2012 Washington Senate Race - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results
This page displays the information for the Washington 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 Washington Senate Race - General Election Candidates
|Primary Date||August 07, 2012|
|General Date||November 06, 2012|
|Incumbent Status||Seeking Re-election|
|Election Projection||Solid Democrat|
|Presidential Election||2012 Election|
2012 Washington Senate Race - Primary Election Candidates
Description of Election
Senator Cantwell is facing only one opponent in the primary race. While Mr Wilson has put forward position statements and is actively running for office, the likelihood of beating the incumbent Senator Cantwell isn't likely.
On the Republican side, State Senator and former State Department official Michael Baumgartner is facing medical doctor Art Coday. Dr Coday has put forth a number of statements expressing his position on a several issues ranging from foreign policy to civil liberty. State Senator Baumgartner has put forward fewer statements and been less expresive in those statements than Dr Coday. However, the name recognition State Senator Baumgartner enjoys in the state may give him enough power to win the election.
|July 09, 2012||Last day to register to vote by mail and online for the August 7, 2012 primary.|
|July 30, 2012||Last day to register to vote in person if not already register in the state for the August 7, 2012 primary.|
|August 07, 2012||Primary election date for the House and Senate.|
|October 08, 2012||Last day to register to vote by mail and online for the November 6, 2012 general election.|
|October 29, 2012||Last day to register to vote in person if not already register in the state for the November 6, 2012 general election.|
|November 06, 2012||General election date - House, Senate, and President on the ballot.|