|Text on Button||CASEY For Council|
Navy blue text next to an illustration of a tree, on a lime green background.
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This is a campaign button for Delaware Republican politician Andrew J. Casey who ran for the New Castle County 2nd District seat in 1972. He beat his opponent, Democrat Eugene Boyd, by over 7,000 votes. New Castle is one of only three counties in Delaware.
University of Delaware. (n.d.). Creator unknown, “ [Andrew J.] Casey for Council vote Republican” bumper sticker, Jerome O. Herlihy political campaign ephemera collection – Trail to the Voting Booth. LIBRARY, MUSEUMS AND PRESS ONLINE EXHIBITIONS. Retrieved August 13, 2022, from https://exhibitions.lib.udel.edu/trail-to-the-voting-booth/exhibition-i…;
Willis, B. D. (1972). State of Delaware Official Results of General Election [Excluding Write In Vote]. Department of Elections for the State of Delaware. https://elections.delaware.gov/electionresults/pdfs/1972.pdf
University of Delaware. (n.d.-a). Creator unknown, “ [Andrew] Casey for [New Castle] County Council 2nd District” keychain, circa 1970s, Jerome O. Herlihy political campaign ephemera collection [Photograph]. LIBRARY, MUSEUMS AND PRESS ONLINE EXHIBITIONS. https://exhibitions.lib.udel.edu/trail-to-the-voting-booth/on-the-trail…