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Incumbents defeated in 2011's state legislative elections

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2012
2010

Historically, incumbents who run for re-election rarely lose in the primary. The following incumbents were defeated in the 2011 election.

See also: State legislative elections results, 2011
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Louisiana


The primary took place on October 22, 2011. No incumbents were defeated.

Mississippi

A total of eight incumbents were unseated during the primaries in Mississippi.

  • Two Democratic incumbents were defeated
  • Six Republican incumbents were defeated


  1. Doug Davis (R) Mississippi Parole Board
  2. Ezell Lee (R) District 47
  3. Harvey Fillingane (R) District 101
  4. Roger Ishee (R) District 118
  5. Sidney Albritton (R) District 40
  6. Tommy Moffatt (R) District 52
  7. Walter Robinson, Jr. (D) District 63
  8. Wilbert Jones (D) District 82

New Jersey


The general election took place on November 8, 2011. No incumbents were defeated.

Virginia


No incumbents were defeated.

Louisiana


  1. Billy Chandler (R) District 22
  2. Lydia Jackson (D) District 39
  3. Rick Nowlin (R) District 23
  4. Rickey Hardy (D) District 44
  5. Sam Little (R) District 14

Mississippi


  1. Brandon Jones (D) District 111
  2. Diane Peranich (D) District 121
  3. Dirk Dedeaux (D) District 93
  4. Eric Powell (D) District 4
  5. James Ellington (R) District 73
  6. Jimmy Puckett (D) District 20
  7. John Mayo (D) District 25
  8. Mark DuVall (D) District 19
  9. Robert Dearing (D) District 37
  10. Russ Nowell (R) District 43
  11. Sidney Bondurant (R) District 24

New Jersey


No incumbents were defeated in the general election on November 8, 2011

Virginia


  1. Bill Barlow (D) Virginia House of Delegates District 64
  2. R. Edward "Edd" Houck (D) Virginia Senate District 17
  3. Robin Abbott (D) Virginia House of Delegates District 93
  4. Roscoe Reynolds (D) Virginia Senate District 20

Incumbents who lost in 2011 Elections

The following table displays the number of incumbents in 2011 who lost in each state.

State  Total in general election   Total in primary   Total in 2011 
Louisiana 5 0 5
Mississippi 11 8 19
New Jersey 0 0 0
Virginia 4 0 4
TOTALS 20 8 28

Incumbents who lost in 2010 Elections

The following table displays the number of incumbents in 2010 who lost in each state.

State  Total in general election   Total in primary   Total in 2010 
Alabama 22 6 28
Alaska 3 0 3
Arizona 7 4 11
Arkansas 6 1 7
California 0 0 0
Colorado 7 0 7
Connecticut 13 0 13
Delaware 3 1 4
Florida 5 0 5
Georgia 3 4 7
Hawaii 1 1 2
Idaho 2 6 8
Illinois 7 1 8
Indiana 10 1 11
Iowa 17 2 19
Kansas 14 5 19
Kentucky 7 2 9
Maine 20 0 20
Maryland 3 6 9
Massachusetts 11 1 12
Michigan 9 1 10
Minnesota 34 2 36
Missouri 10 3 13
Montana 10 2 12
Nebraska 2 0 2
Nevada 2 1 3
New Hampshire   90 0 90
New Mexico 7 2 9
New York 11 3 14
North Carolina 19 5 24
North Dakota 12 0 12
Ohio 13 1 14
Oklahoma 6 1 7
Oregon 4 0 4
Pennsylvania 12 1 13
Rhode Island 4 10 14
South Carolina 3 5 8
South Dakota 9 1 10
Tennessee 13 2 15
Texas 20 7 27
Utah 7 2 9
Vermont 6 0 6
Washington 10 1 11
West Virginia 7 3 10
Wisconsin 14 1 15
Wyoming 8 0 8
TOTALS 504 95 599