FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018 file photo, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., left, chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, confers with Sen.Tom Carper, D-Del., the ranking member, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (J. Scott Applewhite, File/Associated Press)

DOVER, Del. — The Latest on the general election in Delaware(all times local):

9:25 p.m.

Democrat and veteran prosecutor Kathleen Jennings has been elected Delaware’s attorney general.

Jennings defeated Republican candidate Bernard Pepukayi on Tuesday in the contest for the state’s top law-enforcement job. She’ll replace incumbent Democrat Matt Denn, who chose not to seek re-election.

Jennings has served both as both the state’s top prosecutor and as chief deputy attorney general, the number two spot in the Justice Department. She defeated three other candidates in a Democratic primary, raising almost $500,000 for her campaign, far more than the combined total of her opponents.

Pepukayi was a longtime Democrat who switched parties and filed to run in late August after former Sussex County prosecutor Peggy Marshall Strong abruptly quit the race, leaving the GOP without a candidate.

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9:10 p.m.

Incumbent Democrat Lisa Blunt Rochester has won a second term as Delaware’s lone representative in U.S. House, defeating Republican challenger Scott Walker.

Rochester’s victory over Walker on Tuesday was her second. He finished fifth in a six-way Democratic primary Rochester won in 2016. That year she became the first woman and the first black to be elected to Congress from Delaware.

Rochester’s victory wasn’t a surprise, given voter registration numbers that heavily favor Democrats.

Her opponent was a businessman with a history of legal troubles who ran a one-man campaign, has publicly discussed his problems with alcohol, made racially inflammatory comments on social media. He was also disowned by his own party leadership.

Rochester sits on the House Agriculture and Education and the Workforce committees.

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8 p.m.

Democratic Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has won a fourth term in the U.S. Senate, defeating a GOP opponent who was President Donald Trump’s state campaign chair.

Tuesday’s victory over Republican Rob Arlett comes after the 71-year-old Carper trounced an antiestablishment progressive challenger in the Democratic primary.

Carper has never lost an election during four decades in politics. He touted his experience and ability to work with lawmakers from both parties during this year’s campaign, despite being a vocal Trump critic.

Carper served five terms in the U.S. House and two terms as governor before being elected to the Senate in 2000.

During his tenure in the Senate, Carper has staked out a position as a centrist lawmaker with a strong interest in environmental issues.

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5:30 p.m.

Eighty-one-year-old Robert Starrett is a registered Republican, but says he split his ticket.

The retired Methodist pastor from Dover supported Democrats in two statewide races on Tuesday. He said he voted for Democrat Kathleen Jennings for attorney general and Democrat Kathleen McGuiness for state auditor.

But in the U.S. Senate race, Starrett says he voted for Republican Sussex County Councilman Rob Arlett over incumbent Democratic Sen. Tom Carper.

Starrett says he voted for Republican Scott Walker over incumbent Democratic Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, but acknowledges he was ambivalent in supporting Walker given his controversial statements.

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5 p.m.

Delaware officials saw a “significant” increase in the number of absentee ballots cast this year, compared to 2014.

Elections Commissioner Elaine Manlove said Tuesday that more than 19,000 absentee ballots were cast this year. Manlove says more than 14,000 were cast four years ago and she thought the increase was “significant.”

Manlove says polls seem to be busy, but she is worried about people not going to vote because of the rainy weather.

Incumbent U.S. Sen. Tom Carper and fellow Democrat Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester are favored to win re-election to Congress. Carper is being challenged by Republican businessman and Sussex County councilman Rob Arlett. Rochester faces Scott Walker, a political gadfly and former Democrat who is waging a one-man campaign with no donated money and has been disavowed by the state GOP for his controversial remarks.

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11:30 a.m.

Polls in Delaware are busy as voters cast their ballots and officials aren’t seeing any serious problems.

Elections Commissioner Elaine Manlove said Tuesday that officials are handling any minor issues they’re encountering at the polls. She says she has been hearing that polling places are busy, so she is expecting turnout to be good.

Incumbent U.S. Sen. Tom Carper and fellow Democrat Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester are favored to win re-election to Congress. Carper is being challenged by Republican businessman and Sussex County councilman Rob Arlett. Rochester faces Scott Walker, a political gadfly and former Democrat who is waging a one-man campaign with no donated money and has been disavowed by the state GOP for his controversial remarks.

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12:45 a.m.

Tuesday’s election isn’t likely to change the political hue in solidly blue Delaware, although voters do have the chance to make the picture a little rosier for Republicans by ending one-party control of the state legislature.

Given their significant advantages in fundraising and voter registration numbers, incumbent U.S. Sen. Tom Carper and fellow Democrat Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester are favored to win re-election to Congress. Carper is being challenged by Republican businessman and Sussex County councilman Rob Arlett. Rochester faces Scott Walker, a political gadfly and former Democrat who is waging a one-man campaign with no donated money and has been disavowed by the state GOP for his controversial remarks.

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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