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The tabs below contain analysis of election results in the 2012 legislative elections for Colorado.

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2012 Legislative Election Results

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Colorado State Senate Election Results

This page contains macro-level election results and analysis for the Colorado State Senate 2012 elections. For results in individual contests see our Colorado State Senate elections, 2012 page. The following is a breakdown of the state senate before and after the election:

Colorado State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 20 19
     Republican Party 15 16
Total 35 35

What You'll See on This Page

This page will display the following lists of candidates

  • Incumbents running on November 6
  • Defeated incumbents
  • Challengers who defeated an incumbent
  • Newly elected senators
  • List of all winners
  • Unopposed candidates
  • Third party candidates

State Senate Overview:

  • A total of 16 of the state's Senate seats were up for election in 2012.

Incumbents

Incumbents running in November 6

The following is a list of all of the incumbents running on the November 6 general election ballot:

Incumbents defeated

The following is a list of incumbents defeated in 2012:

General election

Results will display after the election on November 6.

Primary election

CandidatePartyDistrict
Jean WhiteRepublicanColorado State Senate, District 8

Challengers who beat an incumbent

The following is a list of challengers who defeated an incumbent in 2012:

General election

CandidatePartyDistrict
Andrew KerrDemocraticColorado State Senate District 22
David BalmerRepublicanColorado State Senate District 27
Jessie UlibarriDemocraticColorado State Senate District 21
John KefalasDemocraticColorado State Senate District 14
Larry CrowderRepublicanColorado State Senate District 35
Matt JonesDemocraticColorado State Senate District 17
Nancy ToddDemocraticColorado State Senate District 28
Owen HillRepublicanColorado State Senate District 10
Randy BaumgardnerRepublicanColorado State Senate District 8
Vicki MarbleRepublicanColorado State Senate District 23

Primary election

Results will display after the election on November 6.

New State Senators and General Election Winners

Newly elected senators

The following list will display the newly-elected members of the Colorado State Senate:

Democratic

Republican

Open Seat Winners

The following will display a list of candidates who won election in seats where no incumbent was running:

Democratic

Results will display after the election on November 6.

Republican

Results will display after the election on November 6.

Candidates who won election

The following will be a list of all candidates elected to the Colorado State Senate:

Democratic

Republican

Competitiveness

Unopposed candidates in general election

The following candidates will not face major party competition:

Democratic

No candidates have been added to this category yet.

Republican

Ballot Access

Third party candidates

The following is a list of third party and independent candidates who are running in 2012:

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2012 Legislative Election Results

State-by-State Analysis
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Other 2012 Election information
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Colorado State House Election Results

This page contains macro-level election results and analysis for the Colorado House of Representatives elections in 2012. For results in individual contests, see our Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2012. The following is a breakdown of the state house before and after the election:

Colorado House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 32 37
     Republican Party 33 28
Total 65 65

What You'll See on This Page

This page will display the following lists of candidates

  • Incumbents running on November 6
  • Defeated incumbents
  • Challengers who defeated an incumbent
  • Newly elected representatives
  • List of all winners
  • Unopposed candidates
  • Third party candidates

State House Overview

  • All 65 of the state's House seats were up for election in 2012.

Incumbency Analysis

Incumbents who ran on November 6

The following is a list of all of the incumbents who are running on the November 6 general election ballot:

Incumbents defeated

The following will display a list of incumbents defeated in 2012:

General election

CandidatePartyDistrict
Cindy AcreeRepublicanColorado House of Representatives District 40
J. Paul BrownRepublicanColorado House of Representatives, District 59
Mark H. BarkerRepublicanColorado House of Representatives District 17
Robert RamirezRepublicanColorado House of Representatives District, 29

Primary election

CandidatePartyDistrict
Marsha LooperRepublicanColorado House of Representatives District 19

Challengers who beat an incumbent

The following will display a list of challengers who defeated an incumbent in 2012:

General election

CandidatePartyDistrict
Brittany PettersenDemocraticColorado House of Representatives District 28
Clarice Navarro-RatzlaffRepublicanColorado House of Representatives District 47
Dan NordbergRepublicanColorado House of Representatives District 14
Diane Mitsch BushDemocraticColorado House of Representatives District 26
Dianne PrimaveraDemocraticColorado House of Representatives District 33
Dominick MorenoDemocraticColorado House of Representatives District 32
James Wilson (Colorado)RepublicanColorado House of Representatives District 60
Jared WrightRepublicanColorado House of Representatives District 54
Jenise MayDemocraticColorado House of Representatives District 30
Joann GinalDemocraticColorado House of Representatives District 52
John BucknerDemocraticColorado House of Representatives District 40
Joseph SalazarDemocraticColorado House of Representatives District 31
Justin EverettRepublicanColorado House of Representatives District 22
Leroy Garcia, Jr.DemocraticColorado House of Representatives, District 46
Lois LandgrafRepublicanColorado House of Representatives District 21
Lori SaineRepublicanColorado House of Representatives District 63
Michael McLachlan (Colorado)DemocraticColorado House of Representatives District 59
Mike FooteDemocraticColorado House of Representatives District 12
Paul Rosenthal (Colorado)DemocraticColorado House of Representatives District 9
Perry BuckRepublicanColorado House of Representatives District 49
Polly LawrenceRepublicanColorado House of Representatives District 39
Robert E. RankinRepublicanColorado House of Representatives District 57
Stephen HumphreyRepublicanColorado House of Representatives District 48
Steve LebsockDemocraticColorado House of Representatives District 34
Thomas Exum, Sr.DemocraticColorado House of Representatives District 17
Timothy DoreRepublicanColorado House of Representatives District 64
Tracy Kraft-TharpDemocraticColorado House of Representatives District 29

Primary election

No candidates have been added to this category yet.

New Representatives and General Election Winners

Newly elected representatives

The following will list the newly-elected members of the Colorado House of Representatives:

Democratic

Republican

Open Seat Winners

The following will list candidates who won election in seats where no incumbent was running:

Democratic

Republican

Results will display after the election on November 6.

Candidates who won election

The following will list all candidates elected to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2012:

Democratic

Republican

Competitiveness

Unopposed candidates in general election

The following candidates will not face major party competition:

Democratic

Republican

Ballot Access

Third party candidates

The following is a list of third party and independent candidates running in 2012: