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 Johnson (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 Baldwin (Wisconsin Senate)

Rep. Shelley Berkley (Nevada Senate)

Rep. Joe Donnelly (Indiana Senate)

Rep. Bob Filner (San Diego Mayor)

Rep. Martin Heinrich (New Mexico Senate)

Rep. Mazie Hirono (Hawaii Senate)

Rep. Chris Murphy (Connecticut Senate)


Republicans running for another office

Rep. Todd Akin (Missouri Senate)

Rep. Rick Berg (North Dakota Senate)

Rep. Jeff Flake (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.)