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Tennessee State Senate elections, 2014

Majority controlQualifications
List of candidates
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State Legislative Election Results

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Elections for the office of Tennessee's state senators will be held in Tennessee on November 4, 2014.

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Tennessee State Senate:

Tennessee State Senate
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 6 Pending
     Republican Party 26 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 33 33

Qualifications

To be eligible to serve in the Tennessee State Senate, a candidate must be:[1]

  • A U.S. citizen
  • 30 years old before the general election
  • A three-year resident of Tennessee before the general election
  • A district resident for 1 year prior to the general election
  • A qualified voter
  • The following situations would eliminate a candidate from qualifying for office:
    • Those who have been convicted of offering or giving a bribe, or of larceny, or any other offense declared infamous by law, unless restored to citizenship in the mode pointed out by law;
    • Those against whom there is a judgment unpaid for any moneys received by them, in any official capacity, due to the United States, to this state, or any county thereof;
    • Those who are defaulters to the treasury at the time of the election, and the election of any such person shall be void;
    • Soldiers, seamen, marines, or airmen in the regular army or navy or air force of the United States; and
    • Members of congress, and persons holding any office of profit or trust under any foreign power, other state of the union, or under the United States.

List of candidates

Pending once the filing deadline occurs in 2014.

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