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Filing deadline report: Colorful field for Tennessee Governor

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April 8, 2014

South Dakota

By Garrett Fortin

Nashville, Tennessee: One state executive position, governor, is up for election in 2014 in the state of Tennessee.

The primary election is scheduled for August 7, 2014. Tennessee is one of 14 states that uses an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[1][2][3]

The incumbent is seeking re-election. He is:

On Thursday, April 3, the filing period for primary candidates came to a close. The following list of candidates is current as of April 7, 2014.

A total of 18 candidates filed for the office - 4 Republicans, 7 Democrats, 1 Constitution Party, 1 Green Party, 1 Libertarian and 4 independents.

Governor

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