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Delaware State Treasurers, 1778-2018 (May be incomplete!)
Samuel Patterson 1778-85 James Tilton 1785-86 Joshua Clayton 1786-89 John Gordon 1789-91 Francis Many 1791-92 Robert Clark 1792-94 Thomas Sipple 1794-98 John Clarke 1798-1808 Henry Molleston 1808-13 Samuel Paynter 1813-18 Cornelius P. Comegys 1818-23 Ezekiel Cowgill 1823-24 William W. Green 1824-26 Ezekiel Cowgill 1826-30 Cornelius P. Comegys 1830-35 Peter S. Parker 1835-39 Elijah Cannon 1839-41 William D. Waples 1841 Gardner H. Wright 1841-45 James S. Buckmaster 1845-49 Jacob Faris 1849-51 William Cannon 1851-55 John R. Sudler 1855-57 William J. Clarke 1857-61 Samuel B. Hitch 1861-63 Locksley R. Jacobs 1863-65 Lewellyn Thorp 1865-67 William J. Clarke 1867-71 Robert H. Davis 1871-75 Thomas B. Giles 1875-79 Robert J. Reynolds 1879-83 John M. Houston 1883-87 William Herbert 1887-91 Wilbur H. Burnite 1891-95 Charles H. Atkins 1895-97 William M. Ross 1897-99 L. Heisler Ball 1899-1901 Martin B. Burris 1901-05 Thomas N. Rawlins 1905-09 David O. Moore 1909-13 Charles A. Hastings 1913-15 William J. Swain 1915-17 George S. Williams 1929-33 Jesse S. Cooper, Jr. 1945-46 Benjamin F. Johnson 1947-48 Willard D. Boyce 1949-51 Howard H. Dickerson 1955-56 Mary D. Jornlin 1970 Thomas R. Carper 1977-82 Jack Markell 1999-2009 Ken Simpler 2015-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1920 Nov 2: George M. Fisher (Rep), elected; William D. Mullen (Dem), defeated; Benjamin C. Coverman (Socialist), defeated.
  • 1940 Nov 5: Peter S. Collins (Dem), elected; Fagan H. Simonton (Rep), defeated; Richard E. Norris (Liberal Democratic), defeated.
  • 1942 Nov 3: John S. Isaacs (Rep), elected; Peter S. Collins (Dem), defeated.
  • 1944 Nov 7: Jesse S. Cooper, Jr. (Dem), elected; John S. Isaacs (Rep), defeated; George L. Biddle (Prohibition), defeated.
  • 1946 Nov 5: Benjamin F. Johnson (Rep), elected; Jesse S. Cooper, Jr. (Dem), defeated.
  • 1948 Nov 2: Willard D. Boyce (Dem), elected; Benjamin F. Johnson (Rep), defeated; Annie E. Whiskman (Socialist), defeated.
  • 1950 Nov 7: Ralph W. Emerson (Rep), elected; Willard D. Boyce (Dem), defeated.
  • 1956 Nov 6: Vera G. Davis (Rep), elected; Edna Brasure (Dem), defeated.
  • 1970 Nov 3: Emily Womach (Dem), elected; Daniel Ross (Rep), defeated; David Hitchcock (American Independent), defeated.
  • 1972 Nov 7: Mary D. Jornlin (Rep), elected; Edward S. Stansky (Dem), defeated; Donald G. Gies (American), defeated; Dorothy L. Hilyard (Prohibition), defeated.
  • 1982 Nov 2: Janet C. Rzewnicki (Rep), elected; Joseph P. Farley (Dem), defeated; Alice L. Reynolds (American), defeated; Paul H. Nielsen (Libertarian), defeated; Elliot W. Traiman (Citizens), defeated.
  • 1998 Nov 3: Jack Markell (Dem), elected; Janet C. Rzewnicki (Rep), defeated.
  • 2002 Nov 5: Jack Markell (Dem), elected; Ronald G. Poliquin (Rep), defeated.
  • 2006 Nov 7: Jack Markell (Dem), elected; Esthelda R. Parker-Selby (Rep), defeated.
  • 2010 Sep 14: Chip Flowers, Jr. (Dem), nominated; Velda Jones-Potter (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 2010 Sep 14: Colin R. J. Bonini (Rep), nominated unopposed.
  • 2010 Nov 2: Chip Flowers, Jr. (Dem), elected; Colin R. J. Bonini (Rep), defeated.
  • 2014 Sep 9: Sean Barney (Dem), nominated; Chip Flowers, Jr. (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 2014 Sep 9: Ken Simpler (Rep), nominated; Cheryl Valenzuela (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 2014 Nov 4: Ken Simpler (Rep), elected; Sean Barney (Dem), defeated; David B. Chandler (Green), defeated.
  • 2018 Nov 6: Colleen Davis (Dem), elected; Ken Simpler (Rep), defeated; David B. Chandler (Green), defeated.
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