Missouri state treasurer election, 2012

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Missouri treasurer election, 2012
Missouri
2008 ←
November 6, 2012 → 2016

  Zweifel Headshot 3.jpg
Nominee Clint Zweifel Cole McNary
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,332,876 1,200,368
Percentage 50.4% 45.4%

State Treasurer before election

Clint Zweifel
Democratic

Elected State Treasurer

Clint Zweifel
Democratic

The Missouri treasurer election, 2012 was held on November 6, 2012, alongside the presidential and gubernatorial elections. Incumbent Democratic State Treasurer Clint Zweifel was re-elected to a second term against Republican State Representative Cole McNary.

Background[edit]

Clint Zweifel won the 2008 Missouri state treasurer election, narrowly defeating Republican candidate Brad Lager with 50.5% of the vote.

Timeline[edit]

  • March 27, 2012 - Filing deadline for Democrats, Republicans and Libertarians[1]
  • August 7, 2012 - Primary (gubernatorial and other statewide office) elections[1]
  • August 21, 2012 - Filing deadline for other third parties and Independents[1]
  • November 6, 2012 - General election.[1]

Major candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

Libertarian[edit]

  • Sean O'Toole[4]

Results[edit]

2012 Race for State Treasurer of Missouri
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Clint Zweifel (incumbent) 1,332,876 50.4
Republican Cole McNary 1,200,368 45.4
Libertarian Sean O'Toole 109,188 4.1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Elections from the Missouri Secretary of State
Official campaign websites