|Incumbent||Party||Office||Reason for not seeking re-election|
|Congressman Spencer T. Bachus, III||Republican||House CD 6||Open Seat. 30 September 2013: "... I won't seek re-election."|
|Governor Janice K. "Jan" Brewer||Republican||Governor||Open Chair. Term Limit. At term limit|
|Congressman John Timothy "Tim" Griffin||Republican||House CD 2||Open Seat. 21 October 2013: Not running for re-election-- "We have decided that now is the time for me to focus intently on my top priority, my family, as Elizabeth and I raise our two young children..."|
|Congressman Thomas B. "Tom" Cotton||Republican||House CD 4||Open Seat. 31 July 2013: Running for the U.S. Senate in 2014|
|Congressman John B. T. Campbell, III||Republican||House CD 45||Open Seat. 26 June 2013: Announced retirement. "I have decided that I will not seek re-election ... I am ready to begin a new chapter in my life."|
|Governor Jack A. Markell||Democratic||Governor||Open Chair. Term Limit|
|Congressman C.W. "Bill" Young||Republican||House CD 13||Vacant Office. 9 October 2013: Announced retirement.|
17 October 2013: Reports state Congressman Young is "gravely ill".
18 October 2013: Congressman C.W. Bill Young, 82, passed away at The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in the company of his family.
30 October 2013: Florida Governor Richard L. "Rick" Scott set 14 January 2014 as the date for the Special Primary and 11 March 2014 as the date for the Special Election.
|Senator C. Saxby Chambliss||Republican||Senate Class 2||Open Seat. 25 January 2013: Announced he would retire at the end of his term.|
|Congressman John Heddens "Jack" Kingston||Republican||House CD 1||Open Seat. 30 April 2013: Candidate for the U.S. Senate Class 2 seat in 2014.|
|Congressman Paul Collins Broun, Jr.||Republican||House CD 10||Open Seat. 30 January 2013: Running for the U.S. Senate Class 2 seat in 2014|
|Congressman John Phillip "Phil" Gingrey||Republican||House CD 11||Open Seat. 21 February 2013: Running for the Senate Class 2 Seat in 2014|
|Congressman Colleen Wakako Hanabusa||Democratic||House CD 1||Open Seat. 23 April 2013: Running for the U.S. Senate Class 3 seat in the 2014 Special Election.|
|Senator Thomas Richard "Tom" Harkin||Democratic||Senate Class 2||Open Seat. 26 January 2013: Announced he will not seek re-election.|
|Congressman Bruce L. Braley||Democratic||House CD 1||Open Seat. 7 February 2013: Announced that he is a candidate for the Class 2 U.S. Senate seat in 2014.|
|Congressman Thomas P. "Tom" Latham||Republican||House CD 3||Open Seat. 17 December 2013: Announced retirement.|
|Governor Piyush "Bobby" Jindal||Republican||Governor||Open Chair. Term Limit. At Term Limit|
|Congressman William "Bill" Cassidy||Republican||House CD 6||Open Seat. 2 April 2013: Running for the U.S. Senate Class 2 seat in 2014.|
|Congressman Michael H. Michaud||Democratic||House CD 2||Open Seat. 13 June 2013: Launched an exploratory campaign for Governor in 2014.|
15 August 2013: Formal announcement re: candidate for Governor.
|Senator Carl Levin||Democratic||Senate Class 2||Open Seat. 7 March 2013: "I have decided not to run for reelection in 2014."|
|Congressman Gary Peters||Democratic||House CD 14||Open Seat. 29 April 2013: Running for the U.S. Senate Class 2 seat in 2014.|
|Congressman Michele M. Bachmann||Republican||House CD 6||Open Seat. 29 May 2013: "After a great deal of thought and deliberation, I have decided, next year, I will not seek a fifth ... term ... This decision was not impacted in any way by the recent inquiries into the activities of my former Presidential campaign ... "|
|Governor Jeremiah W. "Jay" Nixon||Democratic||Governor||Open Chair. Term Limit|
|Senator Max Sieben Baucus||Democratic||Senate Class 2||Open Seat. 23 April 2013: Announced that he will retire at the end of his term.|
18 December 2013: Reports indicate he will be nominated to be next Ambassador to China.
20 December 2013: President Obama officially nominates Senator Max Sieben Baucus for U.S. Ambassador To China.
|Congressman Steven "Steve" Daines||Republican||House At-Large||Open Seat. 5 November 2013: Running for the U.S. Senate Class 2 seat in 2014.|
|Senator Michael O. "Mike" Johanns||Republican||Senate Class 2||Open Seat. 18 February 2013: "We would like to share with you a decision we have made ... We have decided not to seek re-election."|
|Governor Dave Heineman||Republican||Governor||Open Chair. Term Limit. At term limit|
|Congressman Jon Runyan||Republican||House CD 3||Open Seat. 6 November 2013: Will not run for re-election.|
|Congressman John Howard "Howard" Coble||Republican||House CD 6||Open Seat. 7 November 2013: Announced retirement.|
|Congressman Melvin L. "Mel" Watt||Democratic||House CD 12||Open Seat. 1 May 2013: Nominated to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency.|
10 December 2013: Confirmed as the next head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Once he resigns from Congress, a special election will be called to fill the vacant seat.
|Senator Tom Coburn||Republican||Senate Class 3||Open Seat. 16 August 2011: Announced he would not run for re-election in 2016: ".. I'm not running again..."|
|Congressman Allyson Y. Schwartz||Democratic||House CD 13||Open Seat. 25 February 2013: Announced that she will run for Governor in 2014.|
|Governor Lincoln Davenport "Linc" Chafee||Democratic||Governor||Open Chair. 3 September 2013: Announced he will not seek re-election.|
|Senator Tim Johnson||Democratic||Senate Class 2||Open Seat. 26 March 2013: Announced retirement|
|Governor James Richard "Rick" Perry||Republican||Governor||Open Chair. 8 July 2013: Announced that he will not run for re-election.|
|Congressman Steve Stockman||Republican||House CD 36||Open Seat. 9 December 2013: Running for the Class 2 Senate Seat in 2014.|
|Congressman James David "Jim" Matheson||Democratic||House CD 4||Open Seat. 17 December 2013: Announced retirement.|
|Governor Robert F. "Bob" McDonnell||Republican||Governor||Open Chair. Term Limit|
|Congressman Frank Rudolph Wolf||Republican||House CD 10||Open Seat. 17 December 2013: Announced retirement.|
|Senator John Davison "Jay" Rockefeller, IV||Democratic||Senate Class 2||Open Seat. 11 January 2013: Announced retirement at the end of his term.|
|Governor Earl Ray Tomblin||Democratic||Governor||Open Chair. Term Limit|
|Congressman Shelley Moore Capito||Republican||House CD 2||Open Seat. 26 November 2012: Announced candidacy for the U.S. Senate|
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