The Green Papers: Tennessee 2019 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 2)
Governor:1 
2010 Census:6,375,431 (2.06% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electoral Votes:11(2.04% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:9(2.07% of 435)
Capital:Nashville
 

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Tennessee State and Local Government

Tennessee 2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:
Democrats   Republicans


 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 116th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Republican Senator  Marsha Blackburn
Previously served in the U.S. House, 2003-2019; first elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Marsha Blackburn
FEC S8TN00337

Class 2 Republican Senator  Lamar Alexander
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2008, 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Open Seat - 18 December 2018: "I will not be a candidate for re-election to the United States Senate in 2020."
 Candidate list (7)
  Candidate Democratic     James Mackler
FEC S8TN00311; 30 Jun 19; Tot $549,994; Dsb $442,957
  Candidate Republican     Danny Clyde "Clyde" Benson, II
  Candidate Republican     Joshua Dominique Gregory "Josh" Gapp
FEC S0TN00151
  Candidate Republican     Garrett Lance "Lance" Nichols
FEC S0TN00128
  Candidate Republican     Geoffrey Stokes "Stokes" Nielson
FEC S0TN00136
  Candidate Republican     Aaron Leo Pettigrew
FEC S8TN00394
  Candidate Republican     Manny Sethi
FEC S0TN00144; 30 Jun 19; Tot $1,569,506; Dsb $36,803

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms. GOVERNOR is the only Statewide elected officer, All Governors

  Republican Governor  Bill Lee
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

116th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2021. No Term Limit. 116th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
7 Republican (7 Undetermined);
2 Democratic (2 Undetermined)

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 1 Republican Congressman  David Phillip "Phil" Roe
First elected: 2008
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (4) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Christopher Lee "Chris" Rowe
FEC H0TN01043; 30 Jun 19; Tot $3,610; Dsb $2,735
  Candidate Democratic     Larry Joseph Smith
FEC H0TN01050
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  David Phillip "Phil" Roe
FEC H6TN01388; 30 Jun 19; Tot $55,959; Dsb $71,753
  Candidate Republican     Nichole Williams

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 2 Republican Congressman  Tim Burchett
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Tim Burchett
FEC H8TN02119; 30 Jun 19; Tot $266,779; Dsb $82,371

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 3 Republican Congressman  Charles J. "Chuck" Fleischmann
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Charles J. "Chuck" Fleischmann
FEC H0TN03254; 30 Jun 19; Tot $319,059; Dsb $102,695

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 4 Republican Congressman  Scott Eugene DesJarlais
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Steven Erich Hubbard
FEC H0TN47012; 30 Jun 19; Tot $100; Dsb $0
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Scott Eugene DesJarlais
FEC H0TN04195; 30 Jun 19; Tot $122,655; Dsb $29,297
  Candidate Republican     Lawrence Norville Douglas "Doug" Meyer, III
FEC H0TN04260; 30 Jun 19; Tot $3,094; Dsb $2,994

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 5 Democratic Congressman  James H. S. "Jim" Cooper
First elected: 2002
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  James H. S. "Jim" Cooper
FEC H2TN05131; 30 Jun 19; Tot $272,505; Dsb $152,214

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 6 Republican Congressman  John W. Rose
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Christopher Brian Monday
FEC H8TN06078
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  John W. Rose
FEC H8TN06094; 30 Jun 19; Tot $370,168; Dsb $136,881

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 7 Republican Congressman  Mark E. Green
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Mark E. Green
FEC H8TN07076; 30 Jun 19; Tot $266,377; Dsb $274,586

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 8 Republican Congressman  David Kustoff
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  David Kustoff
FEC H2TN07103; 30 Jun 19; Tot $661,248; Dsb $239,157

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 9 Democratic Congressman  Stephen Ira "Steve" Cohen
First elected: 2006
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Corey Strong
 

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 2 incumbents, 6 candidates
  Republican: 10 incumbents, 17 candidates
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Constitution (affiliates)
  Green (affiliates)
  Libertarian
Other Third Parties
  Right to Life
  Unity
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Links Links to other web sites

Constitution   Links to State Constitutions
  Tennessee Code and Constitution
Election Authority
  Department of State
  Division of Elections
  Tennessee Registry of Election Finance
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Tennessee General Assembly
  Tennessee General Assembly - House
  Tennessee General Assembly - Senate
Democratic
  Tennessee Democratic Party
Republican
  Tennessee Republican Party
Third Party
  Constitution Party of Tennessee
  Green Party of Tennessee
  Green Party of Tennessee
  Libertarian Party of Tennessee
  Tennessee Right to Life
  The Unity Party of Tennessee
Media & others
  Citizen Tribune - Lakeway Region
  Cleveland Daily Banner
  Lebanon Democrat & Wilson County News
  Politics1.com - Tennessee
  Shelbyville Times-Gazette
  The Commercial Appeal - Memphis
  The Daily News Journal - Murfreesboro
  The Elizabethton Star
  The Knoxville News Sentinel
  The Oak Ridger - Oak Ridge
  The Tennessean - Nashville
  WATE TV - ABC - Knoxville
  WATN-TV - WLMT-TV - localmemphis.com - ABC - Memphis
  WBBJ TV - ABC - Jackson
  WBIR TV - NBC - Knoxville
  WDEF TV - CBS - Chattanooga
  WJHL TV - CBS - Johnson City
  WKRN TV - ABC - Nashville
  WLTV TV - CBS - Knoxville
  WMC TV - NBC - Memphis
  WREG TV - Memphis
  WSMV TV - NBC - Nashville
  WTNZ TV - FOX - Knoxville
  WTVC - ABC - Chattanooga
  WTVF TV - CBS - Nashville

 


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