Eric Schechter

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Eric Schechter
Former candidate for
U.S. Senate, Tennessee
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionRetired Math Professor
Campaign website
Eric Schechter was a 2014 Independent candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from Tennessee.[1] Although he ran as an Independent candidate, his website stated: "I’m about as far to the left as one can go — I’m a Lennonist. That’s John Lennon, not Vladimir Lenin."[2] Eric Schechter lost the general election on November 4, 2014.


Schechter is a retired math professor.[2]



See also: United States Senate elections in Tennessee, 2014

Schechter ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Tennessee. Eric Schechter lost the general election on November 4, 2014.

Election results

U.S. Senate, Tennessee General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLamar Alexander Incumbent 61.9% 849,629
     Democratic Gordon Ball 31.8% 437,251
     Independent Ed Gauthier 0.2% 2,311
     Independent Bartholomew Phillips 0.2% 2,380
     Independent C. Salekin 0.1% 784
     Independent Danny Page 0.6% 7,710
     Independent Eric Schechter 0.1% 1,668
     Constitution Joe Wilmoth 2.6% 36,063
     Independent Joshua James 0.4% 5,672
     Independent Rick Tyler 0.4% 5,753
     Tea Party Tom Emerson, Jr. 0.8% 11,149
     Green Martin Pleasant 0.9% 12,536
Total Votes 1,372,906
Source: Tennessee Secretary of State Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.

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