Tennessee's 9th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Tennessee's 9th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 7, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Steve Cohen Democratic Party
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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.

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]

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.[4]

Candidates

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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
$314,873.35$(171,422.82)

District history

2012

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"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Cohen won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Charlotte Bergmann in the general election.[14]

U.S. House of Representatives, Tennessee Congressional District 9 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Charlotte Bergmann 25.3% 33,879
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Cohen Incumbent 74.7% 99,827
Total Votes 133,706

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