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Tennessee State House elections, 2010

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Tennessee House of Representatives
Elections for the office of Tennessee House of Representatives were held in Tennessee on November 2, 2010. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was April 1, 2010 and the primary Election Day was on August 5, 2010.

November 2 General Election Results

The following candidates won election on November 2, 2010:


  1. Andrew H. Holt
  2. Art Swann
  3. Barbara Cooper
  4. Barrett Rich
  5. Beth Harwell
  6. Bill Dunn
  7. Bill Harmon
  8. Bill Sanderson
  9. Brenda Gilmore
  10. Cameron Sexton
  11. Charles Curtiss
  12. Charles Sargent, Jr.
  13. Craig Fitzhugh
  14. Curry Todd
  15. Curtis Halford
  16. Curtis Johnson
  17. Dale Ford
  18. David Alexander, Tennessee
  19. David Hawk
  20. David Shepard
  21. Debra Maggart
  22. Dennis Powers
  23. Dennis Roach
  24. Don Miller
  25. Eddie Bass
  26. Eric Watson
  27. Frank Niceley
  28. G.A. Hardaway
  29. Gary Moore, Sr.
  30. Gary Odom
  31. Gerald McCormick
  32. Glen Casada
  33. Harry Brooks
  34. Harry Tindell
  35. James Naifeh
  36. Janis Baird Sontany
  37. Jeanne Richardson
  38. Jeremy Faison
  39. Jim Cobb
  40. Jim Coley
  41. Jim Gotto
  42. Jimmy Eldridge
  43. Jimmy Matlock
  44. Joanne Favors
  45. Joe Armstrong
  46. Joe Carr
  47. Joe Pitts (Tennessee)
  48. Joe Towns, Jr.
  49. Joey Hensley
  50. John DeBerry, Jr.
  51. John Ragan
  52. John Tidwell
  53. John W. Forgety
  54. John Windle
  55. Johnnie Turner
  56. Johnny Shaw
  57. Jon Lundberg
  58. Joshua Evans
  59. Judd Matheny
  60. Julia Cheyanne Hurley
  61. Karen Camper
  62. Kelly Keisling
  63. Kent Williams, Tennessee Representative
  64. Kevin Brooks
  65. Larry Miller
  66. Linda Elam
  67. Lois DeBerry
  68. Mark Pody
  69. Mark White
  70. Mary Pruitt
  71. Matthew Hill
  72. Michael McDonald
  73. Michael Turner (Tennessee)
  74. Mike Harrison
  75. Mike Kernell
  76. Mike Sparks (Tennessee)
  77. Mike Stewart
  78. Pat Marsh
  79. Phillip Johnson
  80. Richard B. Womick
  81. Richard Floyd
  82. Richard Montgomery
  83. Robert Ramsey
  84. Ron Lollar
  85. Ryan Haynes
  86. Ryan Williams
  87. Scotty Campbell
  88. Sheila Butt
  89. Sherry Jones
  90. Stephen McManus
  91. Steve Hall (Tennessee)
  92. Steve McDaniel
  93. Terri Lynn Weaver
  94. Tim Wirgau
  95. Tommie Brown
  96. Tony Shipley
  97. Ulysses Jones, Jr.
  98. Vance Dennis
  99. Vince Dean

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state houses

Heading into the November 2 election, the Republican Party held the majority in the Tennessee House of Representatives:

Tennessee House of Representatives
Party As of November 1, 2010 After the 2010 Election
     Democratic Party 48 34
     Republican Party 51 64
     Independent 1 1
Total 99 99


Campaign contributions

This chart shows how many candidates ran for state house in Tennessee in past years and the cumulative amount of dollars raised in state senate races, including contributions in both primary and general election contests. All figures come from Follow The Money.[1]

Year Number of candidates Total contributions
2010 219 $9,478,590
2008 196 $8,438,759
2006 223 $8,401,196
2004 215 $8,782,967
2002 263 $4,826,538

In 2010, the candidates for state house raised a total of $9,478,590 in campaign contributions. The top 10 donors were:[2]

Donor Amount
Tennessee Legislative Campaign Cmte $449,568
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association $184,650
Tennessee Bankers Association $153,250
House Democratic Caucus $145,953
Tennessee Education Association $138,376
Tennessee Medical Association $132,550
CAS-PAC $122,950
Tennessee Democratic Party $122,126
Federal Express $120,050
Tennessee Association of Realtors $119,750

Qualifications

To be eligible to serve in the Tennessee House of Representatives, a candidate must be:[3]

  • A U.S. citizen
  • 21 years old before the general election
  • A three-year resident of Tennessee before the general election
  • A district resident for 1 year prior to the general election
  • A qualified voter
  • The following situations would eliminate a candidate from qualifying for office:
    • Those who have been convicted of offering or giving a bribe, or of larceny, or any other offense declared infamous by law, unless restored to citizenship in the mode pointed out by law;
    • Those against whom there is a judgment unpaid for any moneys received by them, in any official capacity, due to the United States, to this state, or any county thereof;
    • Those who are defaulters to the treasury at the time of the election, and the election of any such person shall be void;
    • Soldiers, seamen, marines, or airmen in the regular army or navy or air force of the United States; and
    • Members of congress, and persons holding any office of profit or trust under any foreign power, other state of the union, or under the United States.

Incumbency

Unopposed incumbents

2010 state legislative elections analyzed using a Competitiveness Index

34 incumbents (37%) faced no competition in the November 2 general election.

  • 12 Democratic incumbents faced no November challenger.
  • 22 GOP incumbents faced no November challenger.

Primary challenges

Only 11 incumbents (12%) faced competition in the June 1 primary. One incumbent, Republican Eric Swafford lost to his challenger Cameron Sexton.[4] The following 10 incumbents (4 Democrats, 6 Republicans) won their primaries:

Retiring incumbents

Eight incumbent representatives did not run for re-election, while 91 incumbents (92%) ran for re-election. Of the 8 incumbents who did not run for re-election, 2 are Democrats and 6 are Republicans.

Incumbents who retired are:

List of candidates

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District 1

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Jon Lundberg: 5,094 Approveda Incumbent Lundberg was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2006.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Jon Lundberg 10,115 Green check mark transparent.png

District 2

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Tony Shipley: 5,528 Approveda Incumbent Shipley was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Nathan Vaughn 6,262
Republican Party Tony Shipley 10,183 Green check mark transparent.png

District 3

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
Note: Incumbent Jason Mumpower (R) did not run for re-election.
Independent Independent candidates:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Joe Mike Akard 3,833
Republican Party Scotty Campbell 10,782 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Thomas White 307
Independent Parke S. Morris 123

District 4

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
Independent Independent candidate:
  • Kent Williams Incumbent Williams was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2006.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Jerome Cochran 5,899
Independent Kent Williams 7,937 Green check mark transparent.png

District 5

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • David Hawk: 6,855 Approveda Incumbent Hawk was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2002.
Independent Independent candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party David Hawk 10,838 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Karen Sherry Brackett 2,071

District 6

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Dale Ford 14,531 Green check mark transparent.png

District 7

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Matthew Hill: 4,567 Approveda Incumbent Hill was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2004.
Independent Independent candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Todd Mrozek 4,122
Republican Party Matthew Hill 8,320 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Jesse Overbey 416

District 8

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
Note: Incumbent Joe McCord (R) did not run for re-election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Marvin Pratt 2,862
Republican Party Art Swann 12,620 Green check mark transparent.png

District 9

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Mike Harrison: 7,109 Approveda Incumbent Harrison was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2002.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Mike Harrison 10,172 Green check mark transparent.png

District 10

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Larry D. Mullins 4,409
Republican Party Don Miller 9,035 Green check mark transparent.png

District 11

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Eddie Yokley: 1,527 Approveda Incumbent Yokley was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2002.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Eddie Yokley 6,636
Republican Party Jeremy Faison 8,178 Green check mark transparent.png

District 12

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Richard Montgomery: 4,616 Approveda Incumbent Montgomery was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1998.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Gary T. Eichmann 2,112
Republican Party Richard Montgomery 13,605 Green check mark transparent.png

District 13

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Harry Tindell: 856 Approveda Incumbent Tindell was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1990.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
No Republican ran for this office.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Harry Tindell 6,853 Green check mark transparent.png

District 14

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Ryan Haynes: 11,434 Approveda Incumbent Haynes was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Ryan Haynes 21,786 Green check mark transparent.png

District 15

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Joe Armstrong: 897 Approveda Incumbent Lundberg was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1988.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
No Republican ran for this office.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Joe Armstrong 5,153 Green check mark transparent.png

District 16

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Bill Dunn: 9,519 Approveda Incumbent Dunn was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1994.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Bill Dunn 16,846 Green check mark transparent.png

District 17

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Frank Niceley: 8,368 Approveda Incumbent Niceley was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2004.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mike Dockery 4,233
Republican Party Frank Niceley 12,638 Green check mark transparent.png

District 18

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
Note: Incumbent Stacey Campfield (R) did not run for re-election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Sam Alexander 4,719
Republican Party Steve Hall 11,425 Green check mark transparent.png

District 19

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Harry Brooks: 7,599 Approveda Incumbent Brooks was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2002.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Harry Brooks 12,976 Green check mark transparent.png

District 20

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Robert Ramsey: 7,944 Approveda Incumbent Ramsey was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Robert Ramsey 14,071 Green check mark transparent.png

District 21

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Jimmy Matlock: 12,189 Approveda Incumbent Matlock was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2006.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Jimmy Matlock 17,839 Green check mark transparent.png

District 22

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Eric Watson: 8,749 Approveda Incumbent Watson was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2006.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Eric Watson 11,714 Green check mark transparent.png

District 23

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
Note: Incumbent Mike Bell (R) did not seek re-election but instead ran for the District 9 state senate seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party John W. Forgety 12,231 Green check mark transparent.png

District 24

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Kevin Brooks: 8,158 Approveda Incumbent Brooks was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2006.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Kevin Brooks 10,647 Green check mark transparent.png

District 25

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
Independent Independent candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Charles Ray Rains 7,117
Republican Party Cameron Sexton 15,434 Green check mark transparent.png
IndependentKevin Klingberg 432

District 26

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Gerald McCormick: 7,275 Approveda Incumbent McCormick was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2004.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Gerald McCormick 14,328 Green check mark transparent.png

District 27

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Richard Floyd: 7,916 Approveda Incumbent Floyd was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2006.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Richard Floyd 13,905 Green check mark transparent.png

District 28

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Tommie Brown: 2,194 Approveda Incumbent Brown was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1992.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Tommie Brown 7,249 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Teresa Wood 2,869

District 29

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • JoAnne Favors: 2,294 Approveda Incumbent Favors was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2004.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
No Republican ran for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party JoAnne Favors 8,793 Green check mark transparent.png

District 30

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Vince Dean: 6,364 Approveda Incumbent Dean was first elected to the Tennessee House in April 2006.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Vince Dean 13,555 Green check mark transparent.png

District 31

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Jim Cobb: 9,092 Approveda Incumbent Cobb was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2006.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Jim Cobb 13,789 Green check mark transparent.png

District 32

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Dennis Ferguson 7,836
Republican Party Julia Cheyanne Hurley 8,833 Green check mark transparent.png

District 33

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Jim Hackworth: 2,432 Approveda Incumbent Hackworth was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2002.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jim Hackworth 7,270
Republican Party John Ragan 8,569 Green check mark transparent.png

District 34

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
Note: Incumbent Donna Rowland (R) did not run for re-election.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Bill Shacklett 7,736
Republican Party Richard B. Womick 16,390 Green check mark transparent.png

District 35

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Dennis Roach: 6,607 Approveda Incumbent Roach was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1994.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Dennis Roach 9,981 Green check mark transparent.png

District 36

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Keith Clotfelter 4,838
Republican Party Dennis Powers 7,016 Green check mark transparent.png

District 37

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Bill Harmon: 5,361 Approveda Incumbent Harmon was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2002.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
No Republican ran for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Bill Harmon 9,808 Green check mark transparent.png

District 38

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Leslie Winningham: 5,383 Approveda Incumbent Winningham was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1984.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Leslie Winningham 6,141
Republican Party Kelly Keisling 7,965 Green check mark transparent.png

District 39

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • George Fraley: 3,685 Approveda Incumbent Fraley was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1996.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party George Fraley 6,045
Republican Party David Alexander 11,566 Green check mark transparent.png

District 40

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Terri Lynn Weaver: 6,378 Approveda Incumbent Weaver was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2009.
Independent Independent candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party James Hale 6,680
Republican Party Terri Lynn Weaver 8,370 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Pleas Ford 221

District 41

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • John Windle: 5,873 Approveda Incumbent Windle was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1994.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John Windle 8,701 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Patrick McCurdy 4,864

District 42

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Henry Fincher: 3,189 Approveda Incumbent Fincher was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2006.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Henry Fincher 7,456
Republican Party Ryan Williams 9,222 Green check mark transparent.png

District 43

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Charles Curtiss: 3,892 Approveda Incumbent Curtiss was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1994.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
No Republican ran for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Charles Curtiss 9,141 Green check mark transparent.png

District 44

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Michael McDonald: 1,694 Approveda Incumbent McDonald was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1995.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Michael McDonald 8,594 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Matt Wynne 8,123

District 45

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Debra Maggart: 7,293 Approveda Incumbent Maggart was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2004.
Independent Independent candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Charles Ihrig 5,154
Republican Party Debra Maggart 15,181 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Jay Kalbes 424

District 46

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Stratton Bone, Jr.: 5,862 Approveda Incumbent Bone was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1996.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Stratton Bone, Jr. 8,181
Republican Party Mark Pody 9,270 Green check mark transparent.png

District 47

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Judd Matheny: 2,713 Approveda Incumbent Matheny was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2002.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Judd Matheny 11,723 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party David Clark 4,888

District 48

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Joe Carr: 5,844 Approveda Incumbent Carr was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party David B. LaRoche 6,140
Republican Party Joe Carr 10,143 Green check mark transparent.png

District 49

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Kent Coleman: 1,845 Approveda Incumbent Coleman was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2002.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Kent Coleman 7,728
Republican Party Mike Sparks 10,668 Green check mark transparent.png

District 50

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Gary Moore, Sr.: 2,650 Approveda Incumbent Moore was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2004.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
Independent Independent candidates:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Gary Moore, Sr. 8,753 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Dave Hall (Tennessee) 6,860
Independent Nina Ground 173
Independent Dave Rosenberg 342

District 51

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Michael Turner: 2,301 Approveda Incumbent Turner was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2000.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Michael Turner 7,990 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Charles Williamson 7,268

District 52

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Mike Stewart: 2,177 Approveda Incumbent Stewart was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2008.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
No Republican ran for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mike Stewart 8,326 Green check mark transparent.png

District 53

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Janis Baird Sontany: 1,977 Approveda Incumbent Sontany was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2002.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
Independent Independent candidate

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Janis Baird Sontany 6,698 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Tonya Miller 3,946
Independent Daniel Lewis 425

District 54

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Brenda Gilmore: 3,590 Approveda Incumbent Gilmore was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2006.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
No Republican ran for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Brenda Gilmore 11,256 Green check mark transparent.png

District 55

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Gary Odom: 3,428 Approveda Incumbent Odom was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1986.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Gary Odom 8,624 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Timothy Lee 6,349

District 56

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Beth Harwell: 7,984 Approveda Incumbent Harwell was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1988.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Matthew Kenigson 9,053
Republican Party Beth Harwell 18,831 Green check mark transparent.png

District 57

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
Note: Incumbent Susan Lynn did not seek re-election but instead ran unsuccessfully for the District 17 state senate seat.
Independent Independent candidates:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Allen Barry 5,506
Republican Party Linda Elam 17,269 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Luther C. Lenning 2,234
Independent Heather Scott 2,451

District 58

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
No Republican ran for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mary Pruitt 7,653 Green check mark transparent.png

District 59

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Sherry Jones: 1,424 Approveda Incumbent Jones was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1994.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Sherry Jones 6,023 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Duane Dominy 3,586

District 60

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Note:Incumbent Ben West, Jr. (D) did not run for re-election.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Sam Coleman 8,322
Republican Party Jim Gotto 8,795 Green check mark transparent.png

District 61

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Charles Sargent, Jr. 22,498 Green check mark transparent.png

District 62

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jenny W. Hunt 4,021
Republican Party Pat Marsh 11,931 Green check mark transparent.png

District 63

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Glen Casada: 8,963 Approveda Incumbent Casada was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2001.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Glen Casada 26,163 Green check mark transparent.png

District 64

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Ty Cobb: 3,608 Approveda Incumbent Cobb was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2008.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
Independent Independent candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Ty Cobb 8,649
Republican Party Sheila Butt 10,790 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Ricky Martin 359

District 65

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Eddie Bass: 3,997 Approveda Incumbent Bass was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2006.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
Independent Independent candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Eddie Bass 8,099 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Billy Spivey 7,131
Independent Ted Roop 326

District 66

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Joshua Evans: 7,039 Approveda Incumbent Evans was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Billy Carneal 6,794
Republican Party Joshua Evans 10,941 Green check mark transparent.png

District 67

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Joe Pitts: 5,438 Approveda Incumbent Pitts was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2006.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Joe Pitts 5,387 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Neil Revlett 4,750

District 68

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Curtis Johnson: 5,545 Approveda Incumbent Johnson was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2004.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Brett Ramsey 5,891
Republican Party Curtis Johnson 10,804 Green check mark transparent.png

District 69

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • David Shepard: 4,764 Approveda Incumbent Shepard was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2000.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party David Shepard 7,815 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Wayne White 6,663

District 70

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Joey Hensley: 7,346 Approveda Incumbent Hensley was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2002.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Calvin Moore 5,614
Republican Party Joey Hensley 10,026 Green check mark transparent.png

District 71

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Vance Dennis: 7,307 Approveda Incumbent Dennis was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Vance Dennis 10,742 Green check mark transparent.png

District 72

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Steve McDaniel: 7,358 Approveda Incumbent McDaniel was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1988.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Steve McDaniel 12,071 Green check mark transparent.png

District 73

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Jimmy Eldridge: 8,038 Approveda Incumbent Eldridge was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2002.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Jimmy Eldridge14,065 Green check mark transparent.png

District 74

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • John Tidwell: 5,776 Approveda Incumbent Tidwell was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1996.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
No Republican ran for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John Tidwell 9,650 Green check mark transparent.png

District 75

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Willie Borchert: 5,554 Approveda Incumbent Borchert was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2002.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Willie Borchert 7,724
Republican Party Tim Wirgau 10,122 Green check mark transparent.png

District 76

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Mark Maddox: 2,931 Approveda Incumbent Maddox was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1996.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mark Maddox 6,695
Republican Party Andrew H. Holt 8,339 Green check mark transparent.png

District 77

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Judy Barker: 4,295 Approveda Incumbent Barker was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2008.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Judy Barker 7,939
Republican Party Bill Sanderson 8,225 Green check mark transparent.png

District 78

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Phillip Johnson: 6,249 Approveda Incumbent Johnson was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2002.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Danny R. Twork 4,307
Republican Party Phillip Johnson 10,697 Green check mark transparent.png

District 79

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Curtis Halford: 6,536 Approveda Incumbent Halford was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Joe M. Shepard 5,315
Republican Party Curtis Halford 11,207 Green check mark transparent.png

District 80

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Johnny Shaw: 4,793 Approveda Incumbent Shaw was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2000.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Johnny Shaw 7,638 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Mark Johnstone 5,865

District 81

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • James Naifeh: 3,867 Approveda Incumbent Naifeh was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1974.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party James Naifeh 7,730 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Jim Hardin 7,293

District 82

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Craig Fitzhugh: 4,235 Approveda Incumbent Fitzhugh was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1994.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Craig Fitzhugh 6,964 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Johnny Edwards 6,680

District 83

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Mark White: 9,388 Approveda Incumbent White was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2010.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Mark White 15,925 Green check mark transparent.png

District 84

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
No Republican ran for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Joe Towns, Jr. 10,596 Green check mark transparent.png

District 85

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Johnnie Turner 14,674 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Edgar A. Babian 2,072

District 86

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Barbara Cooper: 4,840 Approveda Incumbent Cooper was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1996.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Barbara Cooper 7,293 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Harold M. Baker 3,326

District 87

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
No Republican ran for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Karen Camper 6,111 Green check mark transparent.png

District 88

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Larry Miller: 4,176 Approveda Incumbent Miller was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1994.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
No Republican ran for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Larry Miller 7,109 Green check mark transparent.png

District 89

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Jeanne Richardson: 3,867 Approveda Incumbent Richardson was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2007.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jeanne Richardson 5,373 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Clay Shelton 3,510

District 90

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • John Deberry, Jr.: 6,170 Approveda Incumbent Deberry was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1994.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
No Republican ran for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John Deberry, Jr. 8,543 Green check mark transparent.png

District 91

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Lois DeBerry: 5,563 Approveda Incumbent DeBerry was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1972.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Lois DeBerry 7,588 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Arnold Weiner 1,955

District 92

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • G.A. Hardaway: 5,571 Approveda Incumbent Hardaway was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2006.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
No Republican ran for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party G.A. Hardaway 8,254 Green check mark transparent.png

District 93

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Mike Kernell: 4,592 Approveda Incumbent Kernell was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1974.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mike Kernell 6,482 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Tim Cook 4,518

District 94

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Barrett Rich: 9,401 Approveda Incumbent Rich was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2008.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Stephanie Nails-Colbeck 4,508
Republican Party Barrett Rich 14,984 Green check mark transparent.png

District 95

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Curry Todd: 14,254 Approveda Incumbent Todd was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1998.
Independent Independent candidate:

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Curry Todd 22,611 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Christian R. Johnson 4,419

District 96

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Stephen McManus: 7,901 Approveda Incumbent McManus was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2006.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Stephen McManus 13,202 Green check mark transparent.png

District 97

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
  • Jim Coley: 7,210 Approveda Incumbent Coley was first elected to the Tennessee House in 2006.

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Jim Coley 11,776 Green check mark transparent.png

District 98

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
  • Ulysses Jones, Jr.: 5,766 Approveda Incumbent Jones was first elected to the Tennessee House in 1986.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:
No Republican ran for this seat.

November 2 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Ulysses Jones, Jr. 8,377 Green check mark transparent.png

District 99

Democratic Party August 5 Democratic primary result:
No Democrat ran for this seat.
Republican Party August 5 GOP primary result:

November 2 General election candidates:

Republican Party Ron Lollar 18,438 Green check mark transparent.png

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