2012 Delaware Governor's Race - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the governor's race in Delaware. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 Delaware Governor's Race - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
Delaware governor election - class or district
PercVotesPartyCandidate
69.3%275991DJack Markell
28.6%113792RJeff Cragg
1.1%4575GMark Perri
0.9%3668LJesse McVay
Election Information for Delaware
Primary DateSeptember 11, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentJack Markell
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election Projection
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Delaware Governor's Race - Primary Election Candidates

Democrats - Primary Election
 
Democrat governor Primary Election in Delaware - class or district
PercVotesCandidateViews
0%NAJack Markell15
Republicans - Primary Election
 
Republican governor Primary Election in Delaware - class or district
PercVotesCandidateViews

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
April 24, 2012Primary election date for the President.
August 18, 2012Last day to register to vote in the September 11, 2012 primary election.
September 11, 2012Primary election date for the House, Senate, and Governor.
October 13, 2012Last day to register to vote in the November 6, 2012 general election.
November 06, 2012General election date - House, Senate, and President on the ballot.

Past Election Results

Election Results for Governors seat in Delaware in 2012
Past Election Results - Governor of Delaware
Jack Markell
68%
2008
32%
William S. Lee
Ruth Minner
51%
2004
46%
William Lee
Ruth Minner
59%
2000
40%
John Burris
Thomas R. Carper
69%
1996
31%
Janet C. Rzewnicki
Thomas R. Carper
65%
1992
33%
B. Gary Scott