Tennessee's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

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Tennessee's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 7, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Phil Roe Republican Party
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Tennessee U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 1st Congressional District of Tennessee will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
April 3, 2014
August 7, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: 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]

Voter registration: To vote in the primary, voters had to register by July 8, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 6, 2014.[4]

See also: Tennessee elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Phil Roe (R), who was first elected in 2008.

Tennessee's 1st Congressional District is located in the northeastern portion of the state and includes Johnson, Carter, Sullivan, Washington, Unicoi, Greene, Hamblen, Hawkins, Hancock, Cocke and Sevier counties.[5]


Campaign contributions

Phil Roe

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Roe's reports.[7]

Phil Roe (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 12, 2013$389,641.22$2,400$(53,428.44)$338,612.78
July Quarterly[9]July 15, 2013$338,612.78$99,554$(80,295.66)$357,871.12
October Quarterly[10]October 15, 2013$366,167.19$144,225$(63,996.8)$446,395.39
Year-End[11]January 15, 2014$446,395$102,493$(74,740)$474,793
April Quarterly[12]April 15, 2014$474,793.59$13,065$(27,962.84)$459,895.75
Running totals

District history

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On November 6, 2012, Phil Roe (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Alan Woodruff, Karen Brackett, Michael Salyer, and Robert N Smith in the general election.

U.S. House, Tennessee District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Alan Woodruff 19.9% 47,663
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPhil Roe Incumbent 76% 182,252
     Green Robert N Smith 1.2% 2,872
     Independent Karen Brackett 2% 4,837
     Independent Michael Salyer 0.9% 2,048
Total Votes 239,672
Source: Tennessee Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Phil Roe won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michael Edward Clark (D) and Kermit E. Steck (I) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPhil Roe incumbent 80.8% 123,006
     Democratic Michael Edward Clark 17.1% 26,045
     Independent Kermit E. Steck 2% 3,110
Total Votes 152,161

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