FL-Senate Class III Seat

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RaceTracker 2012 Congressional Election Dashboard
2012 House report  ยท 2012 Senate report
House: 435 seats Senate: 33 seats
GOP Dems Total GOP Dems Total
Confirmed primary challenges 5 2 7 5 5 10
Possible primary challenges 0 0 0 0 0 0
Open seats* 16 21 41 3 6 102
1. Includes Joe Lieberman, who is retiring from his Conn. senate seat.
This profile of Florida's Class III U.S. Senate seat, currently filled by Mel Martinez, is part of the RaceTracker project.



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Next election: 2016

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Race status [edit race status]


Incumbent: Mel Martinez
Incumbent running? Unconfirmed. [set incumbent status with form]
Primary challenge? Unknown. [set incumbent party with form]

Candidates [edit candidate list]
Links to names in blue have existing profiles, red links need someone to start one.

Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Mel Martinez Republican Source May 4, 2009 Has announced he will not seek re-election.
Charlie Crist Republican Confirmed candidate Source May 12, 2009
Connie Mack Republican Out Source April 2, 2009
Marco Rubio Republican Confirmed candidate Source May 5, 2009
Allen Boyd Democratic Out Source January 28, 2009
Bill McCollum Republican Out Source January 28, 2009
Kendrick Meek Democratic Confirmed candidate Source January 28, 2009
Dan Gelber Democratic Out Source May 30, 2009 Will run for State Attorney General
Alex Sink Democratic Out Source May 14, 2009 Will run for Governor
Jeb Bush Republican Out Source January 6, 2009
Robert Smith Republican Confirmed candidate Source June 9, 2009
Kevin Burns Democratic Confirmed candidate [Florida Division of Elections Source] May 20, 2009 Mayor of North Miami
George LeMieux Republican Unconfirmed incumbent (source needed) Appointed as interim placeholder
Jeff Greene Democratic Confirmed candidate Source August 24, 2010
Maurice Ferre Democratic Confirmed candidate Source August 24, 2010
Glenn Burkett Democratic Confirmed candidate Source August 24, 2010
William Escofferey Republican Confirmed candidate Source August 24, 2010
William Kogut Republican Confirmed candidate Source August 24, 2010

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Results [edit election results]

2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner
Kendrick Meek, Marco Rubio TBD

Last election: 2004

Incumbent: Bob Graham

Candidates

Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Mel Martinez Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed)
Betty Castor Democratic Confirmed candidate (source needed)

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Results

Primary winners: Mel Martinez, Betty Castor
General election winner: Mel Martinez

Articles and resources

See also

External articles

Elections.DailyKos posts tagged "FL-Sen" (link)

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