United States Senate elections in Wyoming, 2012

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Voters in Wyoming 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 June 1, 2012. The primary elections will be held on August 21, 2012.

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

Candidates

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican primary

Elections history

2008

On November 4, 2008, Mike Enzi won re-election to the U.S. Senate, defeating Chris Rothfuss (D).[1]

United States Senate General Election, Wyoming, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Enzi Incumbent 75.7% 189,046
     Democratic Chris Rothfuss 24.3% 60,631
Total Votes 249,677

John Barrasso won the 2008 special election to the U.S. Senate, defeating Nick Carter (D).[2]

U.S. Senate Special Election, Wyoming, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Barrasso Incumbent 73.4% 183,063
     Democrat Nick Carter 26.6% 66,202
Total Votes 249,265

See also




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