Tennessee's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

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Tennessee's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 7, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Phil Roe Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Republican[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]


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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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

Tennessee is one of 14 states that uses an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[3][4][5]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Phil Roe (R), who was first elected in 2008.

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.[6]

Candidates

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Republican Party August 7, 2014, Republican Primary

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Phil Roe (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Alan Woodruff, Karen Brackett, Michael Salyer, and Robert N Smith in the general election.

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, Roe won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Michael Edward Clark and Kermit E. Steck in the general election.[9]

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

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