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Politics & Government

2016 Candidate Conversations: Lt. Governor

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The 2016 election cycle is now moving into full swing.

As part of our election coverage, Delaware Public Media is offering a series a Candidate Conversations.

Ahead of September 13th's primary in the First State, we sat down with each of the six Democratic candidates running for Lt. Governor.  

The office has been vacant since Matt Denn left it after being elected Attorney General in 2014 and taking office in January 2015.  All six of the Democrats running are taking their first shot at running for a statewide office.

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Wilmington City Councilwoman Sherry Dorsey Walker was first elected to her current post in 2012.  Delaware Public Media's Megan Pauly spoke to her about her aspirations for Lt. Governor  - a conversation that hit on issues including criminal justice, education, the state budget.

Sherry Dorsey Walker's official campaign website.

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Brad Eaby is currently in his third term on Kent County Levy Court.  Delaware Public Media's James Morrison spoke to Eaby about his run for Lt. Governor - starting with his take on the 2016 Presidential election.

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Delaware Public Media All Things Considered host James Morrison's full interview with Democratic Candidate for Lt. Gov. Brad Eaby.

Brad Eaby's official campaign website.

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Army veteran Greg Fuller was appointed Register of Wills for Sussex County in 2008 and served until 2010 before losing a pair of attempted to win the office in 2010 and 2014.  He sat down recently with Delaware Public Media's Katie Peikes to discuss his bid for Lt. Gov, including his plans to champion criminal justice and prison reform, if elected.

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Delaware Public Media reporter Katie Peikes' full interview with Democratic candidate for Lt. Gov. Greg Fuller.

Greg Fuller's official campaign website.

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State Sen. Bethany Hall-Long is touting her 13 years of legislative experience as she tries to lock down the Democratic nomination for Lt. Governor. 

Delaware Public Media’s James Dawson recently sat down with her to discuss her effort to move from the legislative branch to the executive branch.

 

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Delaware Public Media political reporter James Dawson's full interview with Democratic candidate for Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long.

Bethany Hall-Long's official campaign website.

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Rehoboth Beach Commissioner Kathy McGuiness is focusing on closing the gender pay gap and increasing paid family leave in Delaware she tries to win the Democratic nomination for Lt. Governor.

 

Delaware Public Media’s Mark Arehart talked with her recently about those issues and more.

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Delaware Public Media Morning Edition host Mark Arehart's full interview with Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor Kathy McGuiness.

Kathy McGuiness' official campaign website.

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Ciro Poppiti  says his record in a term and a half as New Castle County Register of Wills demonstrates his readiness to fill the office of Lt. Governor.

 

Delaware Public Media’s Tom Byrne recently sat down with Poppiti to discuss his experience and the initiatives he'd pursue if elected.

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Delaware Public Media News Director Tom Byrne's full interview with Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor Ciro Poppiti.

Ciro Poppiti's official campaign website.

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