Kentucky 2012 legislative election results

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2012 Legislative Election Results

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Kentucky State Senate Election Results

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

Kentucky State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 14 14
     Republican Party 21 22
     Independent 1 1
     Vacancy 2 1
Total 38 38

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 19 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
Joey PendletonDemocraticKentucky State Senate District 3

Primary election

No candidates have this category yet.

Challengers who beat an incumbent

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

General election

CandidatePartyDistrict
Albert RobinsonRepublicanKentucky State Senate District 21
Chris GirdlerRepublicanKentucky State Senate District 15
Chris McDaniel (Kentucky)RepublicanKentucky State Senate District 23
Morgan McGarveyDemocraticKentucky State Senate District 19
Stan HumphriesRepublicanKentucky State Senate District 1
Whitney WesterfieldRepublicanKentucky State Senate District 3

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 Kentucky 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 Kentucky 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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Kentucky State House Election Results

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

Kentucky House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 58 55
     Republican Party 41 45
     Vacancy 1 0
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. Adam Koenig
  2. Addia Wuchner
  3. Arnold Simpson
  4. Bart Rowland
  5. Ben Waide
  6. Bob DeWeese
  7. Brent Yonts
  8. C.B. Embry, Jr.
  9. Carl Rollins, II
  10. Charles Miller
  11. Darryl Owens
  12. David Floyd
  13. David Osborne
  14. David Watkins
  15. Dennis Horlander
  16. Dennis Keene
  17. Derrick Graham
  18. Donna Mayfield
  19. Dwight Butler
  20. Fitz Steele
  21. Gregory Stumbo
  22. Hubert Collins
  23. James Glenn, Jr.
  24. Jeff Greer
  25. Jeffrey Hoover
  26. Jesse Crenshaw
  27. Jill York
  28. Jim DeCesare
  29. Jim Gooch, Jr.
  30. Jim Stewart, III
  31. Jim Wayne
  32. Jimmie Lee
  33. Jody Richards
  34. John Arnold, Jr.
  35. John Carney (Kentucky)
  36. John Short
  37. John Stacy (Kentucky)
  38. John Tilley
  39. Johnny Bell
  40. Joni Jenkins
  41. Joseph Fischer
  42. Julie Adams
  43. Keith Hall
  44. Kelly Flood
  45. Kevin Bratcher
  46. Kevin Sinnette
  47. Kim King
  48. Lawrence Clark
  49. Leslie Combs
  50. Linda Belcher
  51. Marie Rader
  52. Martha King
  53. Mary Lou Marzian
  54. Michael Meredith
  55. Mike Harmon
  56. Mike Nemes
  57. Mitchel Denham, Jr.
  58. Myron Dossett
  59. Regina Bunch
  60. Reginald Meeks
  61. Richard Henderson
  62. Rick Nelson
  63. Rick Rand
  64. Rita Smart
  65. Robert Damron
  66. Rocky Adkins
  67. Ronald Crimm
  68. Ruth Palumbo
  69. Ryan Quarles
  70. Sal Santoro
  71. Sannie Overly
  72. Sara Beth Gregory
  73. Stan Lee
  74. Steven Riggs
  75. Steven Rudy
  76. Susan Westrom
  77. Tanya Pullin
  78. Ted Edmonds
  79. Terry Mills
  80. Thomas Burch
  81. Thomas Kerr
  82. Thomas McKee
  83. Thomas Riner
  84. Thomas Turner
  85. Tim Couch
  86. Tim Moore, Kentucky Representative
  87. Tommy Thompson (Kentucky)
  88. W. Brad Montell
  89. Will Coursey
  90. Wilson Stone

Incumbents defeated

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

General election

CandidatePartyDistrict
Linda BelcherDemocraticKentucky House of Representatives, District 49
Mike NemesRepublicanKentucky House of Representatives, District 49
Ted EdmondsDemocraticKentucky House of Representatives District 91

Primary election

CandidatePartyDistrict
Wade HurtDemocraticKentucky House of Representatives District 37

Challengers who beat an incumbent

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

General election

CandidatePartyDistrict
Brian E. LinderRepublicanKentucky House of Representatives, District 61
David MeadeRepublicanKentucky House of Representatives, District 80
Denver "Denny" ButlerDemocraticKentucky House of Representatives, District 38
Diane St. OngeRepublicanKentucky House of Representatives, District 63
Gerald WatkinsDemocraticKentucky House of Representatives District 3
Jeffery M. DonohueDemocraticKentucky House of Representatives, District 37
Jonathan ShellRepublicanKentucky House of Representatives, District 36
Kenny ImesRepublicanKentucky House of Representatives, District 5
Lynn BechlerRepublicanKentucky House of Representatives District 4
Richard HeathRepublicanKentucky House of Representatives District 2
Robert J. Benvenuti IIIRepublicanKentucky House of Representatives District 88
Russell WebberRepublicanKentucky House of Representatives District 49
Toby HeraldRepublicanKentucky House of Representatives District 91

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 Kentucky House of Representatives:

Democratic

Republican

Open Seat Winners

The following will list 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 list all candidates elected to the Kentucky 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: