Tennessee State Senate Elections 2012

2012 Tennessee State Senate Elections

Tennessee State Senate Elections 2012 Majority Control

Tennessee State Senate
Party As of October 2012 After the 2012 Election
Democratic Party 13 Pending
Republican Party 20 Pending
Total 33 33

Tennessee State Senate Elections 2012 Incumbents Retiring

Name Party Current Office
Andy Berke Democratic House District 10
Eric Stewart Democratic House District 14
Joe Haynes Democratic House District 20
Kerry Roberts Republican House District 18
Roy Herron Democratic House District 24

Tennessee State Senate Elections Campaign Contributions

Year Number of Candidates Total Contributions
2010 44 $4,275,730
2008 39 $7,012,743
2006 45 $5,088,077
2004 34 $6,550,262
2002 48 $3,260,212

Tennessee State Senate Elections In 2010

Donor Amount
Henry, Douglas $314,500
Tennessee Democratic Party $120,434
Herron, Governor Roy $116,058
Tennessee Medical Association $98,600
McDonald, George $83,100
Federal Express $82,300
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association $61,250
Tennessee Bankers Association $52,500
Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of Tennessee $46,000
Farris Mathews Branan Bobango & Hellen $44,050

List of Tennessee State Senate Elections 2012 Candidates

2012 Tennessee State Senate Elections - District 2

(Democratic Party) August 2 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 2 GOP Primary

  • Scott Hughes: 7,260
  • Doug Overbey: 11,334 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Doug Overbey (Winner)

2012 Tennessee State Senate Elections - District 4

(Democratic Party) August 2 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 2 GOP Primary

  • Ron Ramsey (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Ron Ramsey (Winner)

2012 Tennessee State Senate Elections - District 6

(Democratic Party) August 2 Democratic Primary

  • Evelyn Gill (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 2 GOP Primary

  • Becky Duncan Massey (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Evelyn Gill
  • (Republican Party) Becky Duncan Massey (Winner)

2012 Tennessee State Senate Elections - District 8

(Democratic Party) August 2 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 2 GOP Primary

  • Jeffrey D. Brantley: 1,817
  • Cynthia Bundren Jackson: 5,432
  • Frank Niceley: 7,021 (Winner)
  • Hobart L. Rice: 1,483

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Frank Niceley (Winner)

2012 Tennessee State Senate Elections - District 10

(Democratic Party) August 2 Democratic Primary

  • Quenston Coleman: 979
  • Andrae McGary: 4,302 (Winner)
  • David Testerman: 1,705

(Republican Party) August 2 GOP Primary

  • Todd Gardenhire: 8,022 (Winner)
  • Greg Vital: 7,982

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Andrae McGary
  • (Republican Party) Todd Gardenhire (Winner)

2012 Tennessee State Senate Elections - District 12

(Democratic Party) August 2 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 2 GOP Primary

  • Ken Yager (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Ken Yager (Winner)

2012 Tennessee State Senate Elections - District 14

(Democratic Party) August 2 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 2 GOP Primary

  • Matt Randolph: 1,707
  • Jim Tracy: 11,174 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Jim Tracy (Winner)

2012 Tennessee State Senate Elections - District 16

(Democratic Party) August 2 Democratic Primary

  • Jeff Bottoms: 670
  • Kevin Lawrence: 1,256
  • Jim Lewis: 2,937 (Winner)
  • Steve Roller: 2,902
  • Justin C. Walling: 2,878

(Republican Party) August 2 GOP Primary

  • Janice Bowling: 8,162 (Winner)
  • Eric Chance: 2,277
  • Rod McClellan: 866
  • Ron Stoltzfus: 2,280

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Jim Lewis
  • (Republican Party) Janice Bowling (Winner)

2012 Tennessee State Senate Elections - District 18

(Democratic Party) August 2 Democratic Primary

  • Maria A. Brewer (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 2 GOP Primary

  • J.H. Tony Allers: 1,370
  • Jeff Coker: 7,527
  • Brock Ewell: 367
  • Ferrell Haile: 8,627 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Maria A. Brewer
  • (Republican Party) Ferrell Haile (Winner)

2012 Tennessee State Senate Elections - District 20

(Democratic Party) August 2 Democratic Primary

  • James A. Baxter: 1,784
  • Phillip L. North: 5,148 (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 2 GOP Primary

  • Steven Dickerson: 5,378 (Winner)
  • David Hall: 3,325
  • Rob Mortensen: 2,379

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Phillip L. North
  • (Republican Party) Steven Dickerson (Winner)

2012 Tennessee State Senate Elections - District 22

(Democratic Party) August 2 Democratic Primary

  • Tim Barnes(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 2 GOP Primary

  • Mark Green (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Tim Barnes
  • (Republican Party) Mark Green (Winner)

2012 Tennessee State Senate Elections - District 24

(Democratic Party) August 2 Democratic Primary

  • Brad Thompson (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 2 GOP Primary

  • Danny C. Jowers: 3,476
  • John Stevens: 5,419 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Brad Thompson
  • (Republican Party) John Stevens (Winner)

2012 Tennessee State Senate Elections - District 26

(Democratic Party) August 2 Democratic Primary

  • Meryl Rice(Winner)

(Republican Party) August 2 GOP Primary

  • Dolores Gresham (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Meryl Rice
  • (Republican Party) Dolores Gresham (Winner)

2012 Tennessee State Senate Elections - District 28

(Democratic Party) August 2 Democratic Primary

  • Tyler Cobb (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 2 GOP Primary

  • Dean Dickey: 3,847
  • Joey Hensley: 12,589 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Tyler Cobb
  • (Republican Party) Joey Hensley (Winner)

2012 Tennessee State Senate Elections - District 30

(Democratic Party) August 2 Democratic Primary

  • Jim Kyle: 7,368 (Winner)
  • Beverly Marrero: 5,931

(Republican Party) August 2 GOP Primary

  • Colonel G. Billingsley(Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Jim Kyle (Winner)

2012 Tennessee State Senate Elections - District 32

(Democratic Party) August 2 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 2 GOP Primary

  • Woody Degan: 3,319
  • Mark Norris: 26,592 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Mark Norris (Winner)

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