaware provides:

The League of Women Voters provides:

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In addition to highlighting the candidates and key races in the 2022 Election, Delaware Public Media also offers coverage of election-related news and issues. Follow all of that coverage below: