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Timothy D. Dukes

District 40

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Timothy D. Dukes

State Representative Tim Dukes was first elected in 2012 to represent the citizens of the 40th District in the Delaware House of Representatives. The district includes the municipalities of Laurel, Delmar, and Bethel.

During his tenure in office, Rep. Dukes has served on the following House committees: Agriculture; Judiciary; Gaming & Parimutuels; Technology & Communications; and Veterans Affairs. During the 150th and 151st General Assemblies, he was among the House leadership having been selected by his Republican Caucus colleagues as the House Minority Whip.

Rep. Dukes’ membership affiliations outside the General Assembly include the following: Epworth Christian School Board Member; Delmarva Christian High School Board Member; Potomac Leadership Council; Laurel Ministerial Association; Good Samaritan Board; Wellness Center Committee; Little League coach; and the leader of over 80 missions trips.

Rep. Dukes serves as the Pastor of Central Worship Center. He and his wife, Dottie, reside in Laurel and have four grown children and seven grandchildren.


Spouse: Dottie


University of Valley Forge


Pastor, Central Worship Center

Legislative Service:

House, 2012 - Present


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Legislative Highlights

House Bill 379 - House Amendent 1

From the 151st General Assembly, this Act Amends Title 10 of the Delaware Code by allowing automatic Expungement for Juveniles who choose to participate in the Juvenile Offender Civil Citation Program after one year of successful completion of the program. […]

House Joint Resolution 2

From the 151st General Assembly, this House Joint Resolution establishes the Legislative Building Committee for the purpose of studying and recommending a plan to address the technology, security, and space needs for Legislative Hall. For the complete measure, please click […]

House Bill 137

From the 151st General Assembly, this Act amends the Charter of the Town of Laurel to include in the qualifications for Mayor and Town Councilman, that candidates must be non-delinquent tax payers of all capitation and property taxes of the […]