VT-Senate Class I 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 Vermont's Class I U.S. Senate seat, currently filled by Bernard Sanders, is part of the RaceTracker project.



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Next election: 2012

(Methodology)
Race status [edit race status]


Incumbent Bernard Sanders
Incumbent running? Yes
Primary challenge? No primary challenge for incumbent.
Cook Political Report Partisan Voting Index Non-competitive seat
Cook Political Report Race Classification Solid Democratic

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
Bernard Sanders Independent Confirmed candidate Source August 17, 2011
Jim Douglas Republican Potential candidate Source August 17, 2011 Douglas hasn't ruled it out, but he says it's "unlikely."
Brian Dubie Republican Potential candidate Source September 12, 2011 Former Lt. Gov.
Phil Scott Republican Potential candidate Source August 2, 2011
Tom Salmon Republican Out of race Source September 23, 2011 Running for re-election.
Mark Snelling Republican Potential candidate Source September 23, 2011
Thom Lauzon Republican Out of race Source December 21, 2011 Running for reelection of Barre's mayorship.
Randy Brock Republican Out of race Source April 25, 2012 Governor
John MacGovern Republican Confirmed candidate Source April 25, 2012 Former Mass. state senator
H. Brooke Paige Republican Confirmed candidate Source March 15, 2012
Cris Ericson Other Confirmed candidate Source April 25, 2012 United States Marijuana Party

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Results [edit election results]

2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner
TBD TBD

Last election: 2006

Incumbent: Jim Jeffords

Candidates

Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Bernard Sanders Independent Confirmed candidate (source needed)
Richard Tarrant Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed)

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Results

Primary winners: Richard Tarrant, Bernard Sanders
General election winner: Richard Tarrant

Articles and resources

See also

External articles

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

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