Tennessee's 4th Congressional District

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The 4th Congressional District of Tennessee is a congressional district located in the middle and eastern region of the state.

Tennessee's 4th Congressional District is located in the central and southcentral portion of the state and includes Rhea, Bradley, Bledsoe, Van Buren, Warren, Grundy, Sequatchie, Marion, Franklin, Moore, Lincoln, Marshall, Bedford, Maury and Rutherford counties.[1]

The district previously was the largest district in Tennessee, and bordered the states of Kentucky, Georgia and Alabama.

The current representative of the 4th congressional district is Scott DesJarlais (R).

Elections

2012

See also: Tennessee's 4th congressional district elections, 2012

The 4th congressional district of Tennessee held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Scott DesJarlais won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Eric Stewart 44.2% 102,022
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott DesJarlais Incumbent 55.8% 128,568
Total Votes 230,590
Source: Tennessee Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Scott DesJarlais won election to the United States House. He defeated Lincoln Davis (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott DesJarlais 59.7% 103,969
     Democratic Lincoln Davis 40.3% 70,254
Total Votes 174,223

2008
On November 4, 2008, Lincoln Davis (D) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Monty J. Lankford (R), James Anthony Gray (I) and Kevin Ragsdale (I) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 4 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLincoln Davis incumbent 58.8% 146,776
     Republican Monty J. Lankford 37.8% 94,447
     Independent James Anthony Gray 1.9% 4,869
     Independent Kevin Ragsdale 1.5% 3,713
Total Votes 249,805

2006
On November 7, 2006, Lincoln Davis (D) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kenneth Martin (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 4 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLincoln Davis incumbent 66.4% 123,666
     Republican Kenneth Martin 33.6% 62,449
Total Votes 186,115

2004
On November 2, 2004, Lincoln Davis (D) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Janice Bowling (R) and Ken Martin (I) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 4 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLincoln Davis incumbent 54.8% 138,459
     Republican Janice Bowling 43.5% 109,993
     Independent Ken Martin 1.7% 4,194
Total Votes 252,646

2002
On November 5, 2002, Lincoln Davis (D) won election to the United States House. He defeated Janice Bowling (R), William Tharon Chandler (I), John Ray (I), Bert Mason (I) and Ed Wellmann (I) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 4 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLincoln Davis 52.1% 95,989
     Republican Janice Bowling 46.5% 85,680
     Independent William Tharon Chandler 0.6% 1,073
     Independent John Ray 0.3% 605
     Independent Bert Mason 0.3% 504
     Independent Ed Wellmann 0.2% 399
     N/A Write-in 0% 50
Total Votes 184,300

2000
On November 7, 2000, Van Hilleary won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David H. Dunaway (D) and J. Patrick Lyons (I) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 4 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngVan Hilleary incumbent 65.8% 133,622
     Democratic David H. Dunaway 33.1% 67,165
     Independent J. Patrick Lyons 1.2% 2,418
     N/A Write-in 0% 5
Total Votes 203,210

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 4th 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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