Tennessee's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 17:44, 17 December 2012 by ZacharyH (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search


Tennessee's 4th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 7, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Scott DesJarlais Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Scott DesJarlais Republican Party
Scott DesJarlais.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Republican[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]

Tennessee U.S. House Elections
District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9

2014 U.S. Senate Elections

Flag of Tennessee.png
The 4th 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 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.[6]


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

District history


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.[10]

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"


On November 2, 2010, DesJarlais won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated incumbent Rep. Lincoln Davis (D) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House of Representatives, Tennessee Congressional District 4 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

See also

External links