US Senate Election in Texas 2012

US Senate Election in Texas 2012

US Senate Election in Texas 2012 Paul Sadler Ted Cruz
Nominee Paul Sadler Ted Cruz
Party Democratic Republican

Previous Senator
Kay Bailey Hutchison
Republican

  Senator-elected

Ted Cruz
Republican

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

2012 US Senate Election in Texas

Candidates

  • Ted Cruz, (Republican) Former State Solicitor General
  • Paul Sadler, (Democratic) Former Texas State house representative
  • John Jay Myers, (Libertarian) Restaurant Owner
  • Chris Tina Bruce, (Independent)
  • Mike Champion, (Independent)

2012 US Senate Election in Texas Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Ted
Cruz (R)
Paul
Sadler (D)
John Jay
Myers (L)
Undecided
YouGov September 14, 2012 1201 ± 2.8% 50% 31% - 19%
Frederick Polling September 2012 700 ± 3.7% 49% 32% 6% 14%
Public Policy Polling April 19–22, 2012 591 ± 4.0% 44% 34% - 22%
Public Policy Polling January 12–15, 2012 700 ± 3.7% 41% 31% - 28%

US Senate Election Results in Texas 2012

United States Senate election in Texas 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
  Republican Ted Cruz 4,456,599 56.60% -5.10%
  Democratic Paul Sadler 3,183,314 40.50% +4.50%
  Libertarian John Jay Myers 161,462 2.10% -0.2%
  Green David Collins 67,791 0.9%  
Majority 1,273,285 16.10%  
Turnout 7,869,166