2012 Wisconsin Senate Race - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

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

General Election Candidates and Results
Wisconsin senate election - class or district 1
PercVotesPartyCandidate
51.5%1544274DTammy Baldwin
45.9%1377253RTommy Thompson
2.1%61904LJoseph Kexel
0.5%16326INimrod Allen
Election Information for Wisconsin
Primary DateAugust 14, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentHerbert Kohl
Incumbent StatusNot Seeking Re-election
Election ProjectionSolid Democrat
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Wisconsin Senate Race - Primary Election Candidates

Democrats - Primary Election
 
Democrat senate Primary Election in Wisconsin - class or district 1
PercVotesCandidateViews
100%1Tammy Baldwin36
Republicans - Primary Election
Republican senate Primary Election in Wisconsin - class or district 1
PercVotesCandidateViews
34%197772Tommy Thompson5
31%179631Eric Hovde9
23%132810Mark Neumann15
12%71906Jeff Fitzgerald8
0%0John Schiess11
0%0Frank Lasse0
0%0Kip Smith8

Debates

DatePartyDebateParticipants
September 29, 2012R, DWisconsin Broadcaster Association DebateTammy Baldwin, Tommy Thompson
April 11, 2012RWisconsin Reporter/Waukesha County DebateJeff Fitzgerald, Eric Hovde, Mark Neumann, Kip Smith.

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
March 13, 2012Last day to register to vote by mail for teh April 4, 2012 primary.
March 30, 2012Last day to register to vote in person for the April 4, 2012 primary. You may register the day of the election at the poll if you have ID.
April 03, 2012Presidential Caucus day
July 24, 2012Last day to register to vote by mail for the August 14, 2012 primary.
August 10, 2012Last day to register to vote in person for the August 14, 2012 primay. You may register the day of the election at the poll if you have ID.
August 14, 2012Primary election date for House and Senate.
October 16, 2012Last day to register to vote by mail for the November 6, 2012 general election.
November 02, 2012Last day to register to vote in person for the November 6, 2012 general election. You may register the day of the election at the poll if you have ID.
November 06, 2012General election date - House, Senate, and President on the ballot.

Past Election Results

Election Results for Senate seat class 1 in Wisconsin in 2012
Past Election Results - US Senate Seat Class 1 - Wisconsin
Herb Kohl
67%
2006
29%
Robert Gerald Lorge
Herb Kohl
62%
2000
37%
John Gillespie
Herb Kohl
58%
1994
41%
Robert T. Welch
Herbert H. Kohl
52%
1988
48%
Susan Engeleiter
William Proxmire
64%
1982
34%
Scott McCallum