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Blue Dog Dems: How Did They Fare?



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Republicans just had the night of their lives. But how about the Blue Dog Coalition — the caucus of conservative to moderate Democrats?

Three of them — Ben Chandler (KY-06), Gabrielle Giffords (AZ-8), and Jim Costa (CA-20) — are in limbo, with races still too close to call. Six didn’t run for re-election. And the other 45 won and lost in about equal parts. Here’s the list of Blue Dog Dems, organized by how they fared last night:

 

Members not running for reelection in the House (6):    

Berry, Marion (AR-01)      

Ellsworth, Brad (IN-08)    

Moore, Dennis (KS-03)      

Melancon, Charlie (LA-03)          

Gordon, Bart (TN-06)       

Tanner, John (TN-08)    

 

Members defeated (22):    

Bright, Bobby (AL-02)      

Mitchell, Harry (AZ-05)    

Salazar, John (CO-03)      

Markey, Betsy (CO-04)      

Boyd, Allen (FL-02)        

Baron Hill (IN-09), Blue Dog Co-Chair for Policy             

Marshall, Jim (GA-08)      

Minnick, Walt (ID-01)      

Kratovil, Jr., Frank (MD-01)       

Childers, Travis (MS-01)           

Taylor, Gene (MS-04)       

Pomeroy, Earl (ND)         

Murphy, Scott (NY-20)      

Arcuri, Mike (NY-24)       

Wilson, Charles (OH-06)    

Space, Zack (OH-18)        

Murphy, Patrick (PA-08)  

Carney, Christopher (PA-10)        

Dahlkemper, Kathy (PA-03)          

Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (SD), Blue Dog Co-Chair for Administration       

Davis, Lincoln (TN-04)     

Nye, Glenn (VA-02)      

 

Members reelected (23):             

Ross, Mike (AR-04)         

Thompson, Mike (CA-01)     

Cardoza, Dennis (CA-18)    

Schiff, Adam (CA-29)       

Harman, Jane (CA-36)       

Baca, Joe (CA-43)          

Sanchez, Loretta (CA-47)           

Bishop, Sanford (GA-02)

Barrow, John (GA-12)       

Scott, David (GA-13)       

Donnelly, Joe (IN-02)      

Boswell, Leonard (IA-03)           

Michaud, Mike (ME-02)      

Peterson, Collin (MN-07)           

Altmire, Jason (PA-04)       

Holden, Tim (PA-17)        

McIntyre, Mike (NC-07)     

Heath Shuler (NC-11), Blue Dog Whip        

Boren, Dan (OK-02)         

Schrader, Kurt (OR-05)     

Jim Matheson (UT-02), Blue Dog Co-Chair for Communications         

Cooper, Jim (TN-05)        

Cuellar, Henry (TX-28)  



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