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Parents > United States > Indiana > Senate Class I
OfficeSenate
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 2012 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 06, 2012 - 05:00am Central
Polls Close November 06, 2012 - 05:00pm Central
Term Start January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2019 - 12:00pm
Turnout 39.48% Total Population
ContributorJ.R.
Last ModifiedRBH November 30, 2012 09:06pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description Write-in candidates
James L. Johnson, Jr (Workers World) and Amy J. Willis (Independent)
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/2006
NameRichard Lugar Votes1,171,553 (87.36%)
Term01/03/2007 - 01/03/2013 Margin1,002,733 (+74.77%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/06/2018
NameMike Braun Votes1,158,000 (50.73%)
Term01/03/2019 - 01/03/2025 Margin134,447 (+5.89%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 08, 2012 IN US Senate - R Primary Richard Mourdock
R 661,606
May 08, 2012 IN US Senate - D Primary Joe Donnelly
D 207,715
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
01/04/2009 11/06/2012
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Richard Mourdock 12 7 9 6
Joe Donnelly 44 3 ----
Leaning Call: Richard Mourdock (60.63%)
Weighted Call: Joe Donnelly (79.32%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

03/26/2012 11/03/2012

CANDIDATES
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Name Rep. Joe Donnelly Treasurer Richard Mourdock Andrew Horning (W) James L. Johnson, Jr. (W) Amy J. Willis  
PartyDemocratic Republican Libertarian Workers Peace and Love Independent  
Campaign Logo  
Certified Votes1,281,181 (50.04%) 1,133,621 (44.28%) 145,282 (5.68%) 15 (0.00%) 3 (0.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -147,560 (-5.76%) -1,135,899 (-44.37%) -1,281,166 (-50.04%) -1,281,178 (-50.04%)  
Predict Avg.47.08% 48.58% 3.98% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 6/30 $1,382,323.00 6/30 $890,796.00 $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 00/00/2012 00/00/2011 00/00/2012 -- --  
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MATCHUP POLLS (25 from 11 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg45.15%-- 41.34%-- 5.11%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
YouGov 
10/31/12-11/03/12
47.00% 6.0 45.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
11/01/12-11/01/12
45.00% 3.0 42.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
McLaughlin & Associates (R) 
10/29/12-10/30/12
44.00% -- 45.00% 1.0 4.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Global Strategy Group (D) 
10/28/12-10/30/12
43.00% 3.0 36.00% 2.0 9.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Howey/DePauw 
10/28/12-10/30/12
47.00% 7.0 36.00% 2.0 6.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Pharos Research Group 
10/26/12-10/28/12
47.00% 0.9 46.00% 0.4 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
R Spen
LBT Smart
Laf-W Craverguy
LBT Jed
D TX_Progressive
 


EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
10/21/2012 Richard Mourdock TVAd Endorsement eng Romney  00:00:30 RP 
10/16/2012 vs Richard Mourdock TVAd Attack eng Richard Mourdock: We Need Zealots In Washington  00:00:30 Progressive Scot 
10/05/2012 vs Richard Mourdock TVAd Attack eng Richard Mourdock's Extreme Plan to Eliminate the Department of Education  00:00:30 RP 
10/02/2012 Richard Mourdock vs Joe Donnelly TVAd Attack eng Jobs  00:00:30 RP 
10/02/2012 vs Joe Donnelly TVAd Attack eng YES  00:00:34 RP 
09/28/2012 vs Richard Mourdock TVAd Attack eng Stand Together  00:00:35 RP 
09/27/2012 vs Richard Mourdock TVAd Attack eng Richard Mourdock Thinks The Tea Party Plan To End Medicare Doesn't Go Far Enough   00:00:31 RP 
09/25/2012 Joe Donnelly vs Richard Mourdock TVAd Contrast eng Middle  00:00:30 RP 
09/21/2012 Richard Mourdock vs Joe Donnelly TVAd Attack eng Dad  00:00:30 RP 
09/20/2012 vs Joe Donnelly TVAd Attack eng Pressure  00:00:33 RP 
09/19/2012 vs Joe Donnelly TVAd Attack eng Agenda  00:00:33 RP 
09/18/2012 vs Richard Mourdock TVAd Attack eng Richard Mourdock Would Inflict His Radical Ideas On All Of Us   00:00:31 RP 
09/10/2012 Joe Donnelly vs Richard Mourdock TVAd Attack eng Don't Agree   00:00:30 RP 
09/05/2012 Richard Mourdock vs Joe Donnelly TVAd Mixed eng Better Off?   00:00:31 RP 
09/05/2012 vs Richard Mourdock TVAd Attack eng Center Forward  00:00:30 RP 
09/05/2012 vs Joe Donnelly TVAd Attack eng Typical  00:00:30 RP 
08/28/2012 Richard Mourdock TVAd Endorsement eng Teammate   00:00:31 RP 
08/27/2012 Joe Donnelly TVAd Biography eng Home  00:00:30 RP 
08/21/2012 vs Richard Mourdock TVAd Attack eng Unconstitutional  00:00:31 RP 
07/25/2012 TVAd Mixed eng Road Rage  00:00:31 RP 
06/14/2012 Joe Donnelly TVAd Contrast eng Inflict  00:00:30 Homegrown Democrat 
05/09/2012 vs Richard Mourdock TVAd Attack eng Extreme  00:01:10 RP 
02/14/2012 Richard Mourdock TVAd Attack eng Earmarks   00:00:30 RP 
07/21/2011 Richard Mourdock Web Only Ad Attack eng Dick Lugar: Just Wrong  00:00:00 Jason 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Dec 11, 2012 08:00pm News Mourdock blames loss on 'liberal media'  Article Servo 
Oct 23, 2012 07:00pm News Mourdock: Rape Pregnancies ‘Something That God Intended to Happen’  Article TX DEM 
Sep 27, 2012 11:00pm Analysis The Fix: Indiana Senate race moves to ‘tossup’  Article COSDem 
Aug 01, 2012 06:25pm Oops Oops! Republicans follow judge, not candidate  Article RP 
Jun 22, 2012 10:20am General Oops! Mourdock responds to health-care ruling -- before it's issued  Article Homegrown Democrat 
May 27, 2012 03:45pm General Richard Lugar won't campaign for fellow Republican Richard Mourdock  Article Homegrown Democrat 

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