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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.
  • 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.
  • As part of our 2022 Election coverage, Delaware Public Media is highlighting a series of “Races to Watch” in November’s general election.This week, we turn to the new 4th District House seat. The seat is currently in Wilmington, but redistricting sent it to Sussex County.Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele dives into this three-way race between Republican primary winner Jeff Hilovsky, Democrat Keegan Worley, and The Independent Party of Delaware’s Amy Fresh.
  • Delaware Public Media is highlighting a series of “Races to Watch,” starting with races in the upcoming September primary as part of our 2022 election coverage.This week, we look at two races – the first is the Democratic Primary for the 27th House District, which pits an incumbent State Representative who started his political career during the pandemic against a political newcomer with a deep law enforcement background.DPM’s Mark Arehart examines this race.
  • Delaware Public Media is highlighting a series of “Races to Watch,” starting with races in the upcoming September primary as part of our 2022 election coverage.The second race we’re highlighting this week is the Democratic Primary for the 26th House District, which sees an incumbent State Representative seeking a second term face an intra-party challenge.DPM’s Quinn Kirkpatrick breaks down the race.
  • Delaware Public Media is highlighting a series of “Races to Watch,” with races in the upcoming September primary as part of the station’s 2022 election coverage.In the 1st State House District, two Wilmington Democrats with similar resumes face off for the party’s nomination in the September 13th primary.This week, Delaware Public Media’s Mark Fowser breaks down the race and what you need to know about both candidates.
  • Delaware Public Media is highlighting a series of “Races to Watch,” with races in the upcoming September primary as part of the station’s 2022 election coverage.In Sussex County, two Democrats are vying for the 6th Senate District seat being vacated by retiring Republican State Senator Ernie Lopez.Delaware Public Media’s Joe Irizarry breaks down that primary race this week, which will decide Republican State Rep. Steve Smyk’s opponent in November.