Clean Elections Winners: Election Results
The results are in for the 2012 elections, and state Clean Elections' systems continue to be successful across the country.
In Arizona, three Corporation Commissioner candidates won using Clean Elections, and five out of nine of those seaking those seats participated in the program. In the state legislature, participating candidates made up 37 percent, or 57 out of 156, of those seeking office. A total of 26 percent, or 23 of 90 seats are filled by officials who used the Clean Elections program.
Meanwhile, in Maine the General Assembly is now comprised of 70 percent, or 131 out of 186, of officials who ran using the Clean Elections system. In the state Senate, 86 percent are represented by Clean Elections users, or 30 out of 35 seats. In the state House, 67 percent, or 101 out of 151 seats, are represented by users of the program.
Over in Connecticut, participating candidates made up 65 percent, or 268 out of 411, of those seeking office in Connecticut's General Asembly. Overall 77 percent, or 143 out of 186 seats, are filled by officials who used the Citizens' Election Program. In the state Senate, users of the program now make up 80 percent, or 28 out of 35, of senate seats. And in the House, officials who ran using the system make up 76 percent, or 115 out of 151, of the seats.
To learn more about the Clean Elections winners from across the country, check out our Clean Elections results page.