November 4, 2020 at 8:58 am EST | by Michael K. Lavers
Pinkney, Morrison win Del. General Assembly races
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The Delaware General Assembly (Washington Blade photo by Damien Salas)

Marie Pinkney and Eric Morrison on Tuesday won their respective races in Delaware.

Pinkney, a social worker who is a lesbian, defeated Republican Alexander Homich in the 13th State Senate District in central New Castle County by a 76-24 vote margin.

Eric Morrison, who is openly gay, defeated Republican Donald “Tripp” Keister III in the 27th State Representative District, which includes Glasgow, by a 61-37 percent margin. Libertarian William Hinds finished third with slightly less than 2 percent of the vote.

Sarah McBride on Tuesday easily won her Delaware Senate race. She is the first openly transgender person elected to a state senate in the U.S.

Michael K. Lavers is the international news editor of the Washington Blade. Follow Michael

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