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Ballotpedia's update on 2012 state executive official elections

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November 9, 2012


By Geoff Pallay

MADISON, Wisconsin: There were 94 total seats up for election in 22 states in 2012. The election is over, and people are returning to their regular lives. But here's a quick initial look at the results and the few races remaining.

Notable results

Undecided races

Overall analysis

2012 State Executive Election Partisan Breakdown
Party Before 2012 Election After 2012 Election Net Change
Democratic 51 50 -1
Republican 38 43 +5
Independent (Nonpartisan) 4 1 -3
TOTALS 931 vacant 94
2012 State Executive Election Analysis
Party Open Seat Winners Defeated Incumbents New State Executives
Democratic 13 6 15
Republican 11 1 18
Independent (Nonpartisan) 1 0 1
TOTALS 25 7 34

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