US Senate Election in Indiana 2012

2012 US Senate election in Indiana

Joe Donnelly Richard Mourdock
Nominee Joe Donnelly Richard Mourdock
Party Democratic Republican

Previous Senator
Dick Lugar
Republican

  Senator-elected

Joe Donnelly
Democratic

The US Senate elections 2012 in Indiana is going to take place in Hawaii on November 6th.

2012 US Senate Election in Indiana

Candidates

  • Richard Mourdock (R), Indiana State Treasurer
  • Joe Donnelly (D), U.S. Representative
  • Andrew Horning (L), product manager and 2008 Libertarian nominee for Governor of Indiana

2012 US Senate Election in Indiana Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Richard
Mourdock (R)
Joe
Donnelly (D)
Andy
Horning (L)
Other Undecided
Global Strategy Group September 10-12, 2012 800 ± 3.5% 42% 45% - - 14%
Market Research Insight August 6-9, 2012 600 ± 4.0% 41% 39% 3% - 17%
Rasmussen Reports July 31-August 1, 2012 400 ± 5.0% 42% 40% - 3% 15%
Rasmussen Reports May 23-24, 2012 600 ± 4.0% 42% 42% - 2% 14%
Howey Politics/DePauw University March 26-28, 2012 503 ± 4.4% 35% 35% 7% - 23%

US Senate Election Results in Indiana 2012

United States Senate election in Indiana, 2012 (99.9% of precincts reporting)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
  Democratic Joe Donnelly 1,263,885 49.88% n/a
  Republican Richard Mourdock 1,124,058 44.36% −43.00%
  Libertarian Andy Horning 146,002 5.76% −6.83%
  No party Write-ins 1 <0.01% n/a
Margin of victory 139,827 5.52% -69.25%
Turnout 2,533,946 57.46% +26.24%
  Democratic gain from Republican Swing    

Results of US Senate Election in Indiana 2010

Party Candidate Votes Percentage
  Republican Dan Coats 950,244 54.6%
  Democratic Brad Ellsworth 695,859 40.0%
  Libertarian Rebecca Sink-Burris 94,561 5.4%
Totals 1,740,664 100%
Republican gain from Democratic