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Tennessee's 9th Congressional District

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Tennessee's 9th Congressional District
TN 9th District Map.PNG
Current incumbentSteve Cohen Democratic Party
Population710,874
Gender47.4% Male, 52.6% Female
Race28.2% White, 63.8% Black, 1.9% Asian
Ethnicity7% Hispanic
Unemployment14.7%
Median household income$36,142
High school graduation rate83.8%
College graduation rate22.8%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 9th District is located in the southwest region of Tennessee. It sits entirely in Shelby county and includes the city of Memphis.[1]

The current representative of the 9th Congressional District is Steve Cohen (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Tennessee's 9th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 9th Congressional District of Tennessee will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Tennessee's 9th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 9th Congressional District of Tennessee held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Steve Cohen won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 9 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Cohen Incumbent 75.1% 188,422
     Republican George Flinn Jr. 23.8% 59,742
     Independent Gregory Joiner 0.5% 1,372
     Independent Brian Saulsberry 0.6% 1,448
Total Votes 250,984
Source: Tennessee Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Steve Cohen won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charlotte Bergmann (D), Sandra Sullivan (I), Perry Steele (I) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 9 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Cohen incumbent 74% 99,827
     Republican Charlotte Bergmann 25.1% 33,879
     Independent Sandra Sullivan 0.5% 673
     Independent Perry Steele 0.4% 528
Total Votes 134,907

2008
On November 4, 2008, Steve Cohen won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jake Ford (I), Dewey Clark (I) and Mary "Taylor Shelby" Wright (I) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 9 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Cohen incumbent 87.9% 198,798
     Independent Jake Ford 4.9% 11,003
     Independent Dewey Clark 4.4% 10,047
     Independent Mary "Taylor Shelby" Wright 2.8% 6,434
Total Votes 226,282

2006
On November 7, 2006, Steve Cohen won election to the United States House. He defeated Mark White (R) and Jake Ford (I) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 9 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Cohen 59.9% 103,341
     Republican Mark White 18% 31,002
     Independent Jake Ford 22.2% 38,243
Total Votes 172,586

2004
On November 2, 2004, Harold E. Ford, Jr. won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ruben M. Fort (R) and Jim Maynard (Write-in) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 9 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHarold E. Ford, Jr. incumbent 82% 190,648
     Republican Ruben M. Fort 17.9% 41,578
     Write-in Jim Maynard 0.1% 166
Total Votes 232,392

2002
On November 5, 2002, Harold E. Ford, Jr. won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tony Rush (I) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 9 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHarold E. Ford, Jr. incumbent 83.8% 120,904
     Independent Tony Rush 16.1% 23,208
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 148
Total Votes 144,260

2000
On November 7, 2000, Harold E. Ford, Jr. won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 9 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHarold E. Ford, Jr. incumbent 100% 143,298
     N/A Write-in 0% 36
Total Votes 143,334

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 9th 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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