The political aftermath of Vice President Biden’s election continues with a special election for Paul Clark’s spot as County Council President. The New Castle County Republican Committee has selected former State Representative Tom Kovach to be the GOP candidate in the special election. Kovach says, “The county needs a new, independent voice to advocate for county residents and stand firm against ill-conceived development.” Kovach is an environmental attorney who served as State Rep. from the Brandywine Hundred area for two years.
NCCo GOP Committee chiarman Michael Fleming says the group consulted with party leaders, elected officials and volunteers before selecting Kovach.
Democrats have schedule a special convention to pick their candidate on Monday, November 22 at 7 PM at William Penn High School.
No date has been set yet for the special election to replace Paul Clark. Clark became County Executive after Chris Coons left the office after he won the special election to replace Vice President Joe Biden in the U.S. Senate.