2012 Nevada Senate Race - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

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

General Election Candidates and Results
Nevada senate election - class or district 1
PercVotesPartyCandidate
45.9%456640RDean Heller
44.7%444513DShelley Berkley
4.9%48558IDavid Vanderbeek
4.5%44907NAOther
Election Information for Nevada
Primary DateJune 12, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentDean Heller
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionSolid Republican
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Nevada Senate Race - Primary Election Candidates

Democrats - Primary Election
Democrat senate Primary Election in Nevada - class or district 1
PercVotesCandidateViews
79%62055Shelley Berkley38
5%4208Nancy Price14
5%3998Steve Brown7
5%3635Write-In0
3%2489Barry Ellsworth6
2%1713Louis Macias2
Republicans - Primary Election
Republican senate Primary Election in Nevada - class or district 1
PercVotesCandidateViews
86%88923Dean Heller38
5%5352Sherry Brooks0
3%3355Write-In0
3%2625Eddie Hamilton1
2%2295Richard Charles0
0%512Carlo Poliak0

Debates

DatePartyDebateParticipants
September 27, 2012R, DNevada Votes KNPB PBS DebateShelley Berkley, Dean Heller

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
February 04, 2012Presidential Primary.
May 12, 2012Last day to mail in a form to register to vote by mail.
May 22, 2012Last day to register to vote in person for the June 12, 2012 primary election. In person registration begins on May 13.
June 12, 2012Primary election date for the House and the Senate.
October 16, 2012Last day to register to vote for the November 6, 2012 general election. In person registration opens on Oct 7.
November 06, 2012General election date - House, Senate, and President on the ballot.

Past Election Results

Election Results for Senate seat class 1 in Nevada in 2012
Past Election Results - US Senate Seat Class 1 - Nevada
Jack Carter
42%
2006
56%
John Ensign
Ed Bernstein
40%
2000
55%
John Ensign
Richard H. Bryan
51%
1994
41%
Hal Furman
James H. Bilbray
51%
1988
47%
Lucille Lusk
Howard Cannon
49%
1982
51%
Chic Hecht