Two years ago, Hatch watched the Tea Party defeat his colleague Sen. Robert Bennett (R-UT), and the veteran Republican wasted no time getting his re-election bid in gear, reaching out to conservative and Tea Party elements - and for now, it has put Hatch in a strong position.
No other incumbents are thought to be in trouble today in congressional primaries in New York, Utah, Oklahoma, Colorado.
After today, there is a summer vacation of sorts for primaries, as the next round won't be until July 31 when Georgia voters go to the polls and Texas holds its runoff elections.
18 states still have to fill out their ballots for November; currently 10 Senators won't be back in January and over 50 House members. That number seems certain to grow.