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25 May 2012

Candidate Qualifying 2012 By The Numbers

Candidate qualifying ended May 25th at noon, and here is an unofficial count of Democrats and Republicans running for state House or state Senate:



Democrats

Democrats
Unopposed

Republicans

Republicans
Unopposed

State House

92

48

132

88

State Senate

27

13

43

29

[NOTE]: The chart above contains data showing how many Democrats and Republicans face challenges in November from the opposing party. There are several cases in which there is more than one Democrat or more than one Republican facing off against each other in a primary that is tantamount to the General Election.