Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 7, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Charles J. Fleischmann Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Charles J. Fleischmann Republican Party
Charles Fleischmann.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 3rd 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 Charles J. Fleischmann (R), who was first elected in 2010.

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.[6]


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Republican Party August 7, 2014, Republican Primary

Campaign contributions

Charles Fleischmann

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Fleischmann's reports.[9]

District history


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.[15]

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"


On November 2, 2010, Fleischmann won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated John Wolfe and Savas T. Kyriakidis in the general election.[16]

U.S. House of Representatives, Tennessee Congressional District 3 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

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