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Welcome to Tennessee on Ballotpedia!


Located in the southeast region of the United States, Tennessee is bordered by Kentucky, North Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas and Missouri. Nicknamed “the Volunteer state,” Tennessee was the 16th state admitted to the Union in 1796. While Tennessee’s capital and second largest city is Nashville, the largest city in the state is Memphis. Currently, there are two Republican members of the U.S. Senate, a total of nine members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 33 members of the Tennessee State Senate and 99 members of the Tennessee House of Representatives. As of September 2013, Tennessee is one of 24 Republican state government trifectas.

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National politics in Tennessee


CongressLogo.png United States congressional delegation from Tennessee



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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Bob Corker
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Tennessee 2007January 3, 2019November 2018LinkWilliam H. Frist (R)
Lamar Alexander
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Tennessee 2003January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014LinkFred Thompson (R)


Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Charles J. Fleischmann
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkZach Wamp (R)
Diane Black
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Republican PartyDistrict 6 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkBart Gordon (D)
Jim Cooper
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Democratic PartyDistrict 5 2003January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkBob Clement (D)
John J. Duncan, Jr.
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 1989January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJohn Duncan, Sr. (R)
Marsha Blackburn
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Republican PartyDistrict 7 2003January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkEd Bryant (R)
Phil Roe
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 2009January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkDavid Davis (R)
Scott DesJarlais
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Republican PartyDistrict 4 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkLincoln Davis (D)
Stephen Lee Fincher
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Republican PartyDistrict 8 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJohn Tanner (D)
Steve Cohen
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Democratic PartyDistrict 9 2007January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkHarold Ford, Jr. (D)


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The structure of the Tennessee judicial system is laid out in Article V of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the Tennessee Supreme Court, the Tennessee Court of Appeals, the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, the Tennessee Chancery Courts, the Tennessee Circuit Court, the Tennessee Criminal Court and various courts of limited jurisdiction.


The federal court system consists of six federal courts. Appeals from these courts go to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

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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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