US Senate Election in Pennsylvania 2012

2012 US Senate Election in Pennsylvania

2012 US Senate Election in Pennsylvania   Bob Casey, Jr.
Nominee Tom Smith Bob Casey, Jr.
Party Republican Democratic

Previous Senator
Bob Casey, Jr.
Democratic

  Senator-elected

Bob Casey, Jr.
Democratic

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

2012 US Senate Election in Pennsylvania

Candidates

  • Bob Casey, Jr. (Democratic), incumbent U.S. Senator
  • Tom Smith (Republican), businessman
  • Rayburn Smith (Libertarian)

2012 US Senate Election in Pennsylvania Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Bob
Casey, Jr. (D)
Tom
Smith (R)
Other Undecided
Muhlenberg College September 22-26, 2012 427 ± 5% 44% 36% 7% 13%
Quinnipiac/CBS/NYT Poll September 18-24, 2012 1,180 ± 3% 49% 43% - -
Franklin & Marshall September 18-23, 2012 392 ± 4.9% 48% 38% - 8%
Rasmussen Reports September 19, 2012 500 ± 4.5% 49% 42% 2% 7%
Muhlenberg College September 10-16, 2012 640 ± 4% 45% 33% 5% 18%
Philadelphia Inquirer August 21-23, 2012 601 ± 4% 53% 34% - 13%
MCall/Muhlenburg Poll August 20-22, 2012 422 ± 5% 49% 30% - 18%
Franklin & Marshall College August 7-12, 2012 681 ± 3.8% 35% 23% 2% 39%
Quinnipiac July 24-30, 2012 1,168 ± 2.9% 55% 37% - 8%
Public Policy Polling July 21-23, 2012 758 ± 3.6% 46% 36% - 18%
Rasmussen Reports July 18, 2012 500 ± 4.5% 49% 38% - 9%
We Ask America July 9-10, 2012 1,227 ± 2.8% 53% 39% - 8%
Quinnipiac June 19-25, 2012 1,252 ± 2.8% 49% 32% 1% 17%
Quinnipiac June 5–10, 2012 997 ± 3.1% 51% 32% 1% 14%
Franklin & Marshall College May 29–June 4, 2012 412 ± 4.8% 42% 21% 2% 35%
Rasmussen Reports May 21, 2012 500 ± 4.5% 48% 41% 3% 7%
Public Policy Polling May 17–20, 2012 671 ± 3.8% 49% 33% - 19%
Public Policy Polling March 8–11, 2012 689 ± 3.7% 49% 31% - 20%
Public Policy Polling November 17–20, 2011 500 ± 4.4% 48% 32% - 20%

US Senate Election Results in Pennsylvania 2012

United States Senate election in Pennsylvania 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
  Democratic Bob Casey, Jr. 2,921,798 53.7% -4.9%
  Republican Tom Smith 2,430,995 44.6% +3.3%
  Libertarian Rayburn Smith 93,500 1.7% -
Majority      
Turnout      

Results of US Senate Election in Pennsylvania 2010

Party Candidate Votes Percentage
  Republican Pat Toomey 1,993,908 51.0%
  Democratic Joe Sestak 1,916,471 49.0%
  Majority      
  Turnout
  Republican gain from Democratic Swing