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 JohnsonTimothy (Tim) Peter 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 Suzanne BaldwinSenate campaign fundraising reports roll in Listen: EMILY’s List upbeat about Dem House in '19 Bolton to spend M boosting Wisconsin Senate candidate MORE (Wisconsin Senate)

Rep. Shelley Berkley (Nevada Senate)

Rep. Joe DonnellyJoseph (Joe) Simon DonnellyDems search for winning playbook GOP anxious with Trump on trade Blue wave of 2018 stops in Indiana and Missouri MORE (Indiana Senate)

Rep. Bob Filner (San Diego Mayor)

Rep. Martin HeinrichMartin Trevor HeinrichTrump, GOP fire back over Fusion GPS testimony Overnight Cybersecurity: Computer chip flaws present new security challenge | DOJ to offer House key documents in Russia probe | Vulnerability found in Google Apps Script Overnight Cybersecurity: Senators unveil election security bills | North Korea denies WannaCry role MORE (New Mexico Senate)

Rep. Mazie HironoMazie Keiko HironoDem senator: Trump 'made clear' that he wants 'white people to come to our country' Hawaii false alarm sparks panic, confusion Dem senator working to ensure Hawaii false alarm ‘never happens again’ MORE (Hawaii Senate)

Rep. Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphyFlake's anti-Trump speech will make a lot of noise, but not much sense Senate campaign fundraising reports roll in Puerto Rico's children need recovery funds MORE (Connecticut Senate)


Republicans running for another office

Rep. Todd Akin (Missouri Senate)

Rep. Rick Berg (North Dakota Senate)

Rep. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeMcCain rips Trump for attacks on press Bipartisan group to introduce DACA bill in House Flake's anti-Trump speech will make a lot of noise, but not much sense 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.)