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Kevin S. Hensley

District 9

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Kevin S. Hensley

State Rep. Kevin Hensley was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2014. He represents the 9th District, which includes the Odessa, Townsend, and Port Penn areas.

Outside of his legislative duties, Kevin also runs his own small business, serving as an Associate Broker with RE/MAX Premier Properties.

A Founding Member of the MOT Charter School and a Past School Board Member of the Appoquinimink School Board, Kevin is committed to working to improve public education in Delaware. One of his most important accomplishments has been championing legislation that has earmarked millions of dollars in state funding for school safety and security improvements throughout Delaware.

As the father of a child with intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDD), Kevin is also a champion for nonprofit causes that support members of the IDD community, including Easterseals and Ability Network of Delaware. In October 2022, Kevin received the “I/DD Champion Award” from Ability Network of Delaware for his efforts in securing increased state funding to go toward the Direct Support Professional care of individuals with disabilities.   

Prior to being elected himself, Kevin had the honor of serving as a Legislative Assistant to the late U.S. Senator William V. Roth, where his passion for public service really began.

Kevin serves on the following House Committees; Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce; Education; Health & Human Development; Housing & Community Affairs; and Veterans Affairs. He also serves on the ad-hoc House Small Business Caucus.

Kevin has two grown children: Julia and Ryan.


Children: Julia and Ryan


Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of Delaware


Real Estate Broker

Legislative Service:

House, 2014 - Present


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Legislative Highlights

House Bill 29

From the 152nd General Assembly, this Act increases the Senior Real Property Tax credit to $750 from $400 as authorized in the Appropriations Bill for fiscal year ending June 30, 2023, which effectively amended Title 29, § 6102(q)(3) from $500 […]

House Bill 388 with House Amendment 1, HA 2

From the 151st General Assembly, this act authorizes the application of funds from the Delaware School Safety and Security Fund, which is subject to available appropriations, for the retention of constables to be utilized by the LEAs. For the compete […]

House Bill 312

From the 151st General Assembly, this bill creates a Delaware personal income tax credit, not to exceed $500 per year per individual for interest paid on student loans. For the complete bill, please click here: […]