Maine State Senate Elections 2012

2012 Maine State Senate Elections

Maine State Senate Elections 2012 Majority Control

Maine State Senate
Party As of October 2012 After the 2012 Election
Democratic Party 15 Pending
Republican Party 19 Pending
Independent 1 Pending
Total 35 35

Maine State Senate Elections 2012 Incumbents Retiring

Name: Party: Current Office:
Barry Hobbins Democratic Maine State Senate District 5
Bill Diamond Democratic Maine State Senate District 12
Cynthia Dill Democratic Maine State Senate District 7
David Hastings Republican Maine State Senate District 13
Debra Plowman Republican Maine State Senate District 33
Earle McCormick Republican Maine State Senate District 21
Elizabeth Schneider Democratic Maine State Senate District 30
Jonathan Courtney Republican Maine State Senate District 3
Joseph Brannigan Democratic Maine State Senate District 9
Kevin Raye Republican Maine State Senate District 29
Nancy Sullivan Democratic Maine State Senate District 4
Philip Bartlett Democratic Maine State Senate District 6
Richard Rosen Republican Maine State Senate District 31

Maine State Senate Elections Campaign Contributions

Year Number of candidates Total Contributions
2010 88 $1,988,888
2008 90 $1,854,105
2006 89 $1,990,662
2004 90 $2,095,278
2002 87 $1,323,033

Maine State Senate Elections In 2010

Donor Amount
Public Fund $1,809,803
Nadeau, James A $8,386
Schweitzer, Daniel J $3,810
James A Nadeau/Loan Forgiven, $000 balance $3,500
Whalen, Francis J $3,194
Maine Association of Realtors $2,150
Millercoors $1,900
Maine Dental Association $1,800
Bangor Historic Track $1,750
Maine Credit Union League $1,650

List of Maine State Senate Elections 2012 Candidates

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 1

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Dawn Hill: 1,295 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Arthur Kyricos: 1,260 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Dawn Hill (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Arthur Kyricos

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 2

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Thomas Wright: 1,004 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Ronald Collins: 1,724 (Winner)

(Independent) Independent candidate:

  • Richard Burns

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Thomas Wright
  • (Republican Party) Ronald Collins (Winner)
  • (Independent) Richard Burns

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 3

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • John Tuttle: 929 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Bradford Littlefield: 1,152 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) John Tuttle (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Bradford Littlefield

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 4

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • David Dutremble: 1,698 (Winner)
  • James A. Emerson: 558

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Independent) Independent candidate:

  • James Booth

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) David Dutremble (Winner)
  • (Independent) James Booth

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 5

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Donald Pilon: 877
  • Linda Valentino: 1,731 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Timothy Sevigny: 1,594 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Linda Valentino (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Timothy Sevigny

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 6

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • James Boyle: 1,107 (Winner)
  • Timothy Driscoll: 522

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Ruth Summers: 1,796 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) James Boyle (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Ruth Summers

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 7

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Bryan Kaenrath: 932
  • Rebecca Millett: 1,592 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Gary Crosby: 1,531 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Rebecca Millett (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Michael Darren Wallace

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 8

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Justin Alfond: 1,803 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Andrea Doherty: 394 (Winner)

(Green Party) Green Party:

  • Asher Platts: 48 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Justin Alfond (Winner)
  • (Green Party) Asher Platts

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 9

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Anne Haskell: 1,646 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Kirsten Martin: 877 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Anne Haskell (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Kirsten Martin

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 10

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Stanley Gerzofsky: 2,210 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Ralph Dean: 1,461 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Stanley Gerzofsky (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Ralph Dean

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 11

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Christopher Tyll: 3,092 (Winner)

(Independent) Independent Candidate:

  • Richard Woodbury Incumbent Woodbury assumed office in 2010.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Christopher Tyll
  • (Independent) Richard Woodbury (Winner)

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 12

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Reid Scher: 1,050 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Gary Plummer: 1,829 (Winner)

(Independent) Independent candidate:

  • Martin Shuer

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Gary Plummer (Winner)
  • (Independent) Martin Shuer

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 13

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Dennise Whitley: 1,057 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • James Hamper: 1,636 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Dennise Whitley
  • (Republican Party) James Hamper (Winner)

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 14

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • John Patrick: 1,872 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • C. Harvey Calden: 1,571 (Winner)

(Independent) Independent candidate:

  • Leonard Greaney

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) John Patrick (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) C. Harvey Calden
  • (Independent) Leonard Greaney

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 15

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • John Cleveland: 1,017 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Lois Snowe-Mello: 1,532 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) John Cleveland (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Lois Snowe-Mello

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 16

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Margaret Craven: 730 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Robert Reed: 552 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Margaret Craven (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Robert Reed

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 17

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Colleen Quint: 969 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Garrett Mason: 1,514 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Colleen Quint (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Garrett Mason

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 18

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Joanne Dunlap: 1,446 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Thomas Saviello: 2,853 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Joanne Dunlap
  • (Republican Party) Thomas Saviello (Winner)

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 19

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Seth Goodall: 1,987 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Jeffrey Pierce: 1,996 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Seth Goodall (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Jeffrey Pierce

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 20

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Christopher Johnson: 1,853 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Leslie Fossel: 2,041 (Winner)
  • Stuart Smith: 1,115

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Christopher Johnson (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Leslie Fossel

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 21

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • David Bustin: 1,356 (Winner)
  • Priscilla Jenkins: 1,169

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Earle McCormick: 2,476 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) David Bustin (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Patrick Flood

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 22

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Edward Mazurek: 1,554 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Christopher Rector: 1,917 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Edward Mazurek (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Christopher Rector

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 23

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Glenn Curry: 1,346 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Michael Thibodeau: 2,121 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Glenn Curry
  • (Republican Party) Michael Thibodeau (Winner)

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 24

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Penny Plourde: 1,305 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Roger Katz: 1,737 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Penny Plourde
  • (Republican Party) Roger Katz (Winner)

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 25

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Dana Hernandez: 755
  • Colleen Lachowicz: 827 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Thomas Martin, Jr.: 1,195 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Colleen Lachowicz (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Thomas Martin, Jr.

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 26

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Thomas Munson: 1,099 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Rodney Whittemore: 1,600 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) David Schwanke
  • (Republican Party) Rodney Whittemore (Winner)

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 27

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Herbert Clark: 946 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Douglas Thomas: 1,931 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Herbert Clark
  • (Republican Party) Douglas Thomas (Winner)

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 28

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • David White: 1,906 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Brian Langley: 2,283 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) David White
  • (Republican Party) Brian Langley (Winner)

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 29

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Anne Perry: 917 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • David C. Burns: 1,584 (Winner)
  • Kathleen Caso: 750

(Independent) Independent candidate:

  • F. James Whalen

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Anne Perry
  • (Republican Party) David C. Burns (Winner)
  • (Independent) F. James Whalen

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 30

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Emily Cain: 1,486 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Roderick Hathaway: 1,245 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Emily Cain (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Roderick Hathaway

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 31

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Emery Deabay: 690 (Winner)
  • Deborah Deane: 594

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Edward Youngblood: 1,901 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Emery Deabay
  • (Republican Party) Edward Youngblood (Winner)

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 32

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Geoffrey Gratwick: 974 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Nichi Farnham: 1,350 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Geoffrey Gratwick (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Nichi Farnham

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 33

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Sherman Leighton: 853 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Andre Cushing: 1,462 (Winner)
  • James Emerson: 1,255

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Sherman Leighton
  • (Republican Party) Andre Cushing (Winner)

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 34

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Daniel Levesque: 532 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Roger Sherman: 1,237 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Daniel Levesque
  • (Republican Party) Roger Sherman (Winner)

2012 Maine State Senate Elections - District 35

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic Primary

  • Troy Dale Jackson: 1,289 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP Primary

  • Peter Edgecomb: 1,085 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Troy Dale Jackson (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Peter Edgecomb

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