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United States House of Representatives election in Wyoming, 2012

United States House of Representatives Election in Wyoming, 2012

November 6, 2012

 
Nominee Cynthia Lummis Chris Henrichsen
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 166,452 57,573
Percentage 68.9% 23.8%

U.S. Representative before election

Cynthia Lummis
Republican

Elected U.S. Representative

Cynthia Lummis
Republican

The 2012 United States House of Representatives election in Wyoming was held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 and re-elected Cynthia Lummis as the U.S. Representative from the state's at-large congressional district. The election coincided with the elections of other federal and state offices, including a quadrennial presidential election and an election to the U.S. Senate. A primary election was held on August 21, 2012.[1]

Republican nomination

Candidates

Primary results

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cynthia Lummis 73,153 98.1%
Republican Write-in 1,393 1.9%
Totals 74,546 100%

Democratic nomination

Candidates

Primary results

Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chris Henrichsen 16,259 98.9%
Democratic Write-in 177 1.1%
Totals 16,436 100%

General election

Candidates

General Election Results

Wyoming's At-large congressional district election, 2012[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cynthia Lummis (inc.) 166,452 68.89%
Democratic Chris Henrichsen 57,573 23.83%
Libertarian Richard Brubaker 8,442 3.49%
Constitution Daniel Clyde Cummings 4,963 2.05%
Country Party Don Wills 3,775 1.56%
Write-ins 416 0.17%
Totals 241,621 100.00%
Republican hold

References

  1. ^ "2012 Key Election Dates".  
  2. ^ a b Pelzer, Jeremy (March 21, 2012). "Casper College professor launches congressional campaign".  
  3. ^ a b "Statewide Candidates Official Summary".  
  4. ^ Reed, Martin (May 2, 2012). "Two Libertarians from Riverton file in 2012 elections". The Riverton Ranger. Retrieved May 7, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Casper doctor is Wyoming Constitution Party candidate".  
  6. ^ Brown, Trevor (August 28, 2012). "Country Party candidate seeks U.S. House seat".  
  7. ^ http://soswy.state.wy.us/Elections/Docs/2012/Results/General/2012_Statewide_Candidates_Summary.pdf

External links

  • Elections Division at the Wyoming Secretary of State
  • United States House of Representatives elections in Wyoming, 2012 at Ballotpedia
  • Wyoming U.S. House from OurCampaigns.com
  • Campaign contributions for U.S. Congressional races in Wyoming from OpenSecrets.org
  • Outside spending at the Sunlight Foundation
Campaign websites
  • Chris Henrichsen campaign website
  • Cynthia Lummis campaign website
Preceded by
2010 elections
United States House election in Wyoming
2012
Succeeded by
2014 elections
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