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Retiring Members of Congress

Retiring Senators

Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.)
Sen. Ted Kaufman (D-Del.)
Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.)
Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.)
Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.)
Sen. George LeMieux (R-Fl.)
Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.)1
Sen. Jim Bunning (R-Ky.)
Sen. Kit Bond (R-Mo.)
Sen. Judd Gregg (R-N.H.)
Sen. George Voinovich (R-Ohio)
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas)1

Retiring Representatives

Rep. Artur Davis (D-Ala.)1
Rep. Marion Berry (D-Ark.)
Rep. Vic Snyder (D-Ark.)
Rep. Diane Watson (D-Calif.)
Rep. Kendrick Meek (D-Fl.)2
Rep. Brad Ellsworth (D-Ind.)2
Rep. Dennis Moore (D-Kan.)
Rep. Charlie Melancon (D-La.)2
Rep. Bill Delahunt (D-Mass.)
Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.)
Rep. Paul Hodes (D-N.H.)2
Rep. Joe Sestak (D-Pa.)2
Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy (D-R.I.)
Rep. Bart Gordon (D-Tenn.)
Rep. John S. Tanner (D-Tenn.)
Rep. Brian Baird (D-Wa.)
Rep. John Boozman (R-Ark.)2
Rep. John Shadegg (R-Az.)
Rep. George Radanovich (R-Calif.)
Rep. Michael Castle (R-Del.)2
Rep. Adam Putnam (R-Fl.)3
Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-Fl.)
Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fl.)3
Rep. John Linder (R-Ga.)
Rep. Steve Buyer (R-Ind.)
Rep. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.)2
Rep. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.)2
Rep. Todd Tiahrt (R-Kan.)2
Rep. Peter Hoekstra (R-Mich.)1
Rep. Vern Ehlers (R-Mich.)
Rep. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.)2
Rep. Mary Fallin (R-Okla.)1
Rep. Henry E. Brown, Jr. (R-S.C.)
Rep. J. Gresham Barrett (R-S.C.)1
Rep. Zach Wamp (R-Tenn.)1

1. Candidates retiring to run for governor.

2. Candidates retiring to run for senator.

3. Candidates retiring to seek other elected office.

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