Challengers who defeated incumbents in 2012's state legislative elections
For the incumbents who were defeated by these challengers, see: Incumbents defeated in 2012's state legislative elections.
Challengers who won primaries
- There were a total of 44 states holding 2012 state legislative elections. In those states, 1,175 incumbents faced an opponent in a primary.
- As of Saturday, July 12, 2014, a total of 194 incumbents were defeated in 2012 legislative primaries.
45 challengers to incumbent state senators (
14 Democrats and
149 challengers to incumbent state representatives (
56 Democrats and
70 Democratic challengers to incumbent Democrats (
14 state senators and
56 state representatives)
123 Republican challengers to incumbent Republicans (
30 state senators and
93 state representatives)
Challengers who won in November
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