About the Governor
Governor John Carney has been working to make Delaware a better place for more than 30 years.
Born in Wilmington and raised in Claymont, Governor John Carney has been working for the Delaware people for more than 30 years. From 2011 to 2017, John served as Delaware's lone member of the U.S. House of Representatives. During his three terms in Congress, John worked with members of both parties to find solutions to the most important challenges facing the nation. He supported the revitalization of American manufacturing through the "Make It In America" agenda. He was a lead sponsor of the centerpiece of the Jumpstart our Businesses (JOBS) Act that made it easier for small- and medium-sized businesses to grow and create jobs.