Tennessee's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014
November 4, 2014
August 7, 2014
Cook Political Report: Solid Republican
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R
Heading into the election the incumbent is Scott DesJarlais (R), who was first elected in 2010.
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.
Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.General election candidates
August 7, 2014, Republican Primary
- Scott DesJarlais - Incumbent
- Michael Warden
- David Tate
- Jim Tracy - State Senator
- Steve Lane
- Yomi Faparusi
- John Anderson
|U.S. House, Tennessee District 4 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Scott DesJarlais Incumbent||55.8%||128,568|
|Source: Tennessee Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
|U.S. House of Representatives, Tennessee Congressional District 4 Election, 2010|
- United States House of Representatives elections in Tennessee, 2014
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2014
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- Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed August 4, 2014
- National Conference of State Legislatures, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
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