Sean Matthews

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Sean Matthews
Member of the Delaware House of Representatives
from the 10th district
Assumed office
November 8, 2014
Preceded byDennis E. Williams
Personal details
NationalityAmerican
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materEastern University
OccupationTeacher

Sean Matthews is an American politician. He is a Democratic member of the Delaware House of Representatives, representing District 10.[1] He has been in office since 2014, when he challenged and defeated incumbent Democrat Dennis E. Williams, who he defeated again in 2016 when Williams attempted to retake his former seat. He is a teacher at Brandywine School District.[2]

Electoral history[edit]

  • In 2014, Matthews won the Democratic primary with 694 votes (55%) against incumbent Democrat Dennis E. Williams.[3] He went on to win the general election with 3,494 votes (55.2%) against Republican nominee Judith Travis.[4]
  • In 2016, Matthews won the Democratic primary with 1,308 votes (75.5%) in a rematch against former representative Williams.[5] Matthews went on to win the general election with 5,780 votes (57.5%) in a rematch against Republican nominee Judith Travis.[6]
  • In 2018, Matthews won the general election with 6,448 votes (68.7%) against Republican nominee Erin Wienner.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Representative Sean Matthews (D)". Dover, Delaware: Delaware General Assembly. Retrieved January 6, 2019.
  2. ^ Albright, Matthew (August 31, 2016). "10th Representative District features fierce rematch". The News Journal.
  3. ^ "State of Delaware Primary Election Results". Office of the State Election Commissioner. Delaware Department of Elections. September 12, 2014. Retrieved January 6, 2019.
  4. ^ "State of Delaware General Election Results". Office of the State Election Commissioner. Delaware Department of Elections. November 7, 2014. Retrieved January 6, 2019.
  5. ^ "State of Delaware Primary Election Results". Office of the State Election Commissioner. Delaware Department of Elections. September 13, 2016. Retrieved January 6, 2019.
  6. ^ "State of Delaware General Election Results". Office of the State Election Commissioner. Delaware Department of Elections. November 8, 2016. Retrieved January 6, 2019.
  7. ^ "State of Delaware General Election Results". Office of the State Election Commissioner. Delaware Department of Elections. November 6, 2018. Retrieved January 6, 2019.

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