More Republican lawmakers than Dems defeated in 2012 primary season

More Republican lawmakers than Democrats lost in primaries this year, according to an analysis by The Hill.

Eight Republicans in Congress lost a primary race in the 2012 cycle compared to seven Democrats, according to The Hill’s final tally of the primary contests.

But Democrats outnumbered Republicans when it came to pure retirements, with 21 House and Senate Democrats declining to run for reelection this year, compared with 14 Republicans.

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The primary season officially ended this past Tuesday when Delaware, New Hampshire and Rhode Island held their contests.

With the nominating season wrapped and the general election begun, here’s a final list of the lawmakers who lost, retired, or resigned in the 2012 cycle.


Democrats defeated in primary

Rep. Jason Altmire (Pa.)

Rep. Russ Carnahan (Mo.)

Rep. Hansen Clarke (Mich.)

Rep. Tim Holden (Pa.)

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (Ohio)

Rep. Silvestre Reyes (Texas)

Rep. Steve Rothman (N.J.)


Republicans defeated in primary

Rep. Sandy Adams (Fla.)

Rep. Don Manzullo (Ill.)

Rep. Ben Quayle (Ariz.)

Rep. Jean Schmidt (Ohio)

Rep. Cliff Stearns (Fla.)

Rep. Jim Sullivan (Okla.)

Rep. Bob Turner (N.Y.) — lost in New York Senate primary


Sen. Dick Lugar (Ind.)


Democratic pure retirements

Rep. Gary Ackerman (N.Y.)

Rep. Dan Boren (Okla.)

Rep. Jerry Costello (Ill.)

Rep. Norm Dicks (D-Wash.)

Rep. Barney Frank (Mass.)

Rep. Charlie Gonzalez (Texas)

Rep. Maurice Hinchey (N.Y.)

Rep. Dale Kildee (Mich.)

Rep. Brad Miller (N.C.)

Rep. John Olver (Mass.)

Rep. Mike Ross (Ark.)

Rep. Ed Towns (N.Y.)

Rep. Heath Shuler (N.C.)

Rep. Lynn Woolsey (Calif.)


Sen. Daniel Akaka (Hawaii)

Sen. Jeff Bingaman (N.M.)

Sen. Kent Conrad (N.D.)

Sen. Herb Kohl (Wis.)

Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.)

Sen. Ben Nelson (Neb.)

Sen. Jim Webb (Va.)


Republican pure retirements

Rep. Steve Austria (Ohio)

Rep. Dan Burton (Ind.)

Rep. David Dreier (Calif.)

Rep. Elton Gallegly (Calif.)

Rep. Wally Herger (Calif.)

Rep. Tim JohnsonTim JohnsonHousing groups argue Freddie Mac's loss should spur finance reform On Wall Street, Dem shake-up puts party at crossroads Regulators fret over FOIA reform bill MORE (Ill.)

Rep. Steven LaTourette (Ohio)

Rep. Jerry Lewis (Calif.)

Rep. Sue Myrick (N.C.)

Rep. Ron Paul (Texas)

Rep. Todd Platts (Pa.)


Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (Texas)

Sen. Jon Kyl (Ariz.)

Sen. Olympia Snowe (Maine)


Democrats running for another office

Rep. Tammy BaldwinTammy BaldwinDem introduces bill to block new government hacking powers The Trail 2016: The campaign that never sleeps Dem senator: 'I am a human being and a superdelegate’ MORE (Wisconsin Senate)

Rep. Shelley Berkley (Nevada Senate)

Rep. Joe DonnellyJoe DonnellyThis week: GOP lawmakers reckon with Trump Democrats block energy spending bill over Iran amendment GOP blocks Obama sanctions czar MORE (Indiana Senate)

Rep. Bob Filner (San Diego Mayor)

Rep. Martin HeinrichMartin HeinrichOvernight Energy: Senate Dems block energy, water bill a third time Bison declared national mammal The myth of favorite son and daughter vice presidents MORE (New Mexico Senate)

Rep. Mazie HironoMazie HironoDems pressure Obama on vow to resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees Carter pledges probe of sex assault testimony GOP blocks slate of Obama judicial nominees MORE (Hawaii Senate)

Rep. Chris MurphyChris MurphyOvernight Healthcare: IRS doubted legality of ObamaCare payments, ex-official says Week ahead: Pressure builds on Zika funding Dems pressure Obama on vow to resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees MORE (Connecticut Senate)


Republicans running for another office

Rep. Todd Akin (Missouri Senate)

Rep. Rick Berg (North Dakota Senate)

Rep. Jeff FlakeJeff FlakeSenate amendments could sink email privacy compromise Overnight Defense: Terrorism suspected in EgyptAir crash; McCain details funding plans Overnight Finance: Path clears for Puerto Rico bill | GOP senator casts doubt on IRS impeachment | Senate approves .1B for Zika MORE (Arizona Senate)

Rep. Connie Mack (Florida Senate)

Rep. Mike Pence (Indiana Governor)

Rep. Denny Rehberg (Montana Senate)


Democratic resignations

Rep. Dennis Cardoza (Calif.)

Rep. Gabby Giffords (Ariz.)

Rep. Jane Harman (Calif.)

Rep. Jay Inslee — resigned to focus on Washington governor campaign

Rep. Anthony Weiner (N.Y.)

Rep. David Wu (N.Y.)


Republican resignations

Rep. Geoff Davis (Ky.)

Rep. Chris Lee (N.Y.)

Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (Mich.)


Sen. John Ensign (Nev.)


Deaths

Rep. Donald Payne (D-N.J.)