Arizona elections, 2012

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Arizona

The state of Arizona is holding elections on November 6, 2012.

What's on the Arizona Ballot in 2012
U.S. Senate (1 seat) Approveda
U.S. House (9 seats) Approveda
State Executives (3 down-ballot seats) Approveda
State Senate (30 seats) Approveda
State House (60 seats) Approveda
Ballot measures (9 measures) Approveda

2012 Elections

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See also: United States Senate elections in Arizona, 2012

Currently Jon Kyl (R) is one of two U.S. Senate members from Arizona. He is retiring in 2012.

See also: United States House of Representatives elections in Arizona, 2012

Arizona received an additional seat from redistricting. Currently, Republicans hold a 5-3 edge in the eight Congressional districts.

Members of the U.S. House from Arizona -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 3 5
     Republican Party 5 4
Total 8 9

See also: Arizona state executive official elections, 2012

There are three state executive positions up for election in 2012. Those three officials will serve in the Arizona Corporation Commission.

See also: Arizona State Senate elections, 2012

Heading into the election, Republicans maintain partisan control in the state senate.

Arizona State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 9 13
     Republican Party 21 17
Total 30 30


See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2012

Heading into the election, Republicans maintain partisan control in the state house.

Arizona House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 19 24
     Republican Party 40 36
     Vacancy 1 0
Total 60 60

See also: Arizona 2012 ballot measures

The ballot measures certified are:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Proposition 114 Law enforcement Prohibits crime victims from being subject to a claim for damages for causing death or injury. Approveda
LRCA Proposition 115 Judiciary Relating to the modification of the Appellate and Trial Court Commissions. Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 116 Taxes Give tax break to businesses with newly acquired equipment. Defeatedd
LRCA Proposition 117 Taxes Limit annual growth in limited property value of locally assessed properties. Approveda
LRCA Proposition 118 Budgets Yearly Permanent Fund distribution to be 2.5% of monthly market values of the fund from 5 previous years. Approveda
LRCA Proposition 119 Property Lets legislature enact a process to exchange trust land if related to protecting military installations. Approveda
LRCA Proposition 120 Environment Would declare state sovereignty over state natural resources based on the argument of "equal footing." Defeatedd
CICA Proposition 121 Admin. of gov't. Implement a top-two style open primary system. Defeatedd
CISS Proposition 204 Taxes Would renew the sales tax increase approved in 2010. Defeatedd

Eligibility to Vote

See also: Voting in the 2012 primary elections

Arizona is one of 21 states to use a strictly closed primary system. Voters must register to vote in the primary by July 30, 2012, which is 29 days before the primary takes place.[1] (Information about registering to vote)

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