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Arizona State Senate Elections 2012

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections

Arizona State Senate Elections 2012 Majority Control

Arizona State Senate
Party As of October 2012 After the 2012 Election
Democratic Party 9 Pending
Republican Party 21 Pending
Total 30 30

 

Arizona State Senate Elections 2012 Incumbents Retiring

Name Party Current Office
David Lujan Democratic Senate District 15
David Schapira Democratic Senate District 17
Linda Gray Republican Senate District 10
Lori Klein Republican Senate District 6
Paula Aboud Democratic Senate District 28
Ron Gould Republican Senate District 3
Steve Smith Republican Senate District 23
Sylvia Allen Republican Senate District 5

Arizona State Senate Elections 2012 Campaign Contributions

Year Number of Candidates Total Contributions
2010 84 $2,954,711
2008 60 $3,185,493
2006 65 $2,571,504
2004 58 $2,274,490
2002 73 $2,149,412

Arizona State Senate Elections 2010

Donor Amount
Public Fund $751,935
Davis, Rich $36,230
Konopnicki, William $33,140
Kohner, Shawn $26,132
Kohner, Stephen $25,050
Downing, Theodore $24,450
Arizona Association of Realtors $19,424
Cox Communications $17,490
Bundgaard, Scott $15,000
Arizona Medical Association $10.580

List of Arizona State Senate Elections 2012 Candidates

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 1

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Steve Pierce (Winner)

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Independent) Tom Rawles
  • (Republican Party) Steve Pierce

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 2

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Linda Lopez (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Linda Lopez

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 3

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Olivia Cajero Bedford: 9,718 (Winner)
  • Maria Garcia: 4,822

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Olivia Cajero Bedford

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 4

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Lynne Pancrazi (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Perla Inzunza (write-in) (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Lynne Pancrazi
  • (Republican Party) Perla Inzunza

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 5

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Beth Weisser (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Nancy McLain: 5,762
  • Sam Scarmardo: 7,832
  • Kelli Ward: 9,925 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Beth Weisser
  • (Republican Party) Kelli Ward

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 6

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Tom Chabin (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Chester Crandell (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Tom Chabin
  • (Republican Party) Chester Crandell

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 7

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Jack C. Jackson, Jr. (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Jack C. Jackson, Jr.

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 8

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Barbara McGuire (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Joe Ortiz (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) August 28 Libertarian Primary

  • Dean Dill (Write-in) (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Barbara McGuire
  • (Republican Party) Joe Ortiz
  • (Libertarian Party) Dean Dill (Write-in)

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 9

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Steve Farley (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Tyler Mott (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Steve Farley
  • (Republican Party) Tyler Mott

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 10

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • David Bradley (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Frank Antenori (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) David Bradley
  • (Republican Party) Frank Antenori

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 11

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Jo Holt (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Al Melvin (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) August 28 Libertarian primary:

  • Note: Kim Allen was removed from the ballot.

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Jo Holt
  • (Republican Party) Al Melvin

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 12

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Andy Biggs (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Republican Party) Andy Biggs

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 13

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Terri Woodmansee (write-in) (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Don Shooter (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Terri Woodmansee (Write-in)
  • (Republican Party) Don Shooter

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 14

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Patricia Fleming (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Gail Griffin (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Patricia Fleming
  • (Republican Party) Gail Griffin

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 15

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Nancy Barto (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) August 28 Libertarian Primary

  • Dennis Grenier (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Republican Party) Nancy Barto
  • (Libertarian Party) Dennis Grenier

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 16

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Scott Prior (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Rich Crandall: 9,493 (Winner)
  • John Fillmore: 8,614

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Scott Prior
  • (Republican Party) Rich Crandall

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 17

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Bill Gates (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Steve Yarbrough (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Bill Gates
  • (Republican Party) Steve Yarbrough

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 18

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Janie Hydrick (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • John McComish (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Janie Hydrick
  • (Republican Party) John McComish

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 19

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Anna Tovar (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Anna Tovar

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 20

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Michael Powell (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Kimberly Yee (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Independent) Doug Quelland
  • (Democratic Party) Michael Powell
  • (Republican Party) Kimberly Yee

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 21

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Michael Tarrats (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Rick Murphy (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Michael Tarrats
  • (Republican Party) Rick Murphy

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 22

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Judy Burges (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Republican Party) Judy Burges

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 23

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Michele Reagan (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Republican Party) Michele Reagan

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 24

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Ken Cheuvront: 4,589
  • Katie Hobbs: 7,234 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Augustine Bartning (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Katie Hobbs
  • (Republican Party) Augustine Bartning

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 25

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Greg Gadek: 7,005 (Winner)
  • Nick Thomas: 2 (Write-in)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Russell Pearce: 13,534
  • Bob Worsley: 17,200 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Greg Gadek
  • (Republican Party) Bob Worsley

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 26

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Ed Ableser (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Jerry Lewis (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) August 28 Libertarian Primary

  • Damian Trabel (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Ed Ableser
  • (Republican Party) Jerry Lewis
  • (Libertarian Party) Damian Trabel

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 27

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Victor Jett Contreras: 3,546
  • Leah Landrum-Taylor: 5,516 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Sarah Coleman (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Leah Landrum-Taylor
  • (Republican Party) Sarah Coleman

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 28

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Eric Shelley (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • Adam Driggs (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) August 28 Libertarian primary:

  • Note: Jim Iannuzo was removed from the ballot.

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Eric Shelley
  • (Republican Party) Adam Driggs

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 29

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Steve Gallardo (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Steve Gallardo

2012 Arizona State Senate Elections District 30

(Democratic Party) August 28 Democratic Primary

  • Robert Meza: 4,268 (Winner)
  • Raquel Teran: 4,155

(Republican Party) August 28 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Robert Meza

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