June 5 Wisconsin Recall and Nov. 6, 2012 Governor Races

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June 5, 2012 Wisconsin Recall

Democrat Republican Third Party/Independent
Wisconsin



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Nov. 6, 2012
At Stake: 11 Seats
Before Nov. 6: 29R, 20D, 1I.

DE  -  IN  -  MO  -  MT  -  NH  -  NC  -  ND  -  UT  -  VT  -   WA  -  WV 


Democrats Republicans Third Party/Independent
Delaware






Indiana





Missouri





Montana







New Hampshire





North Carolina

R+





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Utah





Vermont






Washington






West Virginia

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After Nov. 6:  29R, 20D, 1I.
Eleven Governorships at stake in 2020.

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also Puerto Rico

PDP PNP Third Party/Independent
Puerto Rico




  
Margin of Victory in Percentage Points (Nov. 6 Races)
25.01 +
20.01-25.0
15.01-20.0
10.01-15.0
5.01-10.0
0-5.0
0-5.0
5.01-10.0
10.01-15.0
15.01-20.0
20.01-25.0
25.01 +
DE 40.75
VT 20.25

NH 12.09
MO 12.24


MT 1.56
WA 3.08
WV 4.84  
IN 2.93  

NC 11.39*


ND 28.78
UT 40.83
   *Seat changed parties. 


Several More Facts & Figs

  • All six incumbents seeking re-election won their races.  Five new governors were elected: Republicans Mike Pence (IN) and Pat McCrory (NC) and Democrats Steve Bullock (MT), Maggie Hassan (NH) and Jay Inslee (WA), plus Alejandro Garcia Padilla (PR).
  • The most expensive of the Nov. 6 races was in Washington State, which the Seattle Times put at about $46 million by the campaigns and outside groups.
  • Of the 22 major party nominees only one was a woman: former State Senate Majority Leader Maggie Hassan (D) in New Hampshire.
  • The closest race in the 50 states was in Montana, where Attorney General Steve Bullock (D) defeated former U.S. Rep. Rick Hill (R) by 48.90% to 47.34%.  Other close races occurred in Indiana, where U.S. Rep. Mike Pence (R) won by 2.93% and Washington, where former U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee (D) won by 3.08%.  Looking beyond the 50 states, the race in Puerto Rico was closest of all; Alejandro Garcia Padilla (PDP) ousted Gov. Luis Fortuño (PNP)  by 47.73% to 47.13%.
  • The most lopsided races were in Utah and Delaware, both decided by margins of more than 40 percentage points.
  • Best showing by a third party or independent candidate was in Indiana where former "Survivor" contestant Rupert Boneham (L) garnered 3.95% of the vote.
see also: campaign managers

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Debates (Televised and Non-Televised)

In two states there was only one gubernatorial debate, in three states there were two gubernatorial debates, two states had three debates, and four states had more than four gubernatorial debates.  Three states had debates where more than just the two major party candidates participated (*). 

DE
IN
MO
MT
NH
NC
ND
UT
VT
WA
WV
Oct. 16*
Oct. 17
Oct. 10*
Oct. 17*
Oct. 25*
Sept. 21*
Sept. 18
Sept. 27
Oct. 9
Oct. 10
Oct. 17
Oct. 26
Oct. 27

Sept. 19
Oct. 1
Oct. 2
Oct. 3
Oct. 4

Oct. 8
Oct. 30
Nov. 1
possibly
more
Oct. 16
Oct. 24
Sept. 5
Oct. 5
Sept. 14
Oct. 4
Oct. 11


Sept. 12
Sept. 26
Oct. 4*
Oct. 13
Oct. 17
June 13
Aug. 29
Oct. 2
Oct. 11
Oct. 16

Oct. 9

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