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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. John Carney (D-Del.)

District: At Large
Political Highlights: Del. secretary of finance, 1997-00; lieutenant governor, 2001-09; sought Democratic nomination for governor, 2008; U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-present
Born: May 20, 1956; Wilmington, Del.
Residence: Wilmington
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Tracey Quillen; two children
Education: Dartmouth College, A.B. 1978; U. of Delaware, M.P.A. 1987
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (3rd term)
Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Capital Markets & Government Sponsored Enterprises; Monetary Policy & Trade)

Election History
2014generalJohn Carney (D) 137,25159.3
Rose Izzo (R) 85,14636.8
Bernard August (GREEN) 4,8012.1
Scott Gesty (LIBERT) 4,4191.9
2012generalJohn Carney (D) 249,93364.4
Thomas Kovach (R) 129,75733.4
Bernard August (GREEN) 4,2731.1
Scott Gesty (LIBERT) 4,0961.1
2010generalJohn Carney (D) 173,54356.8
Glen Urquhart (R) 125,44241.0
Earl Lofland (I) 3,7041.2
Brent Wangen (LIBERT) 1,9860.7
Jeffrey Brown (BLU) 9610.3
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Delaware is 27th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


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