Ballotpedia's 2012 General Election Review Articles: Nebraska Congressional Seats
By Ballotpedia's Congressional team
LINCOLN, Nebraska: Nebraska had three U.S. House seats on the ballot in 2012. Three total incumbents sought re-election on November 6, 2012, and all three won their races. None of the races were particularly competitive.
Here are the candidates who won election from Nebraska. Note: Election results were added on election night as races were called. Vote totals were added after official election results had been certified. For more information about Ballotpedia's election coverage plan, click here. If you find any errors in this list, please email: Geoff Pallay.
|District||General Election Candidates||Incumbent||2012 Winner||Partisan Switch?|
|1st|| Korey L. Reiman
|Jeffrey Fortenberry||Jeff Fortenberry||No|
|2nd|| John Ewing
|Lee Terry||Lee Terry||No|
|3rd|| Mark Sullivan
|Adrian Smith||Adrian Smith||No|
|Members of the U.S. House from Nebraska -- Partisan Breakdown|
|Party||As of November 2012||After the 2012 Election|
Both chambers of the United States Congress remain split after the November 6, 2012 election. Democrats increased their majority in the U.S. Senate while cutting into the Republicans majority in the U.S. House. Of the 435 candidates who won election to the U.S. House, 85 of them were challengers, which represents 19.5 percent of U.S. House members. Of those 85, 50 are Democratic and 35 are Republican. A total of 27 incumbents were defeated -- 10 Democratic and 17 Republican.
|2012 United States House General Election Results|
|Party||Total Winners||Incumbent Winners||Defeated Incumbents||Incumbent Re-Election Rate**||Non-Incumbent Winners|
|**Note: The incumbent re-election rate is calculated by dividing the total incumbents winners by the total incumbents who appeared on the general election ballot.|
- Ballotpedia:2012 general election preview articles
- November 6, 2012 election results
- Ballotpedia's 2012 General Election Preview Articles: Southeast Regional State Executive Officials
- United States Congressional election results, 2012
- United States House of Representatives elections in Nebraska, 2012
- Nebraska elections, 2012
- National contested primary average during the 2012 U.S. congressional elections