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22 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7- MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2014 NEWS Cape Gazette C; Simpler serve." As a first-time candidate, Sim- pler said, he did not know what Continued from page 1 to expect on the campaign trail. Prior to running, he found many more than doubled Barney's to- aspects of politics distasteful, tal, 41,215 to 18,328. shallow and shrill. But after talk- "Let's face it, it's where I'm ing with Delawareans the last from. It's where several genera- several months, he said, most tions of Simplers are from," he people want to make informed said Nov. 6 of the strong Sussex decisions and want to believe County showing. "It's nice to be their candidate will make a dif- a native son." ference. Simpler credited Republi- He viewed the campaign as can-based organizations in the one long job interview. Now that county with being exception- he has the job, he said, he's ready ally well organized and providing to get to work. him with the opportunity to get "While it is an honor to be his message out. elected by your fdllow men and The night of the election, Sim- women to serve, I do conceive of pler waited until Barney called this as a job;" he said. "I believe to concede the race and con- I have been hired to right the gratulate him to address his treasury. I believe I've been hired supporters, to do the best I can to fix our "He is a very honorable man," finances. Let me be clear, I will." Simpler said of Barney. "He is a public servant, and he would have liked to serve the state of In other statewifle races ... Delaware. I think in this particu- In the U.S. Senate race, Demo- lar instance he chose the wrong cratic incumbent Chris Coons office to express his desire to defeated two challengers, Re- REPUBLICAN KEN SIMPLER won the race for non-incumbent Republican to win a statewide stands with him. NICK ROTH PHOTO state treasurer. He's the first race since 1994. His wife Liz To: OC, DC, HYC, BWI, JFK,-PHL, etc. ALL Airports, Train St tlons, 5tadiuws & venu.e Chauffeured Cars, Vans, Buses Real Tra portation tot b you T .re, USDOT certified / Heavily Insured THE PEAT ADVANTAGE Burns longer & hotter than firewood [ OW t,'.ulphtll ('ontent Great tot .qrilh; & ~,mokem 100% organic t ow ash count No sparks www.jollytrolley.com 302.227.1197 BURNS HOTTER. BURNS LONGER. IRISHFIRELOGS.COM Original Since 1970 publican Kevin Wade and Green Party candidate Andrew Groff. Coons received 55.8 percent of the vote, Wade received 42.2 percent of the vote and Groff received 2 percent of the vote. Coons was first elected to the seat in 2010. In the U.S. Representative race, Democratic incumbent John Car- ney held off three challengers -- Republican candidate Rose Izzo, Libertarian candidate Scott Gesty and Green Party candidate Bernard August. Carney received 59.3 percent of the vote, Izzo received 36.8 percent of the vote, Gesty re- ceived 1.8 percent of the vote and August received 2.1 percent of the vote. Carney was first elected to the seat in 2011. In the race for attorney gener- al, Democratic candidate Lt. Gov. Matt Denn defeated four other candidates to take the empty seat. Sitting Attorney General Beau Biden did not seek re-elec- tion because he's decided to run for governor in 2016. Denn received 52.8 percent of the vote, Republican candidate Theodore Kittila received 39.2 percent, Green Party candidate Catherine Damavandi received 4.6 percent, Independent Par- ty candidate David Graham received 2.1 percent and Liber- tarian candidate John Machurek received 1.3 percent. In the race for state auditor, Republican incumbent Thomas Wagner defeated Democratic challenger Brenda Mayrack with 54.2 percent of the vote. Wagner has served as auditor of accounts since 1989. :::OUR REHOBOTH OFFICE HAS MOVED DOWNTOWN TO 406 REHOBOTH AVENUE .... Real Estate Closingsi ......... Susan Pittard Weidman, Esq. ..... .... ' Meaghan Mahoney Hudson, Esq. Real Estate Law Wills .......... , ,. ........ Wills Trusts Living Wills Incorporations General Business Law . ......... Durable Powers of Attorney Contract Drafting & Review ......... Probate Estate Planning MILLVILLE, 35589 ATLANTIC AVE. P.O. BOX 1131 302.539-1388 REHOBOTH BEACH, 406 REHOBOTH AVE. 302-227-7788 MILLSBORO, RT 113N, 201 WEST DUPONT HWY., SUITE F 302.934-3999 INSPIRED BY TRADITION The B allydesmond Company is proud to introduce Si0bhfin's Irish'~ire Lo!~'S, Irish Firewood and Fire Go Boxes, a complete line of 100% pure Irish peat products for indoor/outdoor fireplaces, barbecues, fire pits, chimineas and campfires. Our irish peat briquettes and turf sods are a wonderful way to enjoy the aroma and warmth of a genuine Irish turf fire. IRISH FIRE LOGS" ....... : . :'::; .. ,,,,C ,L' LOCAL RETAILERS Farmer Girl Exotic Gardens 18940 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE Tomato Sunshine 19791 Coastal Hwy,. Rehoboth Beach, DE Windsor's Flowers, Plants & Shrubs 20326Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE dl th aT. St bi H, m th V~ a, BE ] Cq bl fe is [] C D h( H el N 7, ct $1 al b, tc ir N is at D st A H