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Tennessee's 6th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 7, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Diane Black Republican Party
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Tennessee U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 6th Congressional District of Tennessee will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
April 3, 2014
August 7, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: 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.[1][2][3]

Voter registration: To vote in the primary, voters had to register by July 8, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 6, 2014.[4]

See also: Tennessee elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Diane Black (R), who was first elected in 2010.

Tennessee's 6th Congressional District is located in the northern and north-central portion of the state and includes Pickett, Frentress, Cumberland, White, DeKalb, Cannon, Coffee, Wilson, Smith, Jackson, Overton, Clay, Putnam, Trousdale, Macon, Sumner and Robertson counties.[5]


Campaign contributions

Diane Black

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Black's reports.[7]

Diane Black (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 12, 2013$319,545.33$107,357.81$(52,826.57)$374,076.57
July Quarterly[9]July 15,2013$374,076.57$325,309.84$(60,264.48)$639,121.93
October Quarterly[10]October 15, 2013$639,121.93$133,061.87$(72,952.66)$699,231.14
Year-End[11]January 30, 2014$699,231$99,880$(45,736)$753,375
April Quarterly[12]April 15, 2014$753,375.39$123,386.75$(63,832.80)$812,929.34
Running totals

District history

Candidate Ballot Access
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The 6th Congressional District of Tennessee held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Diane Black won re-election in the district.[13]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDiane Black Incumbent 76.4% 184,383
     Green Pat Riley 9% 21,633
     Independent Scott Beasley 14.4% 34,766
     Write-In N/A 0.2% 459
Total Votes 241,241
Source: Tennessee Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Diane Black won election to the United States House. She defeated Brett Carter (R) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDiane Black 69.6% 128,517
     Democratic Brett Carter 30.4% 56,145
Total Votes 184,662

See also

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