2012 Missouri Senate Race - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results
This page displays the information for the Missouri 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 Missouri Senate Race - General Election Candidates
General Election Candidates and Results
Election Information for Missouri
|Primary Date||August 07, 2012|
|General Date||November 06, 2012|
|Incumbent Status||Seeking Re-election|
|Election Projection||Solid Democrat|
|Presidential Election||2012 Election|
Senator McCaskill will face the winner of a broad class of candidates from the Republican side. Missouri has been a tossup for Senators since 2000, and Senator McCaskill won with just 50% of the vote in 2006, a time when Democrats were much more favored than 2012.
Senator McCaskill is not facing a primary challenger. There are a total of 8 candidates running for the Republican Senate nomination including current Congressman Todd Akin, Former State Treasurer and former State Senator Sarah Steelman, Businessman John Brunner, former Marine Jerry Beck, and Mark Memoly. There have been several debates that include various candidates in the Republican primary, some of which we have below.