Ohio State Senate Elections 2012

2012 Ohio State Senate Elections

Ohio State Senate Elections 2012 Majority Control

Ohio State Senate
Party As of October 2012 After the 2012 Election
Democratic Party 10 Pending
Republican Party 23 Pending
Total 33 33

Ohio State Senate Elections 2012 Incumbents Retiring

Name: Party: Current Office:
Mark Wagoner Republican Ohio State Senate District 2
Tom Niehaus Republican Ohio State Senate District 14

Ohio State Senate Elections Campaign Contributions

Year Number of Candidates Total Contributions
2010 57 $10,478,510
2008 44 $10,659,072
2006 48 $11,477,877
2004 48 $11,477,877
2002 40 $8,461,690

Ohio State Senate Elections In 2010

Donor Amount
Republican Senate Campaign Cmte of Ohio $2,463,124
Ohio Republican Party $1,246,811
Ohio Republican State Senate Campaign Cmte $482,625
Republican Senate Campaign Cmte $325,958
Ohio Democratic Party $213,780
Schneider, Michelle G $151,000
Wholesale Beer & Wine Association of Ohio $146,030
Ohio Senate Democrats $145,500
SEIU Health Care District 1199 $125,451
Ohio Dental Association $122,600

List of Ohio State Senate Elections 2012 Candidates

2012 Ohio State Senate Elections - District 1

(Democratic Party) March 6 Democratic Primary

  • Ruby Weadock

(Republican Party) March 6 Republican Primary

  • Cliff Hite: 38,177 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Republican Party) Cliff Hite (Winner)

2012 Ohio State Senate Elections - District 2

(Democratic Party) March 6 Democratic Primary

  • Jeff Bretz: 17,143 (Winner)

(Republican Party) March 6 Republican Primary

  • Randy Gardner: 28,626 (Winner)
  • Michelle McCauley: 7,361

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Jeff Bretz
  • (Republican Party) Randy Gardner (Winner)

2012 Ohio State Senate Elections - District 4

(Democratic Party) March 6 Democratic Primary

  • No Democratic candidates have filed to run for this seat.

(Republican Party) March 6 Republican Primary

  • Bill Coley: 24,017 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Republican Party) Bill Coley (Winner)

2012 Ohio State Senate Elections - District 6

(Democratic Party) March 6 Democratic Primary

  • Rickey E. McKiddy: 7,402 (Winner)

(Republican Party) March 6 Republican Primary

  • Paul R. Isaacs II: 12,699
  • Peggy Lehner: 27,352 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Rickey E. McKiddy
  • (Republican Party) Peggy Lehner (Winner)

2012 Ohio State Senate Elections - District 8

(Democratic Party) March 6 Democratic Primary

  • Richard G. Luken: 3,765 (Winner)

(Republican Party) March 6 Republican Primary

  • Bill Seitz: 24,689 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Richard G. Luken
  • (Republican Party) Bill Seitz (Winner)

2012 Ohio State Senate Elections - District 10

(Democratic Party) March 6 Democratic Primary

  • Jeff D. Robertson: 8,405 (Winner)

(Republican Party) March 6 Republican Primary

  • Chris Widener: 35,833 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Jeff D. Robertson
  • (Republican Party) Chris Widener (Winner)

2012 Ohio State Senate Elections - District 12

(Democratic Party) March 6 Democratic Primary

  • No Democratic candidates have filed to run for this seat.

(Republican Party) March 6 Republican Primary

  • Keith Faber: 40,372 (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) March 6 Libertarian Primary

  • Paul D. Hinds: 81 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Republican Party) Keith Faber (Winner)
  • (Libertarian Party) Paul D. Hinds

2012 Ohio State Senate Elections - District 14

(Democratic Party) March 6 Democratic Primary

  • No Democratic candidates have filed to run for this seat.

(Republican Party) March 6 Republican Primary

  • Tony Adkins: 2,715
  • Paul Hall: 17,733
  • Steve Purtell: 3,912
  • Joe Uecker: 17,912 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Republican Party) Joe Uecker (Winner)

2012 Ohio State Senate Elections - District 16

(Democratic Party) March 6 Democratic Primary

  • No Democratic candidates have filed to run for this seat.

(Republican Party) March 6 Republican Primary

  • Jim Hughes: 29,594 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Republican Party) Jim Hughes (Winner)

2012 Ohio State Senate Elections - District 17

(Democratic Party) March 6 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed to run for this seat.

(Republican Party) March 6 Republican Primary

  • No candidates filed to run for this seat.

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Republican Party) Bob Peterson (Winner)

2012 Ohio State Senate Elections - District 18

(Democratic Party) March 6 Democratic Primary

  • Jim Mueller: 14,343 (Winner)

(Republican Party) March 6 Republican Primary

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Jim Mueller
  • (Republican Party) John Eklund (Winner)

2012 Ohio State Senate Elections - District 20

(Democratic Party) March 6 Democratic Primary

  • Teresa M. Scarmack: 10,077 (Winner)

(Republican Party) March 6 Republican Primary

  • Troy Balderson: 29,331 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Teresa M. Scarmack
  • (Republican Party) Troy Balderson (Winner)

2012 Ohio State Senate Elections - District 22

(Democratic Party) March 6 Democratic Primary

  • James E. Riley: 10,447 (Winner)

(Republican Party) March 6 Republican Primary

  • Larry Obhof Jr.: 29,273 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) James E. Riley
  • (Republican Party) Larry Obhof Jr. (Winner)

2012 Ohio State Senate Elections - District 24

(Democratic Party) March 6 Democratic Primary

  • Jennifer L. Brady: 23,560 (Winner)

(Republican Party) March 6 Republican Primary

  • Thomas Patton: 25,675 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Jennifer L. Brady
  • (Republican Party) Thomas Patton (Winner)

2012 Ohio State Senate Elections - District 26

(Democratic Party) March 6 Democratic Primary

  • Tanyce J. Addison: 9,208 (Winner)

(Republican Party) March 6 Republican Primary

  • Dave Burke: 29,922 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Tanyce J. Addison
  • (Republican Party) Dave Burke (Winner)

2012 Ohio State Senate Elections - District 28

(Democratic Party) March 6 Democratic Primary

  • Thomas Sawyer: 17,068 (Winner)

(Republican Party) March 6 Republican Primary

  • Robert G. Roush: 11,355 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Thomas Sawyer (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Robert G. Roush

2012 Ohio State Senate Elections - District 30

(Democratic Party) March 6 Democratic Primary

  • Lou Gentile: 26,364 (Winner)

(Republican Party) March 6 Republican Primary

  • Laura D. Groux: 23,185 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Lou Gentile (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Shane Thompson

2012 Ohio State Senate Elections - District 32

(Democratic Party) March 6 Democratic Primary

  • Capri Cafaro: 22,222 (Winner)

(Republican Party) March 6 Republican Primary

  • Nancy McArthur: 17,919 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates:

  • (Democratic Party) Capri Cafaro (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Nancy McArthur

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