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 JohnsonCourt ruling could be game changer for Dems in Nevada Bank lobbyists counting down to Shelby’s exit Former GOP senator endorses Clinton after Orlando shooting 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 BaldwinDems unveil bill targeting LGBT harassment on college campuses Lawmakers targeted as district politics shift Senate approves Trump's Agriculture chief MORE (Wisconsin Senate)

Rep. Shelley Berkley (Nevada Senate)

Rep. Joe DonnellyJoe DonnellyWhat prospective college students need to know before they go — or owe Battle begins over Wall Street rules GOP rep to potential Senate rival: Don't run MORE (Indiana Senate)

Rep. Bob Filner (San Diego Mayor)

Rep. Martin HeinrichMartin HeinrichDems hammer Trump for 'broken promises' in first 100 days The outdoor recreation economy is a force that is here to stay Senate Dems want Trump to release ethics waivers, visitor logs MORE (New Mexico Senate)

Rep. Mazie HironoMazie HironoDem lawmaker to Sessions: 'You are a racist and a liar' March for Science rallies draw huge crowds around US Dems knock Trump on Earth Day MORE (Hawaii Senate)

Rep. Chris MurphyChris MurphySenators get North Korea briefing in unusual WH visit Hoyer not insisting on ObamaCare subsidies in spending bill A Vandenberg movement in Congress MORE (Connecticut Senate)


Republicans running for another office

Rep. Todd Akin (Missouri Senate)

Rep. Rick Berg (North Dakota Senate)

Rep. Jeff FlakeJeff FlakeTrudeau, Trump speak for second night about US-Canada trade Trump says he may break up 9th Circuit Court after rulings go against him Trump administration weighing order to withdraw from NAFTA 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.)