2012 Rhode Island Senate Race - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

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

General Election Candidates and Results
Rhode Island senate election - class or district 1
PercVotesPartyCandidate
65%254718DSheldon Whitehouse
35%137056RBarry Hinckley
Election Information for Rhode Island
Primary DateSeptember 11, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentSheldon Whitehouse
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionSolid Democrat
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Rhode Island Senate Race - Primary Election Candidates

Democrats - Primary Election
 
Democrat senate Primary Election in Rhode Island - class or district 1
PercVotesCandidateViews
100%60223Sheldon Whitehouse30
Republicans - Primary Election
 
Republican senate Primary Election in Rhode Island - class or district 1
PercVotesCandidateViews
100%6890Barry Hinckley0

Past Election Results

Election Results for Senate seat class 1 in Rhode Island in 2006
Past Election Results - US Senate Seat Class 1 - Rhode Island
Sheldon Whitehouse
54%
2006
46%
Lincoln Chafee
Robert Weygand
41%
2000
57%
Lincoln Chafee
Linda Kushner
35%
1994
65%
John Chafee
Richard A Licht
45%
1988
55%
John H. Chaffee
Julius C. Michaelson
49%
1982
51%
John H. Chafee