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Delaware

The state of Delaware has two senators in the United States Senate and one representatives in the United States House of Representatives.

Senators

Each state in the United States elects two senators, regardless of the state’s population. Senators serve six-year terms with staggered elections. Americans in the United States’s six territories do not have senators.

Delaware’s senators are:

Thomas Carper
Senior Senator

Thomas Carper

Democrat
Since Jan 3, 2001
Current Term Ends Jan 3, 2019
Chris Coons
Junior Senator

Chris Coons

Democrat
Since Nov 15, 2010
Next Election in 2020

Representatives

The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts, each with a population of about 710,000 individuals. Each district elects a representative to the House of Representatives for a two-year term. Representatives are also called congressmen/congresswomen. Americans in the United States’s six territories are represented in the House of Representatives by an additional six non-voting delegates.

Delaware’s one representative, called an “at-large” representative because they represent the entire state, is:

Lisa Blunt Rochester
At Large

Lisa Blunt Rochester

Democrat
Since Jan 3, 2017
(Current term ends Jan 3, 2019)

Map of Congressional Districts