Arkansas State Senate Elections 2012

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections

Arkansas State Senate Elections 2012 Majority Control

Arkansas State Senate
Party As of October 2012 After the 2012 Election
Democratic Party 20 Pending
Republican Party 15 Pending
Total 35 35

Arkansas State Senate Elections 2012 Incumbents Retiring

Name Party Current office
Gene Jeffress Democratic Senate District 25
Gilbert Baker Republican Senate District 30
James Luker Democratic Senate District 17
Jerry Taylor Democratic Senate District 23
Jimmy Jeffress Democratic Senate District 24
Kim Hendren Republican Senate District 9
Mary Salmon Democratic Senate District 31
Percy Malone Democratic Senate District 26
Randy Laverty Democratic Senate District 2
Ruth Whitaker Republican Senate District 3
Sue Madison Democratic Senate District 7

Arkansas State Senate Elections 2012 Campaign Contributions

Year Number of Candidates Total Contributions
2010 38 $3,771,126
2008 23 $2,251,735
2006 27 $1,546,556
2004 26 $1,250,204
2002 64 $2,693,862

Arkansas State Senate Elections In 2010

Donor Amount
Greenberg, Daniel $185,638
Cowling, Ken $133,512
Arkansas Health Care Association $113,000
Medley, Jim $55,800
Stephens Group $51,250
Arkansas State Farm Insurance $39,500
Arkansas Realtors Association $38,500
Harrison, Barrett E $34,500
Morton, Michael S $29,000
Harrelson, Steve $28,500

List of Arkansas State Senate Elections 2012 Candidates

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 1

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Bart Hester 4,506 (Winner)
  • Tim Summers 3,869

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Bart Hester

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 2

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Jim Hendren (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Jim Hendren

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 3

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Cecile Bledsoe (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Cecile Bledsoe

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 4

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Uvalde Lindsey (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Uvalde Lindsey

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 5

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Bill Coleman 3,492
  • Bryan King 3,527 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Bryan King

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 6

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • John Wells (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Gary Stubblefield (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) John Wells
  • (Republican Party) Gary Stubblefield

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 7

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Diana Gonzales Worthen (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Bill Pritchard 2,613
  • Jon Woods 2,784 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Diana Gonzales Worthen
  • (Republican Party) Jon Woods

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 8

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Jake C. Files (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Jake C. Files

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 9

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Tracy Pennartz (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Rick Green 2,201
  • Bruce Holland 2,438 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Tracy Pennartz
  • (Republican Party) Bruce Holland

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 10

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Larry Teague (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Larry Teague

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 11

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Larry Cowling 2,996
  • Steve Harrelson 3,613 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Jimmy Hickey, Jr. (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Steve Harrelson
  • (Republican Party) Jimmy Hickey, Jr.

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 12

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Bruce Maloch (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Bruce Maloch

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 13

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Mike Fletcher (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Alan Clark (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) May 22 Libertarian Primary

  • Frank Gilbert (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Mike Fletcher
  • (Republican Party) Alan Clark
  • (Libertarian Party) Frank Gilbert

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 14

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Bill Sample (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Bill Sample

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 15

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Johnny Hoyt (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Ed Garner 2,196
  • David J. Sanders 2,413 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Johnny Hoyt
  • (Republican Party) David J. Sanders

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 16

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Michael Lamoureux (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Michael Lamoureux

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 17

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Johnny Key (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Johnny Key

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 18

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • William White (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Missy Thomas Irvin (Winner)

(Independent) May 22 Independent Primary

  • Paul White (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) William White
  • (Republican Party) Missy Thomas Irvin
  • (Independent) Paul White

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 19

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • David Wyatt (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Linda Collins-Smith (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) David Wyatt
  • (Republican Party) Linda Collins-Smith

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 20

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Robert Thompson (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Blake Johnson (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Robert Thompson
  • (Republican Party) Blake Johnson

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 21

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Paul Bookout (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Paul Bookout

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 22

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • David Burnett (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) David Burnett

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 23

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Jerry Brown (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Tommy Caubble (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Jerry Brown
  • (Republican Party) Ronald Caldwell

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 24

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Jack Crumbly 3,986
  • Keith Ingram 6,119 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Keith Ingram

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 25

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Efrem Elliott 3,345
  • Stephanie Flowers 4,718 (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Libertarian Party) Libertarian Candidate

  • David Dinwiddie (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Stephanie Flowers
  • (Libertarian Party) David Dinwiddie

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 26

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Johnnie Bolin 3,245
  • Eddie Cheatham 4,157 (Winner)
  • Gregg Reep 4,058 (Winner)

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary Runoff

  • Eddie Cheatham (Winner)
  • Gregg Reep

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Mike Akin (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Eddie Cheatham
  • (Republican Party) Mike Akin

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 27

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Bobby Pierce 3,648 (Winner)
  • Garry Smith 3,350

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Henry Frisby, II (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Bobby Pierce
  • (Republican Party) Henry Frisby, II

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 28

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Tiffany Rogers (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Jonathan Dismang (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Tiffany Rogers
  • (Republican Party) Jonathan Dismang

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 29

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Eddie Joe Williams (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Eddie Joe Williams

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 30

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Linda Pondexter Chesterfield (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Linda Pondexter Chesterfield

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 31

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Joyce Elliott 3,963 (Winner)
  • Fred Allen 2,362

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Libertarian Party) May 22 Libertarian Primary

  • Glen Schwarz (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Joyce Elliott
  • (Libertarian Party) Glen Schwarz

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 32

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • David Johnson (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Jim Sorvillo (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) David Johnson
  • (Republican Party) Jim Sorvillo

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 33

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Jeremy Hutchinson (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Jeremy Hutchinson

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 34

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Barry Hyde (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Jane English (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Barry Hyde
  • (Republican Party) Jane English

2012 Arkansas State Senate Elections - District 35

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Linda Tyler (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Jason Rapert (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Linda Tyler
  • (Republican Party) Jason Rapert

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