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On November 2, 2010, Cohen won re-election to the [[United States House of Representatives]]. He defeated Charlotte Bergmann in the general election.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>
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|Chamber= U.S. House of Representatives, Tennessee Congressional District 9 Election
|winner2 =Steve Cohen
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|candidate1 = Charlotte Bergmann     
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|votes2 = 99827     
==See also==
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Revision as of 15:46, 28 January 2014



Tennessee's 9th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 7, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Steve Cohen Democratic Party
Steve Cohen.jpeg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[2]

Tennessee U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 9th 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 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.

Voter registration: Pending

See also: Tennessee elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Steve Cohen (D), who was first elected in 2006.

The 9th District is located in the southwest region of Tennessee. It sits entirely in Shelby county and includes the city of Memphis.[3]


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Democratic Party August 7, 2014, Democratic Primary

Campaign contributions

Steve Cohen

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

Steve Cohen (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 15, 2013$800,407.20$25,334.35$(25,846.02)$799,895.53
July Quarterly[9]July 15, 2013$799,895.53$66,350.00$(70,205.09)$796,040.44
October Quarterly[10]October 15, 2013$796,040.44$59,125.00$(17,731.97)$837,433.47
Year-End[11]January 31, 2014$837,433$73,989$(22,694)$888,020
April Quarterly[12]April 15, 2014$888,020.49$90,075.00$(34,945.74)$943,149.75
Running totals

District history


The 9th Congressional District of Tennessee held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Steve Cohen won re-election in the district.[13]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 9 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Cohen Incumbent 75.1% 188,422
     Republican George Flinn Jr. 23.8% 59,742
     Independent Gregory Joiner 0.5% 1,372
     Independent Brian Saulsberry 0.6% 1,448
Total Votes 250,984
Source: Tennessee Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Steve Cohen won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charlotte Bergmann (D), Sandra Sullivan (I) and Perry Steele (I) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 9 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Cohen incumbent 74% 99,827
     Republican Charlotte Bergmann 25.1% 33,879
     Independent Sandra Sullivan 0.5% 673
     Independent Perry Steele 0.4% 528
Total Votes 134,907

See also

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