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<p align="justify">''Located in the Southeastern United States, Tennessee is bordered by [[Kentucky]], [[North Carolina]], [[Georgia]], [[Virginia]], [[Alabama]], [[Mississippi]], [[Arkansas]] and [[Missouri]]. Nicknamed “the Volunteer State,” Tennessee was admitted to the Union in 1796 as the 16th state. While Tennessee’s capital and second largest city is [[Nashville, Tennessee|Nashville]], the largest city in the Tennessee is [[Memphis, Tennessee|Memphis]]. <br><br>Tennessee has two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Tennessee|U.S. Senate]], a total of nine members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Tennessee|U.S. House of Representatives]], 33 members of the [[Tennessee State Senate]] and 99 members of the [[Tennessee House of Representatives]].''</p></td></tr>
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Welcome to Tennessee on Ballotpedia!

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Tennessee, nicknamed "The Volunteer State" borders Kentucky, North Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas and Missouri. It was admitted to the Union in 1796 as the 16th state. While Tennessee’s capital and second largest city is Nashville, the largest city in the Tennessee is Memphis.

Tennessee has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of nine members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 33 members of the State Senate and 99 members of the House of Representatives.


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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Bob Corker
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Tennessee 2007January 3, 2019November 2018Link
Lamar Alexander
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Tennessee 2003January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014Link


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Charles J. Fleischmann
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Diane Black
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Republican PartyDistrict 6 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Jim Cooper
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Democratic PartyDistrict 5 2003January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
John J. Duncan, Jr.
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 1989January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Marsha Blackburn
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Republican PartyDistrict 7 2003January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Phil Roe
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 2009January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Scott DesJarlais
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Republican PartyDistrict 4 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Stephen Lee Fincher
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Republican PartyDistrict 8 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Steve Cohen
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Democratic PartyDistrict 9 2007January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link


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Tennessee
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The Volunteer State
Capital:   Nashville
Motto:   Agriculture and commerce
Population:   6.37 million
Area of state:   42,143 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1796
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