2012 House elections

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2012 House report  · 2012 Senate report
House: 435 seats Senate: 33 seats
GOP Dems Total GOP Dems Total
Confirmed primary challenges 5 2 7 5 5 10
Possible primary challenges 0 0 0 0 0 0
Open seats* 16 21 41 3 6 102
1. Includes Joe Lieberman, who is retiring from his Conn. senate seat.

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Contents

House races by category

Click-through to individual districts below for details. Blue links are politicians with existing profiles, red links need someone to start a profile.

Confirmed primary challenges

Total representatives facing confirmed primary challenges: 7


Republican representatives facing a confirmed primary challenge: 5
District Incumbent Seeking reelection? Confirmed GOP challengers Possible GOP challengers
LA-01 Stephen Scalise Yes Gary King
LA-03 Jeff Landry Yes Charles Boustany
Bryan Barrilleaux
NJ-04 Christopher Smith Yes Terrence McGowan
NJ-05 E. Scott Garrett Yes Michael Cino
Bonnie Somer
NJ-07 Leonard Lance Yes David Larsen
Democratic representatives facing a confirmed primary challenge: 2
District Incumbent Seeking reelection? Confirmed Dem. challengers Possible Dem. challengers
LA-02 Cedric Richmond Yes Gary Landrieu
NJ-09 Steven Rothman Yes William Pascrell

Potential primary challenges

Total representatives facing possible primary challenges: 0


Republican representatives facing a possible primary challenge: 0

Democratic representatives facing a possible primary challenge: 0

Open seats

Total open seats: 41


Open seats with a Republican incumbent: 16
District Incumbent Confirmed GOP challengers Possible GOP challengers Confirmed Dem. challengers Possible Dem. challengers
CA-02 Walter Herger Dan Roberts Jared Huffman
CA-24 Elton Gallegly Abel Maldonado Lois Capps
CA-26 David Dreier Tony Strickland Julia Brownley
CA-41 Jerry Lewis John Tavaglione Mark Takano
FL-22 Allen West Adam Hasner Lois Frankel
IL-15 Tim Johnson John Shimkus Angela Michael
IL-16 Donald Manzullo Adam Kinzinger Wanda Rohl
IN-05 Dan Burton Susan Brooks Scott Reske
IN-06 Mike Pence Luke Messer Brad Bookout
KY-04 Geoff Davis Thomas Massie Bill Adkins
MI-11 Thaddeus McCotter Kerry Bentivolio Syed Taj
NC-09 Sue Myrick Robert Pittenger Jennifer Roberts
OH-02 Jean Schmidt Brad Wenstrup William Smith
OK-01 John Sullivan Jim Bridenstine John Olson
PA-19 Todd Platts
TX-14 Ronald Paul Randy Weber Nicholas Lampson
Open seats with a Democratic incumbent: 21
District Incumbent Party Confirmed GOP challengers Possible GOP challengers Confirmed Dem. challengers Possible Dem. challengers
AR-04 Mike Ross Democratic Tom Cotton Gene Jeffress
AZ-08 Gabrielle Giffords Democratic Trent Franks Gene Scharer
CA-06 Lynn Woolsey Democratic Joseph Mc Cray Sr Doris Matsui
CA-18 Dennis Cardoza Democratic Dave Chapman Anna Eshoo
CA-51 Bob Filner Democratic Michael Crimmins Juan Vargas
HI-02 Mazie Hirono Democratic Kawika Crowley Tulsi Gabbard
IL-12 Jerry Costello Democratic Jason Plummer Bill Enyart
MA-01 John Olver Democratic Richard Neal
MA-04 Barney Frank Democratic Sean Bielat Joseph Kennedy III
MI-05 Dale Kildee Democratic Jim Slezak Dan Kildee
NC-11 Heath Shuler Democratic Mark Meadows Hayden Rogers
NC-13 Ralph Miller Democratic George Holding Charles Malone
NJ-10 Donald Payne Democratic Brian Kelemen Michael Alonso Ronald C. Rice
Dennis Flynn
Nia Gill
Donald Payne Jr
Wayne Smith
Cathy Wright
NY-05 Gary Ackerman Democratic Allan Jennings Jr Gregory Meeks
NY-22 Maurice Hinchey Democratic Richard Hanna Dan Lamb
OK-02 David Daniel Boren Democratic Markwayne Mullin Rob Wallace
PA-17 Tim Holden Democratic Laureen Cummings Matt Cartwright
TX-16 Silvestre Reyes Democratic Corey Roen Robert O'Rourke
TX-20 Charles Gonzalez Democratic David Rosa Joaquin Castro
WA-01 Jay Inslee Democratic John Koster Suzan DelBene
… further results
Open seats without an incumbent: 37warning.png"N/a" is not in the list of possible values (Republican, Democratic, Libertarian, Green, Independent, Other, N/a (redistricting)) for this property.
District Incumbent Confirmed GOP challengers Possible GOP challengers Confirmed Dem. challengers Possible Dem. challengers
AR-04 Mike Ross Tom Cotton Gene Jeffress
AZ-08 Gabrielle Giffords Trent Franks Gene Scharer
CA-02 Walter Herger Dan Roberts Jared Huffman
CA-06 Lynn Woolsey Joseph Mc Cray Sr Doris Matsui
CA-18 Dennis Cardoza Dave Chapman Anna Eshoo
CA-24 Elton Gallegly Abel Maldonado Lois Capps
CA-26 David Dreier Tony Strickland Julia Brownley
CA-41 Jerry Lewis John Tavaglione Mark Takano
CA-51 Bob Filner Michael Crimmins Juan Vargas
FL-22 Allen West Adam Hasner Lois Frankel
HI-02 Mazie Hirono Kawika Crowley Tulsi Gabbard
IL-12 Jerry Costello Jason Plummer Bill Enyart
IL-15 Tim Johnson John Shimkus Angela Michael
IL-16 Donald Manzullo Adam Kinzinger Wanda Rohl
IN-05 Dan Burton Susan Brooks Scott Reske
IN-06 Mike Pence Luke Messer Brad Bookout
KY-04 Geoff Davis Thomas Massie Bill Adkins
MA-01 John Olver Richard Neal
MA-04 Barney Frank Sean Bielat Joseph Kennedy III
MI-05 Dale Kildee Jim Slezak Dan Kildee
… further results
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Potential open seats (retiring member)

See 2012 House elections potential open seats

Articles and references

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