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DOVER, Del. (AP)- U.S. Sen. Tom Carper is seeking to keep his undefeated campaign record intact in Tuesday's U.S. Senate election in Delaware.

Carper, who has never lost a race since being elected state treasurer in 1976, is 1 of several Democratic incumbents hoping to fend off Republican challengers on Tuesday. The Democratic field also includes Gov. Jack Markell, Lt. Gov. Matt Denn, Congressman John Carney Jr., and state insurance commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart.

The Republican challengers are Kevin Wade for U.S. Senate, Tom Kovach for U.S. House, Jeffrey Cragg for governor, Sher Valenzuela for lieutenant governor, and Ben Mobley for insurance commissioner.

Voters also will decide a host of state legislative and local races.

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

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