Montana State Senate Elections 2012

2012 Montana State Senate Elections

Montana State Senate Elections 2012 Majority Control

Montana State Senate
Party As of October 2012 After the 2012 Election
Democratic Party 22 Pending
Republican Party 27 Pending
Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 50 50

Montana State Senate Elections 2012 Incumbents Retiring

Name Party Current Office
Carol Williams Democratic Senate District 46
Craig Tilleman Republican Senate District 17
Donald Steinbeisser Republican Senate District 19
Greg Hinkle Republican Senate District 7
Jim Shockley Republican Senate District 45
Kim Gillan Democratic Senate District 24
Lynda Moss Democratic Senate District 26
Robert Hawks Democratic Senate District 33
Ron Erickson Democratic Senate District 47
Ryan Zinke Republican Senate District 2
Steve Gallus Democratic Senate District 37

Montana State Senate Elections Campaign Contributions

Year Number of Candidates Total Contributions
2010 70 $993,331
2008 56 $744,742
2006 62 $687,206
2004 57 $600,450
2002 53 $521,540

Montana State Senate Elections In 2010

Donor Amount
Noennig, Mark $20,000
Gallik, Dave $19,317
Priest, Jason S $17,873
Facey, Thomas $16,800
Comstock, Michael B $9,416
Samson, Bruce $7,245
Cohenour, Jill $6,439
Arthun, Ron $4,534
Page, Julia L $3,720
Henry, Teresa K $3,468

List of Montana State Senate Elections 2012 Candidates

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 2

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • David B. Fern: 1,199 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Bill Beck: 964
  • Suzanne Brooks: 327
  • Dee L. Brown: 1,266 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) David B. Fern
  • (Republican Party) Dee L. Brown (Winner)

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 3

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Shannon D. Hanson: 940 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Jayson Peters: 545
  • Rollan Roberts II: 2,093
  • Bruce Tutvedt: 2,159 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Shannon D. Hanson
  • (Republican Party) Bruce Tutvedt (Winner)

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 6

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Nancy Lindsey was appointed on July 23, 2012

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Michael Larson: 517
  • Carmine Mowbray: 1,630
  • Janna Taylor: 1,792 (Winner)

(Green Party) June 5 Green Party Primary

  • Cheryl M. Wolfe (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Nancy Lindsey
  • (Republican Party) Janna Taylor (Winner)
  • (Green Party) Cheryl M. Wolfe

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 7

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Mark Sheets: 1,297 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Jennifer Fielder: 1,899 (Winner)
  • Rick Seemann: 1,768

(Libertarian Party) June 5 Libertarian Primary

  • John Marshall (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Mark Sheets
  • (Republican Party) Jennifer Fielder (Winner)
  • (Libertarian Party) John Marshall

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 9

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Ron Szabo: 1,485 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Rick Ripley: 3,097 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Ron Szabo
  • (Republican Party) Rick Ripley (Winner)

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 10

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Brad Hamlett: 1,882 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Wendy McKamey: 2,016 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Brad Hamlett (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Wendy McKamey

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 16

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Frank J. Smith: 601
  • Jonathan Windy Boy: 803 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Jonathan Windy Boy (Winner)

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 17

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Greg Jergeson: 1,368 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Don Richman: 1,242 (Winner)
  • Douglas Stuart: 378

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Greg Jergeson (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Don Richman

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 18

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Julie E. French: 1,374 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • John Brenden: 2,756 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Julie E. French
  • (Republican Party) John Brenden (Winner)

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 19

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Fred Lake: 865 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Matthew M. Rosendale, Sr.: 2,597 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Fred Lake
  • (Republican Party) Matthew M. Rosendale, Sr. (Winner)

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 21

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Sharon Stewart Peregoy: 1,294 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Sharon Stewart Peregoy

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 22

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Jean Lemire Dahlman: 1,374 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Taylor Brown: 2,511 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Jean Lemire Dahlman
  • (Republican Party) Taylor Brown

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 24

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Wanda Grinde: 1,723 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Roger Webb: 2,253 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Wanda Grinde
  • (Republican Party) Roger Webb

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 26

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Robyn Driscoll: 1,386 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Malcolm Long: 1,144 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Robyn Driscoll
  • (Republican Party) Malcolm Long

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 27

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Gary Branae: 1,377 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Elsie Arntzen: 1,499 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Gary Branae
  • (Republican Party) Elsie Arntzen

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 33

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Mike Phillips: 1,241 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Tom Tuck: 715 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Mike Phillips (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Tom Tuck

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 34

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Michael B. Comstock: 1,027 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Debra Brown: 378
  • Kurt Bushnell: 1,053
  • Scott Sales: 2,379 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Michael B. Comstock
  • (Republican Party) Scott Sales (Winner)

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 36

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Richard Turner: 1,063 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Debby Barrett: 3,462 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Richard Turner
  • (Republican Party) Debby Barrett (Winner)

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 37

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Jon C. Sesso: 3,528 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Daniel O'Neill: 1,534 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Jon C. Sesso (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Daniel O'Neill

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 38

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Jim Keane: 2,890 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Jim Keane (Winner)

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 41

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Christine Kaufmann:2,694 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Mark Perea: 1,230 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Christine Kaufmann (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Mark Perea

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 43

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Gene Vuckovich: 2,318 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Jonathan L. Arnold: 1,010 (Winner)
  • Paul O. Bean: 427

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Gene Vuckovich (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Jonathan L. Arnold

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 45

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

 

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Gary MacLaren: 1,656
  • Fred Thomas: 2,310 (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) June 5 Libertarian Primary

  • Rob McCoy (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party)
  • (Republican Party) Fred Thomas (Winner)
  • (Libertarian Party) Rob McCoy

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 46

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Tyler Gernant: 1,031
  • Sue Malek: 1,686 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Kevin Blackler: 773 (Winner)
  • Kevin Kerr: 747

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Sue Malek (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Kevin Blackler

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 47

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Dick Barrett: 2,550 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Fred Carl: 1,207 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Dick Barrett (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Fred Carl

2012 Montana State Senate Elections - District 50

(Democratic Party) June 5 Democratic Primary

  • Cliff Larsen: 1,794 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 5 GOP Primary

  • Niles Brush: 1,396 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Cliff Larsen (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Niles Brush

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