Delaware State Senate Elections 2012

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections

Delaware State Senate Elections 2012 Majority Control

Delaware State Senate
Party As of October 2012 After the 2012 Election
Democratic Party 14 Pending
Republican Party 7 Pending
Total 21 21

Delaware State Senate Elections 2012 Incumbents Retiring

Name Party Current Office
Liane Sorenson Republican Senate District 6
George Bunting Democratic Senate District 20

Delaware State Senate Elections Campaign Contributions

Year Number of Candidates Total Contributions
2010 19 $643,813
2008 21 $1,211,435
2006 22 $979,107
2004 16 $883,364
2002 44 $1,485,767

Delaware State Senate Elections In 2010

Donor Amount
Bodenweisser, Eric R $26,000
Friends to Elect Joe Booth State Representative $23,832
Moritz, John A $23,295
Bunting Jr., George H $11,500
Booth, Joseph W $10,000
Cullis, Fred $6,800
Delaware Racing Association $6,600
Delaware Association of Realtors $5,450
Delaware Trial Lawyers Association $4,800
Astrazeneca $4,600

List of Delaware State Senate Elections 2012 Candidates

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 1

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • David D. Brady: 1,613
  • James Martin: 528
  • Harris McDowell: 2,342 (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed to run.

(Libertarian Party) Libertarian Candidates

  • Bryan Lintz (Winner)

(Independent) Independent Candidates

  • Robert Clark (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Harris McDowell (Winner)
  • (Libertarian Party) Bryan Lintz
  • (Independent) Robert Clar

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 2

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • Margaret Rose Henry (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed to run.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Margaret Rose Henry (Winner)

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 3

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • Eric M. Anderson: 912
  • Robert Marshall: 2,504 (Winner)
  • Timothy J. Meades, Sr.: 609

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed to run.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Robert Marshall (Winner)

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 4

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • Michael Katz (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • Gregory Lavelle (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) Libertarian Candidates

  • Marcia Groff (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Michael Katz
  • Republican Party Gregory Lavelle (Winner)
  • Libertarian Party Marcia Groff

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 5

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • Christopher R. Counihan (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • Catherine Cloutier (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Christopher R. Counihan
  • (Republican Party) Catherine Cloutier (Winner)

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 6

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • Robert G. Frederick: 814
  • Micheal C. Miller, Sr.: 695
  • Andrew W. Staton: 2,088 (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • Ernesto B. Lopez: 2,163 (Winner)
  • Glen Urquhart: 1,779

(Libertarian Party) Libertarian Candidates

  • Gwendolyn M. Jones (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Andrew W. Staton
  • Republican Party Ernesto B. Lopez (Winner)
  • Libertarian Party Gwendolyn M. Jones

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 7

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • Patricia Blevins (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed to run.

(Libertarian Party) Libertarian Candidates

  • James Christina (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Patricia Blevins (Winner)
  • (Libertarian Party) James Christina

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 8

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • David Sokola (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • William Stritzinger (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • David Sokola (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) William Stritzinger

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 9

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • Karen Peterson (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed to run.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Karen Peterson (Winner)

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 10

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • Bethany Hall-Long (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed to run.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Bethany Hall-Long (Winner)

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 11

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • Anthony DeLuca: 1,054
  • Bryan Townsend: 1,441 (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • Evan Queitsch (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Democratic Party (United States) Bryan Townsend (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Evan Queitsch

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 12

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • Nicole Poore (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • Dorinda Connor (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) Libertarian Candidates

  • Brad Thomas (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Nicole Poore(Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Dorinda Connor
  • (Libertarian Party) Brad Thomas

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 13

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • David McBride (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed to run.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • David McBride (Winner)

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 14

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • Bruce Ennis (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • Scott Unruh (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Democratic Party (United States) Bruce Ennis (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Scott Unruh

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 15

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed to run.

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • David G. Lawson (Winner)

(Independent) Independent Candidates

  • Catherine Samardza (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

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2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 16

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed to run.

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • Colin Bonini (Winner)

(Independent) Independent Candidates

  • Michael Tedesco (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Kathleen Cooke
  • (Republican Party) David G. Lawson (Winner)
  • (Independent) Catherine Samardza

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 17

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • Colin Bonini (Winner)
  • (Independent) Michael Tedesco

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed to run.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Brian Bushweller (Winner)

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 18

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • Gary Downes (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • Matthew A. Opaliski: 712
  • Gary Simpson: 1,515 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Gary Simpson (Winner)

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 19

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • Jane E. Hovington (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • Eric R. Bodenweiser: 1,736 (Winner)
  • Joseph Booth: 1,555

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Jane E. Hovington
  • (Republican Party) Brian Pettyjohn (Winner)

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 20

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • Richard Eakle (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • Gerald Hocker (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Richard Eakle
  • (Republican Party) Gerald Hocker (Winner)

2012 Delaware State Senate Elections - District 21

(Democratic Party) September 11 Democratic Primary

  • Robert Venables (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 11 GOP Primary

  • Bryant L. Richardson (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) Libertarian Candidates

  • John F. Potter (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Robert Venables (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Bryant L. Richardson
  • (Libertarian Party) John F. Potter

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