Colorado State Senate Elections 2012

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections

Colorado State Senate Elections 2012 Majority Control

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

Colorado State Senate Elections 2012 Incumbents Retiring

Name Party Current Office
Betty Boyd Democratic Senate, District 21
Bob Bacon Democratic Senate, District 14
Brandon Shaffer Democratic Senate, District 17
Joyce Foster Democratic Senate, District 35
Keith King Republican Senate, District 12
Nancy Spence Republican Senate, District 27
Shawn Mitchell Republican Senate, District 7
Suzanne Williams Democratic Senate, District 30
Tim Neville Republican Senate, District 22

Colorado State Senate Elections 2012 Campaign Contributions

Year Number of Candidates Total Contributions
2010 48 $2,331,554
2008 41 $2,535,787
2006 44 $2,935,888
2004 38 $2,050,430
2002 40 $4,313,640

Colorado State Senate Elections In the 2010 Elections

Donor Amount
Odom, John $96,134
Colorado Education Association $31,625
Colorado Professional Fire Fighters $29,000
Shuler, Derec $28,684
Copic Insurance Small Donor Committee $28,400
Eckstein, Torsten $25,491
Colorado State Conference of Electrical Workers Small Donor Committee (CSCEW) $22,000
State Democratic Senate Campaign Fund $21,488
Colorado Association of Realtors Small Donor Committee $20,000
Colorado American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations Nonpartisan Small Donor $19,750

List of Colorado State Senate Elections 2012 Candidates

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 4

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • Holly Gorman: 3,107 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

  • Mark Scheffel: 10,271 (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) June 26 Libertarian Party Candidates

  • Chris Grundemann

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Holly Gorman
  • (Republican Party) Mark Scheffel(Winner)
  • (Libertarian Party) Chris Grundemann

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 8

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • Emily Tracy: 3,181 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

  • Jean White: 4,887
  • Randy Baumgardner: 6,809 (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) June 26 Libertarian Party Candidates

  • Sacha L. Weis

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Emily Tracy
  • (Republican Party) Randy Baumgardner(Winner)
  • (Libertarian Party) Sacha L. Weis

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 10

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

  • Owen Hill: 9,528 (Winner)
  • Larry Liston: 6,118

(Constitution Party) June 26 American Constitution Party Primary

  • Christopher Mull: 26 (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) June 26 Libertarian Party Candidates

  • Brandon Hughes(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Owen Hill(Winner)
  • (Constitution Party) Christopher Mull
  • (Libertarian Party) Brandon Hughes

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 12

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

  • Bill Cadman: 10,472 (Winner)

(Constitution Party) June 26 American Constitution Party Primary

  • James Michael Bristol: 26 (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) June 26 Libertarian Party Candidates

  • Dave Respecki (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Bill Cadman(Winner)
  • (Constitution Party) James Michael Bristol
  • (Libertarian Party) Dave Respecki

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 14

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • John Kefalas: 5,403 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

  • Syndi Anderson: 5,339 (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) June 26 Libertarian Party Candidates

  • Jeff Johnston (Winner)

(Independent) June 26 Unaffiliated Candidates

  • Barrett Rothe (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) John Kefalas(Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Syndi Anderson
  • (Libertarian Party) Jeff Johnston
  • (Independent) Barrett Rothe

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 17

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • Matt Jones: 8,711 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

  • Charlie Plagainos: 6,230 (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) June 26 Libertarian Party Candidates

  • Ken Bray (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Matt Jones(Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Charlie Plagainos
  • (Libertarian Party) Ken Bray

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 18

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • Rollie Heath: 12,315 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

  • Barry Thoma: 3,969 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Rollie Heath(Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Barry Thoma

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 19

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • Evie Hudak: 5,684 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

  • Lang Sias: 6,871 (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) June 26 Libertarian Party Candidates

  • Lloyd A. Sweeny (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Evie Hudak(Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Lang Sias
  • (Libertarian Party) Lloyd A. Sweeny

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 21

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • Jessie Ulibarri: 4,893 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

  • Francine Bigelow: 1,755 (Winner)
  • Matthew Plichta: 1,387

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Jessie Ulibarri(Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Francine Bigelow

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 22

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • Andrew Kerr: 5,484 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

  • Ken Summers: 7,205 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Andrew Kerr(Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Ken Summers

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 23

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • Lee Kemp: 4,026 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

  • Vicki Marble: 5,500 (Winner)
  • Glenn Vaad: 3,981

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Lee Kemp
  • (Republican Party) Vicki Marble(Winner)

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 25

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • Mary Hodge: 3,976 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

  • John Sampson: 3,614 (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) June 26 Libertarian Party Candidates

  • Ronald G. Schweizer (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Mary Hodge(Winner)
  • (Republican Party) John Sampson
  • (Libertarian Party) Ronald G. Schweizer

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 26

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • Linda Newell: 5,889 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

  • Dave Kerber: 7,935 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Linda Newell(Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Dave Kerber

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 27

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • David Paladino: 4,677 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

  • David Balmer: 9,732 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) David Paladino
  • (Republican Party) David Balmer(Winner)

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 28

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • Nancy Todd: 4,973 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

  • John Lyons: 3,288 (Winner)
  • Art Carlson: 1,948

(Libertarian Party) June 26 Libertarian Party Candidates

  • Robert Harrison (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Nancy Todd(Winner)
  • (Republican Party) John Lyons
  • (Libertarian Party) Robert Harrison

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 29

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • Morgan Carroll: 3,519 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

  • William Ross, II: 4,286 (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) June 26 Libertarian Party Candidates

  • Michele Rae Poague (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Morgan Carroll(Winner)
  • (Republican Party) William Ross, II
  • (Libertarian Party) Michele Rae Poague

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 31

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • Pat Steadman: 8,010 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Pat Steadman(Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Michael Carr

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 32

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • Irene Aguilar: 6,560 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

  • Roger Logan: 3,014 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Irene Aguilar(Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Roger Logan

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 33

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • Michael Johnston: 5,965 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

  • Jason DeBerry: 981 (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) June 26 Libertarian Party Candidates

  • Courtney Kolva (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Michael Johnston(Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Jason DeBerry
  • (Libertarian Party) Courtney Kolva

2012 Colorado State Senate Elections - District 35

(Democratic Party) June 26 Democratic Primary

  • Crestina Martinez: 7,181 (Winner)
  • Armando Valdez: 4,313

(Republican Party) June 26 GOP Primary

  • Larry Crowder: 9,004 (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) June 26 Libertarian Party Candidates

  • William Stuart Bartley (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Crestina Martinez
  • (Republican Party) Larry Crowder(Winner)
  • (Libertarian Party) William Stuart Bartley

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