Template:Cong most competitive incumbent primaries 2012

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Most competitive primaries involving incumbents in 2012
District Margin of victory Primary type Primary winner(s) Votes Runner-up candidate Votes Total votes cast
Florida's 3rd Congressional District 1.4% Ends.png Republican Ted Yoho 22,273 Cliff Stearns Incumbent 21,398 64,769
California's 31st Congressional District 1.84% Blanket primary Gary Miller (R) Incumbent & Bob Dutton (R) ** 16,708 & 15,557, respectively Pete Aguilar (D) 14,181 62,667
Pennsylvania's 12th Congressional District 2.40% Electiondot.png Democratic Mark Critz Incumbent 32384 Jason Altmire Incumbent 30,895 63,279
New York's 13th Congressional District 2.68% Electiondot.png Democratic Charles B. Rangel Incumbent 16,916 Adriano Espaillat 15,884 38,506
Arizona's 6th Congressional District 2.96% Ends.png Republican David Schweikert Incumbent 41,821 Ben Quayle Incumbent 39,414 81,235
Ohio's 2nd Congressional District 5.8% Ends.png Republican Brad Wenstrup 42,482 Jean Schmidt Incumbent 37,383 87,168
Texas' 16th Congressional District 6.20% Electiondot.png Democratic Beto O'Rourke 23,261 Silvestre Reyes Incumbent 20,440 46,091
Oklahoma's 1st Congressional District 7.7% Ends.png Republican Jim Bridenstine 28,055 John Sullivan Incumbent 24,058 52,113
Illinois' 16th Congressional District 7.9% Ends.png Republican Adam Kinzinger Incumbent 45,546 Donald Manzullo Incumbent 38,889 84,435
Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District 8.05% Ends.png Republican Charles J. Fleischmann Incumbent 29,947 Scottie Mayfield 23,779 76,649
**Note: California uses a blanket primary system, where one primary is held with the top-two vote getters -- regardless of party -- advancing to the general election.