Arkansas 2012 legislative election results

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2012 Legislative Election Results

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Arkansas State Senate Election Results

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

Arkansas State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 20 14
     Republican Party 15 21
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 35 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 followings is a list of incumbents defeated in 2012:

General election

CandidatePartyDistrict
Mike FletcherDemocraticArkansas State Senate District 27
Steve HarrelsonDemocraticArkansas State Senate District 21

Primary election

CandidatePartyDistrict
Bill Pritchard (Arkansas)RepublicanArkansas State Senate District 35
Jack CrumblyDemocraticArkansas State Senate District 16

Challengers who beat an incumbent

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

General election

CandidatePartyDistrict
Alan ClarkRepublicanArkansas State Senate District 13
Jimmy HickeyRepublicanArkansas State Senate District 11
Jon WoodsRepublicanArkansas State Senate District 7
Keith IngramDemocraticArkansas State Senate District 24
Ronald CaldwellRepublicanArkansas 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 Arkansas 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

Republican

Candidates who won election

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

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 who are running in 2012:

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2012 Legislative Election Results

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Arkansas State House Election Results

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

Arkansas House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 54 49
     Republican Party 46 51
Total 100 100

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 100 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:

  1. Allen Kerr
  2. Andrea Lea
  3. Andy Mayberry
  4. Ann Clemmer
  5. Betty Overbey
  6. Bruce Cozart
  7. Bruce Westerman
  8. Butch Wilkins
  9. Charlie Collins
  10. Darrin Williams
  11. David Branscum
  12. David Fielding
  13. David Meeks
  14. Davy Carter
  15. Debra Hobbs
  16. Denny Altes
  17. Duncan Baird
  18. Fredrick Love
  19. Gary Deffenbaugh
  20. Greg Leding
  21. Hank Wilkins
  22. Homer Lenderman
  23. James McLean
  24. James Ratliff
  25. James Word
  26. Jeff Wardlaw
  27. Jeremy Gillam
  28. Jim Nickels
  29. Jody Dickinson
  30. John Burris
  31. John Catlett
  32. John Edwards, Arkansas Representative
  33. John T. Vines
  34. John W. Walker
  35. Jon Hubbard
  36. Jon S. Eubanks
  37. Jonathan Barnett
  38. Justin Harris
  39. Karen Hopper
  40. Kelley Linck
  41. Kim Hammer
  42. Lane Jean
  43. Les Carnine
  44. Leslee Milam Post
  45. Lori Benedict
  46. Loy Mauch
  47. Mark Biviano
  48. Mark Perry
  49. Marshall Wright
  50. Mary P. Hickerson
  51. Mary Slinkard
  52. Matthew Shepherd
  53. Nate Bell
  54. Nate Steel
  55. Reginald Murdock
  56. Robert Dale
  57. Sheilla Lampkin
  58. Stephanie Malone
  59. Stephen Meeks
  60. Terry Rice
  61. Tommy Thompson, Arkansas
  62. Tommy Wren
  63. Walls McCrary

Incumbents defeated

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

General election

CandidatePartyDistrict
Jon HubbardRepublicanArkansas House of Representatives District 75
Leslee Milam PostDemocraticArkansas House of Representatives District 83
Lori BenedictRepublicanArkansas House of Representatives District 82
Loy MauchRepublicanArkansas House of Representatives District 26

Primary election

No candidates have been added to this category yet.

Challengers who beat an incumbent

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

General election

CandidatePartyDistrict
Bill GossageRepublicanArkansas House of Representatives District 82
David KizziaDemocraticArkansas House of Representatives District 26
Harold CopenhaverDemocraticArkansas House of Representatives District 58
Scott BaltzDemocraticArkansas House of Representatives District 61

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 Arkansas House of Representatives:

Democratic

Republican

Green

  1. Fred Smith

Open Seat Winners

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

Democratic

Republican

Candidates who won election

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

Democratic

Republican

Green

  1. Fred Smith

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: