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Lieutenant Governors of Delaware

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    Edward Webb Cooch, Lt. Gov., Delaware (1876 - 1964)
    Edward Webb Cooch, Sr. (January 17, 1876 – November 22, 1964) was an American politician who served as the tenth Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, from January 19, 1937, to January 21, 1941, under Gov...
  • Roy F. Corley (1874 - 1953)
    Roy Franklin Corley (November 1, 1874 – April 4, 1953) was an American politician who served as the ninth Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, from January 17, 1933, to January 19, 1937, under Governor C...
  • James H. Anderson (1878 - 1936)
    James Hall Anderson (November 12, 1878 – 1936) was an American politician who served as the seventh Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, from January 20, 1925, to January 15, 1929, under Governor Robert ...
  • Eugene Donald Bookhammer (1918 - 2013)
    Eugene Bookhammer (June 14, 1918 – February 23, 2013) was an American politician who served as the 18th Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, as a Republican, from January 21, 1969 until January 18, 1977....
  • Sherman W. Tribbitt, Governor (1922 - 2010)
    Sherman Willard Tribbitt (November 9, 1922 – August 14, 2010) was an American merchant and politician from Odessa in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a veteran of World War II and was a member of ...

The Lieutenant Governor of Delaware is the second ranking executive officer of the U.S. state of Delaware. Lieutenant governors are elected for a term of four years in the same general election as the U.S. President and take office the following January.

As in many other U.S. state legislatures, the lieutenant governor also serves as the President of the Delaware Senate, though he or she can only issue a vote if there is a tie on any vote.

Although in practice the candidate for lieutenant governor is nominated as a ticket with the candidate for governor, the offices of governor and lieutenant governor are voted on separately in Delaware. In 1972, 1976, and 1984, the governor and lieutenant governor were elected from different parties.

Bethany Hall-Long is the current lieutenant governor, having taken office January 17, 2017.

The offices of the lieutenant governor are at the state capital of Dover.

List of lieutenant governors of Delaware