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Senate Class I

Race Type

General Election

Filing Deadline

6/1/2012 12:00 pm

Polls Open

11/6/2012 5:00 am

Polls Close

11/6/2012 7:00 pm

Term Starts

1/3/2013 12:00 pm

Term Ends

1/3/2019 12:00 pm

Database Record

Posted 11/17/2008, Updated 11/29/2012

Table

Click here for a table of all races for this office


PREVIOUS ELECTION

Election date

11/7/2006

Term

2007-2013

Winner

Olympia Snowe

Party

Republican *

Votes

402,598

Percent

74.01%


NEXT ELECTION

 

Election date

11/6/2018

Term

2019-2025

Winner

 

Party

 

Votes

 

Percent

 


PRIMARIES

6/12/2012

ME US Senate - D Primary

Cynthia Dill

6/12/2012

ME US Senate - R Primary

Charles E. "Charlie" Summers


NARRATIVE

Party labels Dalton: "Non-party" Dodge: "Independent for Liberty" King: "Independent for Maine" Woods: "Independent"


DEBATES

EVENTS

POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENTS

Title

Candidate

Against Candidate

Category

Ad Tone

Video Start Date

Americans Elect spot for King

Angus King

 

TVAd

Biography

10/5/2012

Charlie Summers Understands

Charles E. "Charlie" Summers

 

TVAd

Biography

9/26/2012

Neighbors Say

Angus King

 

TVAd

Defend

9/24/2012

Smooth Operator

 

Angus King

TVAd

Attack

9/21/2012

Mainers Know

 

Angus King

TVAd

Attack

9/18/2012

Godzilla and The Real Angus King

Angus King

 

TVAd

Defend

9/13/2012

Meet Charlie Summers

Charles E. "Charlie" Summers

 

TVAd

Biography

9/4/2012

FeelGood 1

Cynthia Dill

Angus King

TVAd

Contrast

8/24/2012

Mainers Know

 

Angus King

TVAd

Attack

7/26/2012


NEWS

Date

Category

Headline

10/8/2012 12:00 pm

News

In fiercely proud Maine, state's 6 US Senate candidates can't call it their birthplace

8/24/2012 8:00 am

Strategy

GOP-Led PAC Funds TV Ad Promoting Maine Democrat [Dill]

6/19/2012 5:00 am

News

Maine candidate: Don't assume party affiliation

4/29/2012 11:00 am

Analysis

Snowe’s retirement leaves Senate Dems with tough decision

3/16/2012 11:00 am

Editorial

The 100th Senator

3/9/2012 1:00 pm

Speculative

Angus King's ransom: Which side would he join in Senate?

3/8/2012 12:35 am

General

Democrats likely to give King unofficial nod

3/7/2012 11:00 am

Announcement

Pingree won't run for U.S. Senate

3/5/2012 11:00 am

News

Former Maine Governor Angus King to announce Senate run

2/29/2012 4:00 pm

Election Guide

Angus King considering run for Snowe's Senate seat

2/28/2012 6:00 pm

Analysis

Snowe’s Decision Shakes Senate Landscape

11/2/2011 11:45 am

General

Olympia Snowe's Reign of Moderate Terror May Continue


DISCUSSION

MAP OF THIS ELECTION

 


CERTIFIED RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

Gov. Angus King
(Independent)
Announced 3/5/2012

370,580
52.89%

 

Secretary of State Charles E. "Charlie" Summers
(Republican)
Announced 11/30/2011

215,399
30.74%

 

 

St. Sen. Cynthia Dill
(Democratic)
Announced 12/31/2011

92,900
13.26%

 

 

Stephen M. Woods
(Independent)
Announced 11/30/2011

10,289
1.47%

 

 

Danny Francis Dalton
(Nonpartisan)
Announced 11/30/2011

5,807
0.83%

 

 

Andrew Ian Dodge
(Liberty)
Announced 11/30/2011

5,624
0.80%

 

Source for election returns: http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/prior12-13.htm#nov


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