Daniel B. Short is an American politician. He is a Republican member of the Delaware House of Representatives, representing District 39. He was elected in 2006 to replace retiring Republican Tina Fallon in the House, after having lost a race for the Delaware Senate in the previous election. He has served as the House Minority Leader since January 2013, and was previously the minority whip. He also served as a city council member and mayor of Seaford, Delaware. He earned an associate degree from the University of Delaware.