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Tennessee's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

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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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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.

Tennessee has an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.

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.[1]

Candidates

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District history

2012

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.[3]

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"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Black won election to the United States House of Representatives. She defeated Brett Carter in the general election.[4]

U.S. House of Representatives, Tennessee Congressional District 6 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

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