Election
4:36 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

2012 Election Returns

We've crunched the numbers! Here are the returns, many districts with 100% of precincts reporting, as noted. Thank you for visiting wkms.org to get election returns and thanks to Kentucky Public Radio.

Updated 10:20 a.m., Wednesday, November 7

Presidential Race

REELECTED: Barack Obama (D) - Electoral: 303; Popular: 59,925,390
Kentucky - 679,105 - 38%; Tennessee - 951,406 - 39%; Illinois - 2,912,872 - 57% 

Mitt Romney (R) - Electoral: 206; Popular: 57,245,739
Kentucky - 1,086,970 - 61%; Tennessee - 1,450,595 - 59%; Illinois - 2,087,366 - 41%

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Kentucky Races

US Representative District 1
Charles Hatchett (D) - 87,196 - 30%
FINAL: Ed Whitfield (R) - 199,951 - 70%

State Senator District 1 (Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Lyon, Trigg)
Carroll Hubbard (D) - 19,322 - 41%
FINAL: Stan Humphries (R) - 28,090 - 59%

State Senator District 3 (Christian, Logan, Todd)
Joey Pendleton (D) - 18,160 - 50%
FINAL: Whitney Westerfield (R) - 18,457 - 50% - this may be contested

State Representative District 1 (Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton, Hickman, McCracken)
FINAL: Steven Rudy (R) - Unopposed

State Representative District 2 (Graves, McCracken)
Kelly Whitaker (D) - 7,043 - 46%
FINAL: Richard Heath (R) - 8,397 - 54%

State Representative District 3 (McCracken)
FINAL: Gerald Watkins (D) - 9,349 - 59%
Jason Crockett (R) - 6,406 - 41%

State Representative District 4 (Caldwell, Crittenden, Livingston, McCracken)
Raymond Giannini (D) - 7,655 - 43%
FINAL: Lynn Bechler (R) - 10,114 - 57%

State Representative District 5 (Calloway, Trigg)
Hal Kemp (D) - 7,581 - 44%
FINAL: Kenny Imes (R) - 9,639 - 56%

State Representative District 7 (Daviess, Henderson, Union)
FINAL: John Arnold (D) - 7,890 - 50% - this may be contested
Tim Kline (R) - 7,885 - 50%

State Representative District 8 (Christian, Trigg)
FINAL: John Tilley (D) - 10,461 - 66%
Max Sturdivant (R) - 5,507 - 34%

State Representative District 10 (Hopkins)
Mike Seiber (D) - 6,179 - 40%
FINAL: Ben Waide (R) - 9,441 - 60%

State Representative District 11 (Henderson)
FINAL: David Watkins (D) - 9,714 - 62%
Paul DeSpain (R) - 5,949 - 38%

State Representative District 13 (Daviess)
FINAL: Jim Glenn (D) - 7,991 - 51%
Bill Barron (I) - 7,740 - 49%

State Representative District 15 (Christian, Hopkins, Muhlenberg)
FINAL: Brent Yonts (D) - 8,696 - 56%
Marshall Prunty (R) - 6,838 - 44%

City of Paducah and McCracken County Government Merger:Yes: 8,879; FINAL: No: 20,702 ('Yes' concedes) 

Paducah Mayor: 
Gayle Kaler

City Commission (Final winners are bold) 
Raynarldo Henderson
Richard Abraham 
Carol Gault
Allen Rhodes 
Sandra Wilson 
Jeanie Embry
Lennis Thompson
Mark “Atlas” Foglesong

Murray City Council (Final winners are bold)
Jay Morgan 
F.T. "Butch" Seargent
Linda Cherry
Jeremy Bell
Thomas  Clendenen
Steve Stevens 
John Mark Roberts 
Jason Pittman (top vote getter)
Dan M. Miller 
Danny O. Hudspeth (second top vote getter)     
Greg Taylor 
Jane Shoemaker
Pete Lancaster 
Mike Faihst
Jane Brandon 
Robert Billingon Jr.
Don Elias
Pat Scott      
Nelson Shroat      
Jimmy Gentry      
Amos M. McCarty Jr.      
Steve Stevens      

Tennessee Races

US Senator
Mark Clayton (D) - 699,493 - 30%
Bob Corker (R) - 1,494,230 - 65%

US Representative District 8
Timothy Dixon (D) - 79,347 - 28%
FINAL: Stephen Fincher (R) - 190,571 - 68%

State Senator District 24 (Benton, Carroll, Gibson, Henry, Obion, Weakley)
Brad Thompson (D) - 29,799 - 43%
FINAL: John Stevens (R) - 38,656 - 57%

State Representative District 22 (Montgomery, Stewart)
Johnathan Gladden (D) - 4,943 - 22%
FINAL: Eric Watson (R) - 17,282 - 78%

State Representative District 74 (Houston, Humphries, Montgomery)
FINAL: John Tidwell (D) - 9,263 - 53%
Lauri Day (R) - 8,330 - 47%

State Representative District 75 (Benton, Henry, Stewart)
Steve Wright (D) - 9,155 - 39%
FINAL: Tim Wirgau (R) - 13,060 - 56%

State Representative District 76 (Carroll, Weakley)
Mark Maddox (D) - 9,351 - 45%
FINAL: Andy Holt (R) - 11,119 - 54%

Illinois Races

US Representative District 12
William Enyart (D) - 154,621 - 52% 
Jason Plummer (R) - 128,582 - 43%

State Senator District 59
FINAL: Gary Forby (D) - 55,545 - 58%
Mark Minor (R) - 39,964

State Representative District 118
FINAL: Brandon Phelps (D) - Unopposed