Tennessee's 6th Congressional District

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Tennessee's 6th Congressional District
TN 6th District Map.PNG
Current incumbentDiane Black Republican Party
Population713,928
Gender48.7% Male, 51.3% Female
Race91.9% White, 4.4% Black
Ethnicity3.7% Hispanic
Unemployment9.6%
Median household income$41,842
High school graduation rate83.4%
College graduation rate18.9%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Tennessee's 6th Congressional District is located in the northern and north-central portion of the state and includes Pickett, Frentress, Cumberland, White, DeKalb, Cannon, Coffee, Wilson, Smith, Jackson, Overton, Clay, Putnam, Trousdale, Macon, Sumner and Robertson counties.[1]

The current representative of the 6th Congressional District is Diane Black (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Tennessee's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 6th Congressional District of Tennessee will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Tennessee's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 6th Congressional District of Tennessee held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Diane Black won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDiane Black Incumbent 76.4% 184,383
     Green Pat Riley 9% 21,633
     Independent Scott Beasley 14.4% 34,766
     Write-In N/A 0.2% 459
Total Votes 241,241
Source: Tennessee Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Diane Black won election to the United States House. She defeated Brett Carter (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDiane Black 69.6% 128,517
     Democratic Brett Carter 30.4% 56,145
Total Votes 184,662

2008
On November 4, 2008, Bart Gordon won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Chris Baker (I) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 6 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBart Gordon incumbent 74.4% 194,264
     Independent Chris Baker 25.6% 66,764
Total Votes 261,028

2006
On November 7, 2006, Bart Gordon won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David R. Davis (R), Robert L. Garrison (I) and Norman R. Saliba (I) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 6 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBart Gordon incumbent 67.1% 129,069
     Republican David R. Davis 31.4% 60,392
     Independent Robert L. Garrison 1.1% 2,035
     Independent Norman R. Saliba 0.5% 884
Total Votes 192,380

2004
On November 2, 2004, Bart Gordon won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Nick Demas (R), J. Patrick Lyons (I) and Norman R. Saliba (I) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 6 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBart Gordon incumbent 64.2% 167,448
     Republican Nick Demas 33.6% 87,523
     Independent J. Patrick Lyons 1.5% 3,869
     Independent Norman R. Saliba 0.7% 1,802
Total Votes 260,642

2002
On November 5, 2002, Bart Gordon won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robert L. Garrison (R) and J. Patrick Lyons (I) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 6 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBart Gordon incumbent 65.9% 117,119
     Republican Robert L. Garrison 32.3% 57,397
     Independent J. Patrick Lyons 1.7% 3,065
     N/A Write-in 0% 47
Total Votes 177,628

2000
On November 7, 2000, Bart Gordon won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David Charles (R) and Jim Coffer (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 6 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBart Gordon incumbent 62.1% 168,861
     Republican David Charles 35.7% 97,169
     Libertarian Jim Coffer 1.7% 4,685
     N/A Write-in 0.4% 1,184
Total Votes 271,899

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 6th Congressional District prior to the 2010 redistricting.
See also: Redistricting in Tennessee

In 2011, the Tennessee State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census. Tennessee did not lose or gain any seats in the redistricting process.[9]

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