Caucus welcomes Rep. David Bentz

Residents of the 18th District chose David Bentz to be their new voice in the House of Representatives with 56.7 percent of the vote in a special election held Saturday. In accordance with the state Constitution, Rep. Bentz assumed office at the time the vote was declared final.

The 18th District encompasses Christiana as well as parts of Newark and Bear. Rep. Bentz was elected to complete the unexpired term of Rep. Mike Barbieri, who retired earlier this summer, and will serve until the next statewide election in November, 2016.

Rep. Bentz lives in the community of Wheathersfield with his wife Sara, who is a public school teacher, and their two dogs. David earned a Masters of Public Administration from UD and served as a legislative aide in the House.