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Castle is no longer in Congress after an unsuccessful Senate bid in 2010.

Rep. Michael N. Castle (R-Del.)

  • District: Delaware -- At Large
  • Residence: Wilmington
  • Born: July 2, 1939; Wilmington, Del.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Jane Castle
  • Education: Hamilton College, B.A. 1961 (economics); Georgetown U., LL.B. 1964
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Del. House, 1967-69; Del. Senate, 1969-77 (minority leader, 1976-77); lieutenant governor, 1981-85; governor, 1985-93; U.S. House, 1993-2011
  • Elected: Elected: 1992 (9th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Education & Labor (Early Childhood, Elementary & Secondary Education - Ranking Member; Higher Education, Lifelong Learning & Competitiveness); Financial Services (Capital Markets, Insurance & GSEs; Domestic Monetary Policy & Technology - Deputy Ranking Member; Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit)
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State Information: Delaware -- At Large

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general John Carney (D) 173,543 56.8%
Glen Urquhart (R) 125,442 41%
Earl Lofland (I) 3,704 1.2%
Brent Wangen (LIBERT) 1,986 0.6%
Jeffrey Brown (BLU) 961 0.3%
2008 general Michael Castle (R) 235,437 61.1%
Karen Hartley-Nagle (D) 146,434 38%
Mark Parks (LIBERT) 3,586 0.9%
2006 general Michael Castle (R) 143,897 57.2%
Denni Spivack (D) 97,565 38.8%
Karen Hartley-Nagle (I) 5,769 2.3%
Michael Berg (GREEN) 4,463 1.8%
2004 general Michael Castle (R) 245,978 69.1%
Paul Donnelly (D) 105,716 29.7%
Maurice Barros (I) 2,337 0.7%
William Morris (LIBERT) 2,014 0.6%
2002 general Michael Castle (R) 164,605 72.1%
Micheal Miller (D) 61,011 26.7%
Brad Thomas (LIBERT) 2,789 1.2%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 62% John McCain: 37%
2004 John Kerry: 53% George W. Bush: 46%
2000 Al Gore: 55% George W. Bush: 42%

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