2012 California Senate Race - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the California senate race. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 California Senate Race - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
California senate election - class or district 1
PercVotesPartyCandidate
61.4%5622226DDianne Feinstein
38.6%3537919RElizabeth Emken
Election Information for California
Primary DateJune 05, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentDianne Feinstein
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionSolid Democrat
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 California Senate Race - Primary Election Candidates

Primary Election (All Parties)
 senate Primary Election in California - class or district 1
PercVotesPartyCandidateViews
53%1801422DDianne Feinstein41
13%454937RElizabeth Emken8
7%243934RDan Hughes4
4%120931RRick Williams9
3%113563ROrly Taitz9
3%107097RDennis Jackson6
2%82663RAl Ramirez6
2%74358DDiane Stewart4
2%72849DMike Strimling0
2%57121DDavid Levitt9
2%56869ROscar Braun0
1%44021RRobert Lauten2
1%38422DColleen Shea Fernald1
1%30928RDonald Krampe0
1%22896RJohn Boruff9
1%21988RDirk Konopik13
1%20090DNak Shah0
1%17114RRogelio Gloria3
0%16552RNachum Shifren3

Debates

DatePartyDebateParticipants
March 12, 2012RRedding Senate DebateOscar Braun, Don Grundmann, Rabbi Shifren

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
May 21, 2012Last day to register to vote in the June 5, 2012 primary election.
June 05, 2012Primary election date for the President, House, and Senate.
November 06, 2012General election date - House, Senate, and President on the ballot.

Past Election Results

Election Results for Senate seat class 1 in California in 2012
Past Election Results - US Senate Seat Class 1 - California
Dianne Feinstein
59%
2006
35%
Richard Mountjoy
Dianne Feinstein
56%
2000
37%
Tom Campbell
Dianne Feinstein
47%
1994
45%
Michael Huffington
Dianne Fienstein
54%
1992
38%
John Seymour
Leo McCarthy
44%
1988
53%
Pete Wilson
Edmund G. Brown
45%
1982
52%
Pete Wilson