TX-Senate Class I Seat

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2012 House report  ยท 2012 Senate report
House: 435 seats Senate: 33 seats
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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 Texas's Class I U.S. Senate seat, currently filled by Kay Bailey Hutchison, is part of the RaceTracker project.



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Next election: 2012

(Methodology)
Race status [edit race status]


Incumbent: Kay Bailey Hutchison
Incumbent running? No
Primary challenge? N/a

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
Kay Bailey Hutchison Republican Out of race Source August 23, 2008
David Dewhurst Republican Confirmed candidate Source August 23, 2008 Current TX Lt. Governor
Tom Leppert Republican Confirmed candidate Source August 23, 2008 Former Dallas mayor.
Michael McCaul Republican Out of race Source October 26, 2011 Current U.S. Rep. for TX-10.
Elizabeth Ames Jones Republican Out of race Source November 7, 2011 Current Texas Railroad Commissioner. Withdrew to run for state senate.
Ted Cruz Republican Confirmed candidate Source August 23, 2011 Former Solicitor General
Ricardo Sanchez Democratic Confirmed candidate Source December 19, 2011 Retired U.S. general.
Nicholas Lampson Democratic Out of race Source April 2, 2012 Former U.S. Representative. Now running in TX-14
Dan Patrick Republican Out of race Source September 8, 2011 State Senator
Michael Williams Republican Out of race Source June 23, 2011 Former Texas Railroad Commissioner
Roger Williams Republican Out of race Source June 28, 2011 Former Texas Secretary of State/car dealer.
Paul Sadler Democratic Confirmed candidate Source February 21, 2012 Former state rep.
Glenn Addison Republican Confirmed candidate Source April 25, 2012
Joe Agris Republican Confirmed candidate Source April 25, 2012
Curt Cleaver Republican Confirmed candidate Source April 25, 2012
Ben Gambini Republican Confirmed candidate Source April 25, 2012
Charles Holcomb Republican Confirmed candidate Source December 12, 2011
Craig James Republican Confirmed candidate Source April 25, 2012
Lela Pittenger Republican Confirmed candidate Source April 25, 2012
Addie Dainell Allen Democratic Confirmed candidate Source April 25, 2012

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Results [edit election results]

2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner
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Last election: 2006

Incumbent: Kay Bailey Hutchison

Candidates

Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Kay Bailey Hutchison Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed)
Barbara Ann Radnofsky Democratic Confirmed candidate (source needed)

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Results

Primary winners: Kay Bailey Hutchison, Barbara Ann Radnofsky
General election winner: Kay Bailey Hutchison

Articles and resources

See also

External articles

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

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