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United States House of Representatives elections in Colorado, 2012

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The 2012 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Colorado will take place on November 6, 2012. Voters will elect seven candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's seven congressional districts.

The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run is April 2, 2012. The primary elections will be held on June 26, 2012.

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 6 election, the Republican Party holds four of the seven Congressional seats from Colorado.

Members of the U.S. House from Colorado -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 3 3
     Republican Party 4 4
Total 7 7

Candidates

Colorado's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Diana DeGetteGreen check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Danny Stroud
Libertarian Party Frank Atwood
Green Party Gary Swing
Independent Thomas Henry Juniel


June 26, 2012 primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary


Green Party Green Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Primary

Independent Third Party Primary

Colorado's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Jared PolisGreen check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Kevin Lundberg
Libertarian Party Randy Luallin
Green Party Susan Hall


June 26, 2012 primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Primary

Green Party Green Party Primary

Colorado's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Sal Pace
Republican Party Scott TiptonGreen check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Gregory Gilman
Independent Tisha Casida
Independent Morgan West
Independent Jaime McMillan


June 26, 2012 primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Primary

Independent Independent candidates

Colorado's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Brandon Shaffer
Republican Party Cory GardnerGreen check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Josh Gilliland
Constitution Party Doug Aden


June 26, 2012 primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Candidate

Constitution Party American Constitution Party Primary

Colorado's 5th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Republican Party Doug LambornGreen check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Jim Pirtle
Independent Dave Anderson
Constitution Party Kenneth R. Harvell
Green Party Misha Luzov
Republican Party George Allen Cantrell
Note: Cantrell is running in the general election as a write-in candidate.[14]


June 26, 2012 primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

  • No candidates filed.

Republican Party Republican Primary

Note: The following candidates withdrew prior to the primary: Douglas Bergeron

Libertarian Party Libertarian Primary

Green Party Green Party Primary

Independent Independent Candidate

Constitution Party American Constitution Party Primary

Colorado's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Joe Miklosi
Republican Party Mike CoffmanGreen check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Patrick Provost
Independent Kathy Polhemus


June 26, 2012 primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Primary

Independent Third Party Primary

Colorado's 7th Congressional District elections, 2012

General election candidates

Democratic Party Ed PerlmutterGreen check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Joe Coors, Jr.
Constitution Party Douglas Campbell
Libertarian Party Buck Bailey


June 26, 2012 primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Party Primary

Constitution Party American Constitution Party Primary


See also

References

  1. Colorado Secretary of State "2012 Candidate List"]
  2. Colorado Secretary of State "2012 Candidate List"]
  3. Colorado Secretary of State "2012 Candidate List"]
  4. Daily Camera "U.S. Rep. Jared Polis to launch re-election campaign in Boulder," accessed March 10, 2012
  5. 5.0 5.1 Colorado Statesman "Weissmann announces GOP candidate in CD 2," February 20, 2012
  6. Colorado Secretary of State "2012 Candidate List"
  7. Colorado Secretary of State "2012 Candidate List"
  8. "Colorado Rep. Pace to challenge Tipton in 3rd District," AspenTimes.com, May 31, 2011
  9. Steamboat Today "Congressman Scott Tipton to visit Yampa Valley on Saturday," accessed March 10, 2012
  10. "Pace running for 3rd Congressional District," Chieftain.com, June 1, 2011
  11. Email submission to Ballotpedia, May 28, 2012
  12. Colorado Secretary of State Candidate List (accessed September 5, 2012)
  13. "Shaffer: I will run for Congress," TimesCall.com, July 4, 2011
  14. Colorado Secretary of State "2012 Candidate List"
  15. denverpost.com, "Colorado Springs U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn announces re-election bid," January 22, 2012
  16. Colorado Secretary of State "2012 Candidate List"
  17. themountainmail.com, "Anderson runs for Congress," November 8, 2011
  18. www.sos.state.co.us, "Unofficial Candidate List - 2012 Primary Election," April 6, 2012
  19. "Video: Not your average Joe launches congressional campaign," denverpost.com, July 29, 2011
  20. Colorado Secretary of State "2012 Candidate List"
  21. [Colorado Secretary of State "2012 Candidate List"
  22. The Colorado Independent, "Coors launches less government, more god congressional campaign," January 31, 2012
  23. [http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/Candidates/files/2012GeneralListUnofficial.pdf Colorado Secretary of State "2012 Candidate List"