|DELAWARE||3 Electoral Votes|
(Source: U.S. Census Bureau)
Delaware has: 3 counties: New Castle, Sussex, Kent.
Department of Elections
Turnout as a percentage of voting age population was 56.28%. (U.S. avg: 53.76%).
Delaware was talked about as a battleground state, and the campaigns advertised and had staff in the state, but in the end the Gore-Lieberman ticket won with a comfortable plurality of 42,780 votes (13.06 percentage points). In one of the most closely fought Senate races in the country, Gov. Thomas R. Carper (D) defeated incumbent Sen. William V. Roth Jr. (R), 55.5% to 43.7%. In the gubernatorial race, Lt. Gov. Ruth Ann Minner (D) won by a wide margin over John M. Burris (R) to keep the seat in Democratic hands.
General Election Activity
Tuesday Feb. 8, 2000
|. Party run primary||Absentees
and 28 of 28 polling locations reporting.
12 of 2,066 (0.6%).
Monday March 27, 2000.
Saturday April 8, 2000.
|. All Democrats registered as of March 17 could participate in the district caucuses.||Caucuses were held in all 41 State House
Districts on March 27; each sent at least 4 delegates to the State Convention
held April 8 at Delaware State University in Dover.
Democratic Presidential Primary
Saturday Feb. 5, 2000
Note: Primary was a beauty contest only.
196 of 196 districts reporting.
15 of 3,537 (0.4%).
22 of 4,335 (0.5%).
Copyright 1998, 1999, 2000,
2001 Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action.