2012 Maine Senate Race - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the Maine 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 Maine Senate Race - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
Maine senate election - class or district 1
PercVotesPartyCandidate
53%348866NFAngus King
30.7%201866RCharles Summers
13.1%86354DCynthia Dill
1.5%9754ISteve Woods
0.9%5987NFAndrew Dodge
0.8%5482NFDanny Dalton
Election Information for Maine
Primary DateJune 12, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentOlympia Snowe
Incumbent StatusNot Seeking Re-election
Election ProjectionToss Up
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Maine Senate Race - Primary Election Candidates

Democrats - Primary Election
Democrat senate Primary Election in Maine - class or district 1
PercVotesCandidateViews
44%22975Cynthia Dill9
36%18568Matt Dunlap7
12%6366Jon Hinck1
8%3998Benjamin Pollard5
Republicans - Primary Election
Republican senate Primary Election in Maine - class or district 1
PercVotesCandidateViews
29%20615Charles Summers4
23%15979Bruce Poliquin9
18%12551Rick Bennett7
11%7729Scott D\'Amboise13
10%6878William Schneider0
9%6303Debra Plowman2

Debates

DatePartyDebateParticipants
September 13, 2012R, D, IE2Tech DebateCynthia Dill, Charles Summers, Angus King
May 14, 2012RValues ForumRick Bennett, Bruce Poliquin, Debra Plowman, Scott D'Ambroise
May 11, 2012DLeague of Young Voters DebateCynthia Dill, Matt Dunlap, Jon Hinck, Ben Pollard
March 31, 2012DPortland Club DebateCynthia Dill, Matt Dunlap, Jon Hinck, Ben Pollard

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
February 04, 2012Presidential Caucus.
June 12, 2012Primary election date for the House and Senate. There is no deadline to register to vote.
November 06, 2012General election date - House, Senate, and President on the ballot.

Past Election Results

Election Results for Senate seat class 1 in Maine in 2012
Past Election Results - US Senate Seat Class 1 - Maine
Jean Hay Bright
21%
2006
74%
Olympia Snowe
Mark Lawrence
31%
2000
69%
Olympia Snow
Thomas H. Andrews
36%
1994
60%
Olympia J. Snowe
George J. Mitchell
81%
1988
19%
Jasper S. Wyman
George J. Mitchell
61%
1982
39%
David F. Emery