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Tennessee's 1st Congressional District

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Tennessee's 1st congressional district
Current incumbentPhil Roe Republican Party
Population707,424
Gender48.7% Male, 51.3% Female
Race94.4% White, 2.3% Black
Ethnicity3.2% Hispanic
Unemployment9.7%
Median household income$37,197
High school graduation rate81.4%
College graduation rate17.9%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 1st Congressional District of Tennessee is a congressional district located in the northeastern region of the state.

Tennessee's 1st Congressional District is located in the northeastern portion of the state and includes Johnson, Carter, Sullivan, Washington, Unicoi, Greene, Hamblen, Hawkins, Hancock, Cocke and Sevier counties.[1]

The district previously included all of Carter, Cocke, Hancock, Johnson, and Washington counties, among others.

The current representative of the 1st congressional district is Phil Roe (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Tennessee's 1st congressional district elections, 2014

The 1st congressional district of Tennessee will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Tennessee's 1st congressional district elections, 2012

The 1st congressional district of Tennessee held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Phil Roe won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Alan Woodruff 19.9% 47,663
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPhil Roe Incumbent 76% 182,252
     Green Robert N Smith 1.2% 2,872
     Independent Karen Brackett 2% 4,837
     Independent Michael Salyer 0.9% 2,048
Total Votes 239,672
Source: Tennessee Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Phil Roe won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michael Edward Clark (D) and Kermit E. Steck (I) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPhil Roe incumbent 80.8% 123,006
     Democratic Michael Edward Clark 17.1% 26,045
     Independent Kermit E. Steck 2% 3,110
Total Votes 152,161

2008
On November 4, 2008, Phil Roe won election to the United States House. He defeated Rob Russell (D), Joel Goodman (I), James W. Reeves (I) and Thomas "T.K." Owens (I) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 1 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPhil Roe 71.8% 168,343
     Democratic Rob Russell 24.5% 57,525
     Independent Joel Goodman 1.7% 3,988
     Independent James W. Reeves 1.1% 2,544
     Independent Thomas "T.K." Owens 0.8% 1,981
Total Votes 234,381

2006
On November 7, 2006, David Davis won election to the United States House. He defeated Rick Trent (D), Robert N. Smith (I), James W. Reeves (I), Michael Peavler (I) and Mahmood (Michael) Sabri (I) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 1 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Davis 61.1% 108,336
     Democratic Rick Trent 37% 65,538
     Independent Robert N. Smith 0.6% 1,024
     Independent James W. Reeves 0.6% 1,003
     Independent Michael Peavler 0.5% 966
     Independent Mahmood (Michael) Sabri 0.2% 411
Total Votes 177,278

2004
On November 2, 2004, William L. Jenkins won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Graham Leonard (D), Ralph J. Ball (I) and Michael Peavler (I) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 1 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam L. Jenkins incumbent 73.9% 172,543
     Democratic Graham Leonard 24.1% 56,361
     Independent Ralph J. Ball 1.3% 3,061
     Independent Michael Peavler 0.7% 1,595
Total Votes 233,560

2002
On November 5, 2002, William L. Jenkins won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam L. Jenkins incumbent 98.8% 127,300
     N/A Write-in 1.2% 1,586
Total Votes 128,886

2000
On November 7, 2000, William L. Jenkins won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 1 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam L. Jenkins incumbent 100% 157,828
     N/A Write-in 0% 20
Total Votes 157,848

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 1st congressional district prior to the 2010 redistricting.
See also: Redistricting in Tennessee

The T.N. Legislature is expected to soon vote on the GOP-proposed new congressional map. Tennessee did not lose or gain any seats in the redistricting process. [9]

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