US Senate Election in New York 2012

2012 US Senate Election in New York

2012 US Senate Election in New York Kirsten Gillibrand Wendy Long
Nominee Kirsten Gillibrand Wendy Long
Party Democratic Republican

Previous Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic

  Senator-elected
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic

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

2012 US Senate Election in New York

Candidates

  • Kirsten Gillibrand (Democratic, Working Families, Independence), incumbent U.S. Senator
  • Wendy Long (Republican, Conservative), attorney
  • Colia Clark (Green), civil rights activist and candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2010
  • Scott Noren (Independent), oral surgeon (had previously been seeking the Democratic nomination)
  • Tim Sweet (Independent-Republican), former social worker, journalist, pastor, businessman, author, and actor
  • Chris Edes (Libertarian), Member of the New York Civil Liberties Union Board of Directors

2012 US Senate Election in New York Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Kirsten
Gillibrand (D)
Wendy
Long (R)
Other Undecided
Quinnipiac September 4-9, 2012 1,468 ± 2.5% 64% 27% - 9%
Quinnipiac July 17 - 23, 2012 1,779 ± 2.3% 57% 24% 1% 16%
Siena College June 3–6, 2012 807 ± 3.4% 65% 22% - 12%
Quinnipiac May 22–28, 2012 1,504 ± 2.5% 58% 24% 1% 15%
Siena College May 6–10, 2012 766 ± 3.5% 60% 26% - 14%
Siena College April 1–4, 2012 808 ± 3.4% 63% 23% - 14%
Quinnipiac March 28 – April 2, 2012 1,597 ± 2.5% 58% 25% 1% 13%

US Senate Election Results in New York 2012

United States Senate election in New York 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
  Democratic Kirsten Gillibrand (incumbent)      
  Republican Wendy Long      
  Green Colia Clark      
  Libertarian Chris Edes      
  Independent John Mangelli      
  Independent Scott Noren      
  Independent Tim Sweet      
Majority      
Turnout