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+John C. Carney, Jr. (D) i
292,903
59.46%
Julianne Murray (R)
190,312
38.63%
Kathy DeMatties (IP)
6,150
1.25%
John Machurek (L)
3,270
0.66%

492,635

Registration: Dem. 353,659 (47.82%)   Rep. 206,526 (27.93%)  No Party 162,832 (22.02%)   Ind. Party of DE 8,640 (1.17%)   Lib. 1,977 (0.27%)  Others 5,923 (0.80%)  Total 739,557.
Statewide voter turnout: 68.86%.
Margin of victory: 102,591 votes (20.83 percentage points).
 DE Dept. of Elections




Notes: Gov. John Carney (D)
won a second term, defeating attorney Julianne Murray (R).  Democrats won all statewide offices.  This is the eighth straight time Democrats have won the race for governor; the last Republican to win was Mike Castle in 1988. 

In the Sept. 15 primaries, six candidates vied for the Republican nomination.  Murray, who won the endorsement of the Delaware Republican State Convention in July, defeated Colin Bonini, the 2016 nominee, by 41.15% to 34.56%.  On the Democratic side, Carney defeated David Lamar Williams Jr. by 84.77% to 15.23%.
 
Carney and Murray participated in a virtual debate organized by Delaware Public Media and the Center for Political Communication on Oct. 13 (>)
; Ralph Begleiter moderated from the studio with questions also by Delaware Public Media reporter Sophia Schmidt.  On Oct. 28 the two major party candidates, again from remote locations, participated in a debate hosted by WDEL's Chris Carl (>).

According to the National Institute on Money in State Politics (>), Carney outraised Murray by $816,401 to $279,553.  Additionally a PAC, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware, managed by Chris Coffey, ran a significant ad campaign against Carney.


Campaign Managers
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John Carney: no official campaign manager position; Christopher "C.J." Bell served as campaign coordinator.

Julianne Murray:






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