United States Senate elections in Virginia, 2012
Tossup (Prior to election)
The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run is March 29, 2012. The primary elections will be held on June 12, 2012.
- George Allen: Former senator and governor.
- E.W. Jackson Sr.: Bishop
- Jamie Radtke: Virginia Tea Party leader
- Bob Marshall
Cook Political Report
|Cook Political Report Race Rating -- Virginia Senate|
|March 1, 2012|
|January 26, 2012|
|December 22, 2011|
|December 1, 2011|
Sabato's Crystal Ball
The University of Virginia's Center for Politics published an article called Sabato's Crystal Ball on March 22, 2012 detailing the 8 races in the Senate in 2012 that will decide the political fate of which party will end up with control in 2013. The seat rated a toss-up that Sabato's Crystal Ball believes is most likely to depend on the outcome of the Presidential election in November is the Senate seat in Virginia. According to the article, "outcome of this race will largely be determined by which party claims Virginia’s 13 electoral votes in November."
|U.S. Senate, Virginia, 2006|
|Democratic||James H. "Jim" Webb||49.6%||1,175,606|
|Republican||George Allen Incumbent||49.2%||1,166,277|
|Independent||Glenda Gail Parker||1.1%||26,102|
- United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia, 2012
- United States Senate elections, 2012
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