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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 JohnsonSenate GOP rejects Trump’s call to go big on gun legislation Court ruling could be game changer for Dems in Nevada Bank lobbyists counting down to Shelby’s exit 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 BaldwinDem senators unveil expanded public option for health insurance Dem senators call on FCC to protect against robocalls GOP Senate hopefuls race to catch up with Dems MORE (Wisconsin Senate)

Rep. Shelley Berkley (Nevada Senate)

Rep. Joe DonnellyJoseph (Joe) Simon DonnellySenate blocks bill that opponents say weakens water pollution rules Senate GOP wary of new tax cut sequel GOP Senate hopefuls race to catch up with Dems MORE (Indiana Senate)

Rep. Bob Filner (San Diego Mayor)

Rep. Martin HeinrichMartin Trevor HeinrichDem senators unveil expanded public option for health insurance Senators introduced revised version of election cyber bill Senate Intel releases summary of election security report MORE (New Mexico Senate)

Rep. Mazie HironoMazie Keiko HironoFormer Sen. Daniel Akaka of Hawaii dies at 93 Dems to top DOJ officials: Publicly promise not to interfere in Mueller's probe Zinke defends use of Japanese word: How could saying good morning 'be bad'? MORE (Hawaii Senate)

Rep. Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphyDems give muted praise to Pompeo-Kim meeting Dem senators unveil expanded public option for health insurance Overnight Defense: Lawmakers worry over Syria strategy | Trump's base critical of strikes | Flake undecided on Pompeo | Coast Guard plans to keep allowing transgender members | GOP chair wants to cut B from Pentagon agencies MORE (Connecticut Senate)


Republicans running for another office

Rep. Todd Akin (Missouri Senate)

Rep. Rick Berg (North Dakota Senate)

Rep. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeTrump's NASA nominee advances after floor drama Senate GOP wary of new tax cut sequel GOP Senate hopefuls race to catch up with Dems 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.)