The Green Papers: Tennessee 2021 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 2)
Governor:1 
2020 Census:6,916,897 (2.23% of 309,785,186)
2024, 2028 Electoral Votes:11(2.04% of 538)
2022-2030 Representatives:9(2.07% of 435)
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

           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 117th 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  Bill Hagerty
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Independent     Jason Jerrell Smith

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.
 Candidate list (4)
  Candidate Democratic     Carnita Atwater
  Candidate Democratic     Jason B. Martin
  Candidate Democratic     Casey Nicholson
  Candidate Democratic     Memphis City Council Member  J.B. Smiley, Jr.

117th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2024. No Term Limit. 117th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
7 Republican (7 Undetermined);
2 Democratic (2 Undetermined)

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 1 Republican Member of Congress  Diana Harshbarger
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (1) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Diana Harshbarger
FEC H0TN01118; 30 Jun 21; Tot $249,817; Dsb $110,396

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 2 Republican Member of Congress  Tim Burchett
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Mark Desmond Harmon
FEC H2TN02120
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Tim Burchett
FEC H8TN02119; 30 Jun 21; Tot $451,495; Dsb $294,397

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 3 Republican Member of Congress  Charles J. "Chuck" Fleischmann
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (7) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Matt Adams
FEC H2TN03235; 30 Jun 21; Tot $5,714; Dsb $1,375
  Candidate Democratic     Nathaniel "Nate" Doss, III
FEC H2TN03201; 30 Jun 21; Tot $0; Dsb $0
  Candidate Democratic     Mary "Meg" Gorman
FEC H2TN03219; 30 Jun 21; Tot $75; Dsb $4,675
  Candidate Republican     Sandy Casey
FEC H2TN03243
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Charles J. "Chuck" Fleischmann
FEC H0TN03254; 30 Jun 21; Tot $315,521; Dsb $73,792
  Candidate Republican     Kenneth Farrell "Kenny" Morgan, Sr.
FEC H2TN03227; 30 Jun 21; Tot $8,100; Dsb $4
  Candidate Republican     Greg Puccetti

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 4 Republican Member of Congress  Scott Eugene DesJarlais
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Scott Eugene DesJarlais
FEC H0TN04195; 30 Jun 21; Tot $23,399; Dsb $80,097
  Candidate Republican     Gerald W. Hood, III
FEC H2TN04274
  Candidate Republican     Lawrence N. D. "Doug" Meyer
FEC H2TN04282; 30 Jun 21; Tot $0; Dsb $3,624

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 5 Democratic Member of Congress  James H. S. "Jim" Cooper
First elected: 2002
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (6) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  James H. S. "Jim" Cooper
FEC H2TN05131; 30 Jun 21; Tot $598,402; Dsb $87,639
  Candidate Democratic     Jacquelyn Odessa "Odessa" Kelly
FEC H2TN05305; 30 Jun 21; Tot $302,933; Dsb $162,509
  Candidate Republican     Natisha Brooks
FEC H2TN05347
  Candidate Republican     Quincy McKnight
FEC H2TN05297
  Candidate Republican     Robert Starbuck "Robby" Newsom
aka Robert Starbuck.
FEC H2TN05339 or H2TN05321

FEC H2TN05339; 30 Jun 21; Tot $48,338; Dsb $4,207
  Candidate Independent     Richard Alan "Rick" Shannon, Jr.
FEC H2TN05313

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 6 Republican Member of Congress  John W. Rose
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  John W. Rose
FEC H8TN06094; 30 Jun 21; Tot $391,666; Dsb $106,726
  Candidate Independent     Christopher Brian Monday
FEC H8TN06078

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 7 Republican Member of Congress  Mark E. Green
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (1) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Mark E. Green
FEC H8TN07076; 30 Jun 21; Tot $416,411; Dsb $394,476

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 8 Republican Member of Congress  David Kustoff
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (1) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  David Kustoff
FEC H2TN07103; 30 Jun 21; Tot $502,977; Dsb $232,058

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 9 Democratic Member of Congress  Stephen Ira "Steve" Cohen
First elected: 2006
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Stephen Ira "Steve" Cohen
FEC H6TN09068; 30 Jun 21; Tot $116,253; Dsb $55,197
  Candidate Independent     Mark Brewer Crain
FEC H2TN09208
 

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, 11 candidates
  Republican: 10 incumbents, 16 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
Independents
  Independent: 4 candidates
 
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

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
  Southern Standard - McMinnville
  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
  WMC TV - NBC - Memphis
  WREG TV - Memphis
  WSMV TV - NBC - Nashville
  WTNZ TV - FOX - Knoxville
  WTVC - ABC - Chattanooga
  WTVF TV - CBS - Nashville
  WVLT TV - CBS - Knoxville

 


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