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Revision as of 11:24, 20 August 2013

The 5th Congressional District of Tennessee is a congressional district located in the central region of the state.

Tennessee's 5th Congressional District is located in the central portion of the state and includes Dickson, Cheatham and Davidson counties.[1]

The district previously included Davidson County, half of Wilson and Cheatham counties, and the city of Nashville.

The current representative of the 5th congressional district is Jim Cooper (D).

Elections

2012

See also: Tennessee's 5th congressional district elections, 2012

The 5th congressional district of Tennessee held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Jim Cooper won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Cooper Incumbent 65.2% 171,621
     Republican Brad Staats 32.8% 86,240
     Green John Miglietta 2% 5,222
Total Votes 263,083
Source: Tennessee Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Jim Cooper won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David Hall (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Cooper 57.2% 99,162
     Republican David Hall incumbent 42.8% 74,204
Total Votes 173,366

2008
On November 4, 2008, Jim Cooper won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Gerard Donovan (R), Jon Jackson (I), John P. Miglietta (I) and Thomas F. Kovach (Write-in) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 5 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Cooper incumbent 65.8% 181,467
     Republican Gerard Donovan 31% 85,471
     Independent Jon Jackson 2% 5,465
     Independent John P. Miglietta 1.2% 3,196
     Write-in Thomas F. Kovach 0% 4
Total Votes 275,603

2006
On November 7, 2006, Jim Cooper won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Thomas F. Kovach (R), Ginny Welch (I) and Scott Knapp (I) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 5 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Cooper incumbent 69% 122,919
     Republican Thomas F. Kovach 27.9% 49,702
     Independent Ginny Welch 2.1% 3,766
     Independent Scott Knapp 1% 1,755
Total Votes 178,142

2004
On November 2, 2004, Jim Cooper won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Scott Knapp (R) and Thomas F. Kovach (Write-in) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 5 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Cooper incumbent 69.3% 168,970
     Republican Scott Knapp 30.7% 74,978
     Write-in Thomas Kovach 0% 15
Total Votes 243,963

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jim Cooper won election to the United States House. He defeated Robert Duvall (R), John Jay Hooker (I), Jonathan D. Farley (I) and Jesse Turner (I) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 5 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Cooper 63.7% 108,903
     Republican Robert Duvall 33.3% 56,825
     Independent John Jay Hooker 1.8% 3,063
     Independent Jonathan D. Farley 0.7% 1,205
     Independent Jesse Turner 0.5% 877
     N/A Write-in 0% 13
Total Votes 170,886

2000
On November 7, 2000, Bob Clement won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Stan Scott (R) and David Carew (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 5 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBob Clement incumbent 72.5% 149,277
     Republican Stan Scott 24.5% 50,386
     Libertarian David Carew 3% 6,268
     N/A Write-in 0% 2
Total Votes 205,933

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 5th 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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