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Kaufman resigned from Congress in November 2010.

Sen. Ted Kaufman (D-Del.)

  • District: Junior Senator from Delaware
  • Residence: Greenville
  • Born: March 15, 1939; Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Lynne Kaufman; three children
  • Education: Duke U., B.S.E. 1960 (mechanical engineering); U. of Pennsylvania, M.B.A. 1966
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Broadcasting Board of Governors, 1995-2008; U.S. Senate, 2009-present
  • Elected: Appointed: 2009 (1st term); Appointed by Gov. Ruth Ann Minner, D, to succeed Joseph R. Biden Jr., D, who was elected vice president
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Airland; Emerging Threats & Capabilities; Seapower); Foreign Relations (African Affairs; European Affairs; International Operations & Organizations; Near Eastern & South & Central Asian Affairs); Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Contracting Oversight; Oversight of Government Management; Permanent Investigations); Impeachment of Judge G. Thomas Porteous Jr.; Judiciary (Administrative Oversight & the Courts; Antitrust, Competition Policy & Consumer Rights; Crime & Drugs; Human Rights & the Law; Terrorism & Homeland Security)
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State Information: Delaware

Election History
2008generalJoseph Biden (D)257,53964.7%
Christine O'Donnell (R)140,59535.3%
2002generalJoseph Biden (D)135,25358.2%
Raymond Clatworthy (R)94,79340.8%
Maurice Barros (I)9960.4%
Raymond Buranello (LIBERT)9220.4%
Robert Mattson (NL)3500.2%
1996generalJoseph R. Biden Jr. (D)165,46560%
Raymond J. Clatworthy (R)105,08838.1%
Mark Jones (LIBERT)3,3401.2%
Jacqueline Kossoff (NL)1,6980.6%
1990generalJoseph R. Biden Jr. (D)112,91863%
M. Jane Brady (R)64,55436%
1984generalJoseph R. Biden Jr. (D)147,83160%
John M. Burris (R)98,10140%
1978generalJoseph R. Biden Jr. (D)93,93058%
James H. Baxter (R)66,47941%
1972generalJoseph R. Biden Jr. (D)116,00650%
Vote For President
2008Barack Obama: 61.94%John McCain: 36.94%
2004John Kerry: 53%George W. Bush: 46%
2000Al Gore: 55%George W. Bush: 42%
1996Bill Clinton: 52%Robert Dole: 37%
1992Bill Clinton: 44%George H. W. Bush: 35%
1988Michael Dukakis: 43%George H. W. Bush: 56%
1984Walter F. Mondale: 40%:

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