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{{Mselecbanner12}}{{MsUSsen2012toc}}Voters in [[Mississippi]] will '''elect one member to the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]]''' in the [[United States Congress elections, 2012|November 6, 2012 elections]].
 
{{Mselecbanner12}}{{MsUSsen2012toc}}Voters in [[Mississippi]] will '''elect one member to the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]]''' in the [[United States Congress elections, 2012|November 6, 2012 elections]].
  
The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run is January 13, 2012. The primary elections will be held on March 13, 2012.  
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The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run is January 13, 2012. The primary elections were held on March 13, 2012.  
  
 
The election will fill the Class 1 Senate seat, which is currently held by [[Roger Wicker]] (R). First appointed to the [[U.S. Senate]] in 2007, Wicker is running for re-election in [[United States Senate elections, 2012|2012]].
 
The election will fill the Class 1 Senate seat, which is currently held by [[Roger Wicker]] (R). First appointed to the [[U.S. Senate]] in 2007, Wicker is running for re-election in [[United States Senate elections, 2012|2012]].

Revision as of 10:56, 18 March 2012


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2012 U.S. Senate Elections in Mississippi

CandidatesPollsElection History

November 6 Election Winner:
Roger Wicker Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Roger Wicker Republican Party
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Cook Political Report Race Rating
     Solid R (Prior to election)

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Voters in Mississippi will elect one member to the U.S. Senate in the November 6, 2012 elections.

The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run is January 13, 2012. The primary elections were held on March 13, 2012.

The election will fill the Class 1 Senate seat, which is currently held by Roger Wicker (R). First appointed to the U.S. Senate in 2007, Wicker is running for re-election in 2012.

Candidates

General election candidates

Democratic Party Albert N. Gore
Republican Party Roger Wicker Incumbent
Libertarian Party Thomas Cramer
Green Party Shawn O'Hara


March 6, 2012 primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican primary

Libertarian Party Constitution Primary

Green Party Reform Primary

Race rating

Cook Political Report

Each month the Cook Political Report releases race ratings for President, U.S. Senate, U.S. House (competitive only) and Governors. There are seven possible designations: [5]

     Solid Democratic
     Likely Democratic
     Lean Democratic

     Tossup

     Lean Republican
     Likely Republican
     Solid Republican

Cook Political Report Race Rating -- Mississippi Senate
Month Rating
March 1, 2012[6]     
January 26, 2012[7]     
December 22, 2011[8]     
December 1, 2011[9]     

Election history

2008

On November 4, 2008, Roger Wicker won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Ronnie Musgrove (I) in the general election to fill an unexpired term.[10]

U.S. Senate General Election, Mississippi, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRoger Wicker Incumbent 55% 683,409
     Independent Ronnie Musgrove 45% 560,064
Total Votes 1,243,473

On November 4, 2008, Thad Cochran won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Erik Fleming (D) in the general election.[11]

U.S. Senate General Election, Mississippi, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngThad Cochran Incumbent 61.4% 766,111
     Democratic Erik Fleming 38.6% 480,915
Total Votes 1,247,026

See also

References