Politics

Chris Coons Defeats Challenger in Democratic US Senate Primary

Incumbent Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) fought off a challenger from the left, emerging victorious in the Delaware Democratic primary on Tuesday. Jessica Scarane, a teacher, was defeated by over 50,000 votes. Coons, 57, is a close ally of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, who voted in person this week. In a statement late Tuesday, the senator said: "Serving the people of Delaware in the United States Senate is the honor of a lifetime, and Im humbled by the support our campaign received from Delaware Democrats up and down our state in this primary election." "My primary opponent, Jessica Scarane, ran a campaign focused on critical issues such as streRead More From Source