Kentucky State Senate Elections 2012

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections

Kentucky State Senate Elections 2012 Majority Control

Kentucky State Senate
Party As of October 2012 After the 2012 Election
Democratic Party 14 Pending
Republican Party 22 Pending
Independent 1 Pending
Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 38 38

Kentucky State Senate Elections 2012 Incumbents Retiring

Name: Party Current Office
Jack Westwood Republican Kentucky State Senate District 23
Ken Winters Republican Kentucky State Senate District 1
Vernie McGaha Republican Kentucky State Senate District 15

Kentucky State Senate Elections Campaign Contributions

Year Number of Candidates Total Contributions
2010 51 $5,379,997
2008 62 $6,125,118
2006 55 $3,171,644
2004 63 $5,143,180
2002 51 $4,547,216

Kentucky State Senate Elections In 2010

Donor Amount
Kentucky Republican Party $416,959
Smith, Rex $371,350
Kentucky Democratic Party $217,250
Kentucky Senate Republican Caucus Campaign Cmte $175,310
Harris, Ernie $107,518
Rhoads, Jerry P $93,000
Kentucky Senate Democratic Caucus Campaign Cmte $63,000
Kentucky Senate Democratic Caucus $48,400
Spainhour, John E $37,060
Parrett, Dennis L $30,000

List of Kentucky State Senate Elections 2012 Candidates

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections - District 1

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Carroll Hubbard: (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Stan Humphries (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Carroll Hubbard (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Stan Humphries

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections - District 3

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Joey Pendleton (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Whitney Westerfield (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Joey Pendleton
  • (Republican Party) Whitney Westerfield (Winner)

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections - District 5

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates have filed.

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Carroll Gibson (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Carroll Gibson (Winner)

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections - District 7

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Julian M. Carroll (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Frank Haynes (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Julian M. Carroll (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Frank Haynes

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections - District 9

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates have filed.

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Don M. Butler, II: 1,327
  • David P. Givens: 4,202 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) David P. Givens (Winner)

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections - District 11

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates have filed.

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • John Schickel: 7,022 (Winner)
  • Joshua Turner: 2,109

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) John Schickel (Winner)

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections - District 13

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Kathy W. Stein (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Kathy W. Stein (Winner)

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections - District 15

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • J. Scott Wantland (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • A.C. Donahue: 850
  • Chris Girdler: 5,775 (Winner)
  • Joe E. Laswell: 33
  • Dennis Mitchell: 96
  • Mark F. Polston: 4,653

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Chris Girdler (Winner)

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections - District 17

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • David Holcomb (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Damon Thayer: 3,687 (Winner)
  • Rick Hostetler: 2,147

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) David Holcomb
  • (Republican Party) Damon Thayer (Winner)

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections - District 19

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Sarah Lynn Cunningham: 4,261
  • Gary Demling: 1,253
  • Morgan McGarvey: 5,030 (Winner)
  • Amy E. Shoemaker: 1,812

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Morgan McGarvey (Winner)

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections - District 21

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates have filed.

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Tom Jensen (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Amie Hacker
  • (Republican Party) Albert Robinson (Winner)

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections - District 23

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • James Noll: (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Chris McDaniel: 4,036 (Winner)
  • Will Terwort: 2,458

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) James Noll
  • (Republican Party) Chris McDaniel (Winner)

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections - District 25

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Ralph Hoskins (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Robert Stivers (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Ralph Hoskins (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Robert Stivers

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections - District 27

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Walter Blevins (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Tony Downey (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Walter Blevins (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Tony Downey

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections - District 29

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Johnny Ray Turner (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Johnny Ray Turner (Winner)

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections - District 31

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Ray S. Jones (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Ray S. Jones (Winner)

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections - District 33

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Gerald A. Neal (Winner)
  • Norris Shelton (Descendants of American Slaves)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Gerald A. Neal (Winner)

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections - District 35

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Denise Harper Angel: 5,389 (Winner)
  • Curtis Morrison: 1,116

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • No candidates have filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Denise Harper Angel (Winner)

2012 Kentucky State Senate Elections - District 37

(Democratic Party) May 22 Democratic Primary

  • Perry Clark (Winner)

(Republican Party) May 22 GOP Primary

  • Doug Hawkins: 1,180
  • Chris Thieneman: 1,932 (Winner)
  • John Yuen: 145

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Perry Clark (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Chris Thieneman

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