Valerie Longhurst

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Valerie Longhurst
Majority Leader of the Delaware House of Representatives
Assumed office
January 8, 2013
Preceded byPeter Schwartzkopf
Member of the Delaware House of Representatives
from the 15th district
Assumed office
January 11, 2005
Preceded byNancy W. Cook
Personal details
Born (1963-12-17) December 17, 1963 (age 55)
Kewanee, Delaware, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationWest Chester University

Valerie J. Longhurst (born December 17, 1963) is an American politician. She is a Democratic member of the Delaware House of Representatives, where she serves as majority leader. She was elected in 2004 to represent the 15th district, which covers parts of Bear, Delaware City, and St. Georges. Longhurst began her career in the insurance industry and was formerly director of operations for AIG Insurance in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.[1]

Electoral history[edit]

  • In 2018, Longhurst won the general election with 7,329 votes (87.9%) against Libertarian nominee Amy Merlino.[2]


  1. ^ "Rep. Valerie Longhurst Biography". dehousedems. State of Delaware. Retrieved July 26, 2017.
  2. ^ "State of Delaware General Election Results". Office of the State Election Commissioner. Delaware Department of Elections. November 6, 2018. Retrieved January 9, 2019.

External links[edit]

Delaware House of Representatives
Preceded by
Peter Schwartzkopf
Majority Leader