Priorities for Senator Richardson 


(last updated July 28, 2022)


151st General Assembly Bills

     • Fairness in Women’s Sports

     • Comparative Politics

     • Education Right to Know Act/Parental Rights

     • Citizenship Test

     • Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

     • Women’s Right to Know Ultrasound Act

     • Amendment to lower voting age to 18

     • Emergency Powers Act


Bills under consideration

     • Drug Prevention Curriculum

     • Perjury Act (ready for release)

     • Born Alive Child Protection Act

     • Human Trafficking signs in businesses

     • Task force to study waste solutions 

     • No private outside money used in election process

     • Hope Scholarships

     • SAFE Act to protect students

     • No Patient Left Alone Act

     • Cameras in the classroom

     • Curriculum Review Panels

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Early Voting
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Court rules against election law changes
 The Delaware Supreme Court on Friday ruled that Vote by Mail and Same Day Voter Registration are unconstitutional and will not be used in the General Election this November 8. The ruling on Vote by Mail (Senate Bill 320) upheld the Court of Chancery declaration that SB 320 was unconstitutional. The ruling on Same Day Voter Registr...

Education Survey
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Drug use increases risks of mental health and deaths
As of mid-August of this year, there have already been 63 near deaths and 6 deaths of children. In 2021 there were 70 cases for the entire year, a 35 percent increase over the previous year.  Why the increase?  According to reports from Texas, one of the few states to provide detailed information on drug use by perpetrato...


Senator Richardson made an election promise and kept his promise to not vote to increase taxes or fees and to not approve of any new taxes or fees.

Background: Freshman term started the day after Election Day 2014.

Senator Richardson is the author of six major new bills to be introduced in January 2022 and is co-author of more than 150 bills.

Senator Richardson serves on numerous committees and task forces; he is currently serving on the Veterans Affairs, Elections & Government Affairs, Agriculture, Legislative Oversight & Sunset, Labor, and Banking & Insurance committees, the Domestic Violence Bail Review Task Force, the Human Trafficking Interagency Coordinating Council, the Prescription Opioid Settlement Distribution Commission and on the Delaware Healthy Mothers & Infants Consortium.

Senator Richardson serves more than 44,000 people in the 21st Senate District.

Senator Richardson is Pro-Life; and believes in strong family core values.

Senator Richardson supports free enterprise with very minimum government interference/regulations.

Senator Richardson believes in small government and letting the people control their lives and not the government.