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Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District
TN 3rd District Map.PNG
Current incumbentCharles J. Fleischmann Republican Party
Population715,757
Gender48.8% Male, 51.2% Female
Race85.3% White, 10.9% Black, 1.13% Asian
Ethnicity3.4% Hispanic
Unemployment11.2%
Median household income$38,020
High school graduation rate82.6%
College graduation rate19.9%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District is located in the northeastern portion of the state and includes Scott, Morgan, Roane, Anderson, Union, Campbell, Monroe, McMinn, Polk and Hamilton counties.[1]

The current representative of the 3rd Congressional District is Charles J. Fleischmann (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

The 3rd Congressional District of Tennessee will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012

The 3rd Congressional District of Tennessee held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Charles J. Fleischmann won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Mary Headrick 35.5% 91,094
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharles J. Fleischmann Incumbent 61.5% 157,830
     Independent Matthew Deniston 3.1% 7,905
Total Votes 256,829
Source: Tennessee Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Chuck Fleischmann won election to the United States House. He defeated John Wolfe (D) and Savas T. Kyriakidis (I) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 3 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChuck Fleischmann 59.6% 92,032
     Democratic John Wolfe 29.4% 45,387
     Independent Savas T. Kyriakidis 11.1% 17,077
Total Votes 154,496

2008
On November 4, 2008, Zach Wamp won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Doug Vandagriff (D), Jean Howard-Hill (I), Ed Choate (I) and June Griffin (Write-in) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 3 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngZach Wamp incumbent 69.4% 184,964
     Democratic Doug Vandagriff 27.4% 73,059
     Independent Jean Howard-Hill 1.8% 4,848
     Independent Ed Choate 1.4% 3,750
     Write-in June Griffin 0% 7
Total Votes 266,628

2006
On November 7, 2006, Zach Wamp won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Brent Benedict (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 3 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngZach Wamp incumbent 65.7% 130,791
     Democratic Brent Benedict 34.3% 68,324
Total Votes 199,115

2004
On November 2, 2004, Zach Wamp won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Wolfe (D), June Griffin (I), Doug Vandagriff (I) and Jean Howard-Hill (I) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 3 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngZach Wamp incumbent 64.7% 166,154
     Democratic John Wolfe 32.8% 84,295
     Independent June Griffin 1.2% 3,018
     Independent Doug Vandagriff 0.7% 1,696
     Independent Jean Howard-Hill 0.6% 1,473
Total Votes 256,636

2002
On November 5, 2002, Zach Wamp won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Wolfe (D), William C. Bolen (I) and Timothy A. Sevier (I) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 3 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngZach Wamp incumbent 64.5% 112,254
     Democratic John Wolfe 33.8% 58,824
     Independent William C. Bolen 1% 1,743
     Independent Timothy A. Sevier 0.5% 947
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 153
Total Votes 173,921

2000
On November 7, 2000, Zach Wamp won re-election to the United States House. He defeated William L. Callaway (D) and Trudy Austin (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 3 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngZach Wamp incumbent 63.9% 139,840
     Democratic William L. Callaway 34.6% 75,785
     Libertarian Trudy Austin 1.5% 3,235
     N/A Write-in 0% 80
Total Votes 218,940

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 3rd Congressional District prior to the 2010 redistricting.
See also: Redistricting in Tennessee

In 2011, the Tennessee State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census. Tennessee did not lose or gain any seats in the redistricting process.[9]

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