In this article, we help you find out everything you need to know about the Delaware senate, Colin Bonini. Also, find out more on his campaign this general election 2020.
Who is Colin Bonini?
Colin Rafferty Marie Jude Bonini, mostly known as Colin Bonini is an American politician. He is a member of the Delaware State Senate representing the 16th district.
Personal Details on Colin Bonini
|Real Name||Colin Rafferty Marie Jude Bonini|
|Nick Name||Colin Bonini|
|Date of Birth||April 14, 1965|
|Age||55 years old|
|Birth Place||Stanford, California|
|Mother||Cissie Bonini Rafferty|
|Education||Wesley College (BA)|
|Social Media||Facebook / Twitter|
|Net Worth||$1 million – $5 million|
Colin Bonini Age, Birthday
Colin Bonini was born on April 14, 1965, in Stanford California, U.S. He is fifty-five years old as of 2020. He celebrates his birthday on 14th April, each year.
Colin Bonini Nationality, Ethnicity
Bonini holds American citizenship. His ethnicity is Caucasian.
Colin Bonini Family
Colin Bonini was born to Charles Bonini and Cissie Bonini Rafferty. His father and mother both were professors at Stanford University. He has six siblings also including an identical twin brother Griffin Bonini. Griffin is a Superior Court judge in Santa Clara Country, California.
Colin Bonini Education
Colin Bonini earned a bachelor’s degree from Wesley College in 1991. While studying in school, he worked for Bill Roth and the U.S. State Department in New Delhi, India.
Colin Bonini Career
In 1994, Colin Bonini was elected to represent 16th District in the Delaware Senate. Those districts cover some areas of southern and eastern Kent Country including a small portion of adjacent Country, Sussex. It also includes the southern part of Dover around Dover Air Force Base and also the towns of Frederica and Harrington.
Colin Bonini served on following committees in the 147th General Assembly:
- Adult & Juvenile Corrections
- Bond (Joint Committee)
- Highways & Transportation
2010 state treasurer campaign
Colin Bonini ran for state treasurer in 2010. But he loses to Democrat chip Flowers. Flowers, the attorney received fifty-one percent of the vote. Bonini was defeated by 6,121 votes.
2016 gubernatorial campaign
After the election of 2014, Colin Bonini announced that he was going to run for governor. He also declared that his campaign would be focusing on fixing the state’s “significant systemic and fundamental problems”.
Bonini competed with the former state trooper, Lacey Lafferty in the Republican primary election which he won with 70 percent of the vote. But, he lost to U.S. Congressman, John Carney in the general election. He was defeated because he could collect less than 40% of the vote.
Colin Bonini Marital Status, Wife
Colin Bonini married Dr. Melissa A. Harrington in 2001. She is a professor of biology at Delaware State University. At present they live together at Moores Lake just south of Dover.
Colin Bonini Net Worth
Colin Bonini’s net worth is estimated to be in the range of $1 million to $5 million. His income source is mostly from being a successful Politician.
Net Worth in 2020: $1 Million – $5 Million
Income Source: Politician
Colin Bonini’s Awards and Achievements
Colin Bonini was awarded the ‘Guardian of Small Business Award’ by the National Federation of Independent Business. He was also declared ‘Legislator of the Year‘ by the Republican party of Kent Country. Again in 2014, he was given the ‘Legislator of the Year’ award from the Food Bank of Delaware.
Colin Bonini’s Social Media Account
Delaware Public Media took an interview with Republican Colin Bonini regarding the issue of the election for Governor. A candidate conversation of Delaware Public Media with Colin Bonini is given below.