|DELAWARE||3 Electoral Votes|
(Source: U.S. Census Bureau)
Delaware has: 3 counties: New Castle, Sussex, Kent.
Department of Elections
Republican State Comm.
Kerry-Edwards won Delaware with a plurality of 28,351 votes (7.56 percentage points). Kerry prevailed in New Castle County, while Bush won in Sussex and Kent Counties.
General Election Details
Kerry/Allies | Bush-Cheney '04
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
CLARK DEAN EDWARDS KERRY KUCINICH LIEBERMAN SHARPTON former GEPHARDT
|Statewide voter turnout: 15%||
305 of 305 districts reporting.
|23 Delegates (Pledged 15, Unpledged 8) and 4 Alternates.|
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