IN-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 Indiana's Class I U.S. Senate seat, currently filled by Richard Lugar, is part of the RaceTracker project.


Next election: 2012

Race status [edit race status]

Incumbent Richard Lugar
Incumbent running? Yes
Primary challenge? Incumbent has primary challenger.
Cook Political Report Partisan Voting Index Non-competitive seat
Cook Political Report Race Classification Non-competitive seat

Candidates [edit candidate list]
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Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Richard Lugar Republican Confirmed candidate Source November 15, 2010
Joe Donnelly Democratic Confirmed candidate Source May 9, 2011 Current U.S. Rep.
Robert Mourdock Republican Confirmed candidate Source February 22, 2011 Current Indiana State Treasurer.
Mike Delph Republican Out of race Source September 23, 2011

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Results [edit election results]

2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner

Last election: 2006

Incumbent: Richard Lugar


Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Richard Lugar Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed)
Steve Osborn Libertarian Confirmed candidate (source needed)

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Primary winners: Richard Lugar, Steve Osborn
General election winner: Richard Lugar

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External articles

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

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