Wisconsin State Senate Elections 2012

2012 Wisconsin State Senate Elections

Wisconsin State Senate Elections 2012 Majority Control

Wisconsin State Senate
Party As of October 2012 After the 2012 Election
Democratic Party 17 Pending
Republican Party 15 Pending
Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 33 33

Wisconsin State Senate Elections 2012 Incumbents Retiring

Name Party Current Office
Jim Holperin Democratic Senate District 12
Spencer Coggs Democratic Senate District 6

Wisconsin State Senate Elections Campaign Contributions

Year Number of Candidates Total Contributions
2010 41 $4,251,736
2008 42 $4,912,818
2006 52 $4,536,726
2004 55 $4,324,018
2002 51 $3,014,637

Wisconsin State Senate Elections In 2010

Donor Amount
Public Fund $56,785
Galloway, Pamela G $45,131
Elmer, Monk $34,248
Richard, Rick $30,675
Hutchison, David E $17,699
Cmte to Elect a Republican Senate $17,226
Northwestern Mutual Life $16,000
State Senate Democratic Cmte of Wisconsin $15,767
Deutsch, Dane A $11,657
United Transportation Union $11,000

List of Wisconsin State Senate Elections 2012 Candidates

2012 Wisconsin State Senate Elections - District 2

(Democratic Party) August 14 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 14 GOP Primary

  • Robert Cowles (Winner) - 1987.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Robert Cowles (Winner)

2012 Wisconsin State Senate Elections - District 4

(Democratic Party) August 14 Democratic Primary

  • Lena Taylor (Winner) - 2004.

(Republican Party) August 14 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Independent) August 14 Independent Primary

  • David King (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Lena Taylor (Winner)
  • (Independent) David King

2012 Wisconsin State Senate Elections - District 6

(Democratic Party) August 14 Democratic Primary

  • Elizabeth Coggs: 4,466
  • Nikiya Harris: 6,388 (Winner)
  • Michael Mayo: 1,351
  • Allyn Monroe Swan: 767
  • Delta Triplett: 377

(Republican Party) August 14 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Nikiya Harris (Winner)

2012 Wisconsin State Senate Elections - District 8

(Democratic Party) August 14 Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) August 14 GOP Primary

  • Alberta Darling (Winner) - 1992.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Republican Party) Alberta Darling

2012 Wisconsin State Senate Elections - District 10

(Democratic Party) August 14 Democratic Primary

  • Daniel Olson (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 14 GOP Primary

  • Sheila Harsdorf (Winner) - 2000.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Daniel Olson
  • (Republican Party) Sheila Harsdorf (Winner)

2012 Wisconsin State Senate Elections - District 12

(Democratic Party) August 14 Democratic Primary

  • Susan Sommer: 3,695 (Winner)
  • Lisa Theo: 2,027

(Republican Party) August 14 GOP Primary

  • Tom Tiffany (Winner)

(Libertarian Party) August 14 Libertarian Primary

  • Paul Ehlers (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Susan Sommer
  • (Republican Party) Tom Tiffany (Winner)
  • (Libertarian Party) Paul Ehlers

2012 Wisconsin State Senate Elections - District 14

(Democratic Party) August 14 Democratic Primary

  • Margarete Worthington (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 14 GOP Primary

  • David Wayne Eiler: 4,341
  • Luther Olsen: 14,782 (Winner) - 2004.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Margarete Worthington
  • (Republican Party) Luther Olsen (Winner)

2012 Wisconsin State Senate Elections - District 16

(Democratic Party) August 14 Democratic Primary

  • Mark Miller (Winner) - 2004.

(Republican Party) August 14 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Mark Miller (Winner)

2012 Wisconsin State Senate Elections - District 18

(Democratic Party) August 14 Democratic Primary

  • Jessica King (Winner) - 2011.

(Republican Party) August 14 GOP Primary

  • Rick Gudex (Winner)


November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Jessica King
  • (Republican Party) Rick Gudex (Winner)

2012 Wisconsin State Senate Elections - District 20

(Democratic Party) August 14 Democratic Primary

  • Tanya Lohr (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 14 GOP Primary

  • Glenn Grothman (Winner) - 2004.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Tanya Lohr
  • (Republican Party) Glenn Grothman (Winner)

2012 Wisconsin State Senate Elections - District 22

(Democratic Party) August 14 Democratic Primary

  • Robert Wirch (Winner) - 1996.

(Republican Party) August 14 GOP Primary

  • Pam Stevens (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Robert Wirch (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Pam Stevens

2012 Wisconsin State Senate Elections - District 24

(Democratic Party) August 14 Democratic Primary

  • Julie Lassa (Winner) - 2003.

(Republican Party) August 14 GOP Primary

  • Steve Abrahamson: 5,727
  • Scott Noble: 6,632 (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Julie Lassa (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Scott Noble

2012 Wisconsin State Senate Elections - District 26

(Democratic Party) August 14 Democratic Primary

  • Fred Risser (Winner) - 1962.

(Republican Party) August 14 GOP Primary

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Fred Risser (Winner)

2012 Wisconsin State Senate Elections - District 28

(Democratic Party) August 14 Democratic Primary

  • Jim Ward (Winner)

(Republican Party) August 14 GOP Primary

  • Mary Lazich (Winner) - 1998.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Jim Ward
  • (Republican Party) Mary Lazich (Winner)

2012 Wisconsin State Senate Elections - District 30

(Democratic Party) August 14 Democratic Primary

  • Dave Hansen (Winner) - 2000.

(Republican Party) August 14 GOP Primary

  • John Macco: 8,826 (Winner)
  • Ray Suennen: 4,369

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Dave Hansen (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) John Macco

2012 Wisconsin State Senate Elections - District 32

(Democratic Party) August 14 Democratic Primary

  • Jennifer Shilling (Winner) - 2011.

(Republican Party) August 14 GOP Primary

  • Bill Feehan (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • (Democratic Party) Jennifer Shilling (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Bill Feehan

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