2012 Vermont Senate Race - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

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

General Election Candidates and Results
Vermont senate election - class or district 1
PercVotesPartyCandidate
71.1%208869IBeranrd Sanders
24.8%72835RJohn MacGovern
2%5931ICris Ericson
0.9%2544IPeter Moss
0.9%2522LUPeter Diamondstone
0.3%899ILaurel LaFramboise
Election Information for Vermont
Primary DateAugust 28, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentBernard Sanders
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionToss Up
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Vermont Senate Race - Primary Election Candidates

Democrats - Primary Election
Democrat senate Primary Election in Vermont - class or district 1
PercVotesCandidateViews
99%31423Bernard Sanders35
1%381Write-In0
Republicans - Primary Election
Republican senate Primary Election in Vermont - class or district 1
PercVotesCandidateViews
73%4721John MacGovern0
24%1582Brook Paige0
3%199Write-In0

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
February 29, 2012Last day to register to vote in the March 6, 2012 Presidential primary.
March 06, 2012Presidential Primary Date.
August 22, 2012Last day to register to vote in the August 28, 2012 primary election.
August 28, 2012Primary election date for the House, Senate and Governor.
October 31, 2012Last day to register to vote in the November 6, 2012 general election.
November 06, 2012General election date - House, Senate, and President on the ballot.

Past Election Results

Election Results for Senate seat class 1 in Vermont in 2012
Past Election Results - US Senate Seat Class 1 - Vermont
Bernard Sanders
66%
2006
32%
Rich Tarrant
Ed Flanagan
25%
2000
66%
James Jeffords
Jan Backus
41%
1994
50%
James M. Jeffords
Bill Gray
30%
1988
68%
James M. Jeffords
James A. Guest
47%
1982
50%
Robert T. Stafford