Tennessee's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Tennessee's 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 7, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
John J. Duncan, Jr. Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
John J. Duncan, Jr. Republican Party
John Duncan.jpg

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 2nd 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 John J. Duncan, Jr. (R), who was first elected in 1988.

Tennessee's 2nd Congressional District is located in the northeastern portion of the state and includes Claiborne, Knox, Jefferson, Blout and Loudon counties.[6]


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Republican Party August 7, 2014, Republican Primary

District history


The 2nd congressional district of Tennessee held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent John J. Duncan, Jr. won re-election in the district.[9]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Troy Goodale 20.6% 54,522
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn J. Duncan, Jr. Incumbent 74.4% 196,894
     Green Norris Dryer 2.2% 5,733
     Independent Brandon Stewart 1.1% 2,974
     Libertarian Greg Samples 1.7% 4,382
Total Votes 264,505
Source: Tennessee Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Duncan won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Dave Hancock in the general election.[10]

U.S. House of Representatives, Tennessee Congressional District 2 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJimmy Duncan Incumbent 84.8% 141,796
     Democratic Dave Hancock 15.2% 25,400
Total Votes 167,196

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