Colin Boninis Pros And Cons

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Colin Bonini, called “the longest shot in the State of Delaware,” became the youngest member of the Delaware Senate in 1994 at age 29. Senator Bonini has represented the citizens of Southern Kent County for 21 years and has earned a reputation as a passionate & determined voice for limited government, compassionate & effective State policies, fiscal responsibility and economic opportunity. In the 148th General Assembly, Senator Bonini serves on five committees: Adult & Juvenile Corrections; Banking; Highways & Transportation; Bond; and Insurance. Throughout his years in the Senate, Colin has continuously rejected the “go along to get along” political culture in Dover. Indeed, he has refused to support a single bloated state budget during his tenure. Colin’s energy, common sense conservatism and willingness to stand up against the big government politicians haven’t gone unnoticed. He has been presented with the “Guardian of Small Business Award” from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and was named “Legislator of the Year” by the Republican Party of Kent County in 2012. Last year, he also earned the “Legislator of the Year” award from the Food Bank of Delaware for his work to help Delawareans to fight hunger.…show more content…
Colin received 49% of the vote, falling by a few thousand votes. Colin received the highest percentage and highest vote total for a Republican challenger in Delaware in almost a quarter century. (He even received 24,000 more votes than the winning candidate in 2014). Impressive results especially considering the difficult context of the Republican “top of the ticket” in Delaware in 2010 (Delaware was the only State which elected new Democrat US Senate and Democrat Congressional candidates in 2010). Colin out-performed the Republican ticket dramatically and energized the electorate up and down Delaware with his dynamic grass-roots
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