U.S. Senate seats up for election in 2012

While every seat in the U.S. House of Representatives is up for grabs every two years, only one-third of all Senate seats are offered up to the meat-grinder of popular elections every other year. CDN has compiled a list of every seat that will be eligible for challenge in the 2012 election.

Senators that are retiring

  • Jon Kyl (R-AZ)
  • Kay Bailey Hitchison (R-TX)
  • Joe Lieberman (I-CT)
  • Daniel Akaka (D-HI)
  • Ben Nelson (D-NE)
  • Jeff Bingaman (D-NM)
  • Kent Conrad (D-ND)
  • Jim Webb (D-VA)
  • Herb Kohl (D-WI)

Senators Up for Re-Election

  • Richard Lugar (R-IN)
  • Olympia Snowe (R-MN)
  • Scott Brown (R-Mass)
  • Roger Wicker (R-Mississippi)
  • Dean Heller (R-NV)
  • Bob Corker (R-TN)
  • Orrin Hatch (R-UT)
  • John Barrasso (R-WY)
  • Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
  • Tom Carper (D-DE)
  • Bill Nelson (D-FL)
  • Ben Cardin (D-MD)
  • Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)
  • Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn)
  • Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri)
  • Jon Tester (D-MT)
  • Bob Menendez (D-NJ)
  • Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
  • Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
  • Bob Casey, Jr. (D-PA)
  • Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
  • Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
  • Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
  • Joe Manchin (D-WV)