John C. Carney Jr.

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John Carney
Carney in 2017
74th Governor of Delaware
Assumed office
January 17, 2017
LieutenantBethany Hall-Long
Preceded byJack Markell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Delaware's at-large district
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2017
Preceded byMike Castle
Succeeded byLisa Blunt Rochester
24th Lieutenant Governor of Delaware
In office
January 16, 2001 – January 20, 2009
GovernorRuth Ann Minner
Preceded byRuth Ann Minner
Succeeded byMatthew Denn
Personal details
John Charles Carney Jr.

(1956-05-20) May 20, 1956 (age 68)
Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Tracey Quillen
ResidenceGovernor's Mansion
EducationDartmouth College (BA)
University of Delaware (MPA)

John Charles Carney Jr.[1] (born May 20, 1956) is an American politician serving as the 74th governor of Delaware since 2017. Before becoming governor, he served as the U.S. representative for Delaware's at-large congressional district from 2011 to 2017. He was also the 24th lieutenant governor of Delaware from 2001 to 2009.[2]

Carney also served as Delaware's secretary of finance from 1996 to 2000.

References[change | change source]

  1. "About Governor John Carney". Governor John Carney - State of Delaware. Retrieved 2023-12-09.
  2. "John Carney". National Governors Association. Retrieved 2023-12-09.