7 Incumbents Ousted in Primary Season
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Well before the midterm elections
, voters have already forcibly retired seven congressional incumbents. Whether they fell victim to anti-incumbent fervor or just to voters' views that it was time to say goodbye to Washington, here are the four Republicans
and three Democrats
, including two party switchers, who had their reelection hopes dashed.
1. Sen. Lisa Murkowski