UPDATED: State Auditor Kathy McGuiness Sentenced to Probation & a Fine


UPDATED – 10/19/22 5pm – Governor John Carney received a letter from Kathy McGuiness Wednesday afternoon and accepted her resignation effective 4:30pm today, October 19th. The Governor plans to name a replacement to continue the Auditor’s work in coming months.

Kathy McGuiness will join Mike Bradley exclusively on The Talk of Delmarva Thursday morning at 8:07.


UPDATED – 10/19/22 – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness was sentenced this morning in Kent County Superior Court. Judge William Carpenter has sentenced McGuiness to a year of probation and a $10,000 fine on charges of official misconduct and conflict of interest. She is also to have no contact with trial witnesses. Her attorney, Steven Wood, says that McGuiness will resign her office effective November 4th. McGuiness plans to appeal the verdict to Delaware Superior Court.


State Auditor Kathy McGuiness will be sentenced by Judge William Carpenter on Wednesday in Kent County Superior Court. McGuiness was found guilty of two misdemeanor offenses – official misconduct and conflict of interest – at the end of August and denied a new trial.