Karen Minner of Smyrna has filed as a Republican candidate for the 28th District House of Representatives seat currently held by Democrat William Carson.


Karen Minner of Smyrna has filed as a Republican candidate for the 28th District House of Representatives seat currently held by Democrat William Carson.

The 28th District covers most of Smyrna, Leipsic and north Dover. 

Minner, 41, has served as PTO president at Smyrna Elementary School for the past year and previously as vice president. She serves as the public relations chair and speaker chair for the Smyrna/Clayton Rotary Club and as a board member for the Smyrna High School Regiment of Red Band Boosters.

She also is past president of her neighborhood maintenance corporation and past chair of the 28th Republican Committee.

Minner is a military wife and working mother of two who has been involved in raising money to purchase supplies for teachers and the classroom. Her husband is a member of the Delaware Air National Guard and is currently deployed.