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TENNESSEE

Your complete directory of Tennessee candidates for Governor, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

Al Gore for US Senate - 1984

CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

Filing Deadline: April 7, 2016
Primary: August 4, 2016

This page was last updated on February 4, 2016


GOVERNOR:

[ Bill Haslam (R)* - Term-Limited in 2018. ]
Diane Black (R) - Congresswoman, Ex-State Sen., Ex-State Rep., Nurse & Businesswoman

Mark "Coonrippy" Brown (R) - Entertainer, Ex-Animal Control Officer, Ex-Factory Worker & '14 Candidate

Bob Corker (R) - US Senator & Ex-Chattanooga Mayor
Mark Green (R) - State Sen., Surgeon, Medical Staffing Company CEO & Iraq/Afghan War Veteran
Beth Harwell (R) - State House Speaker, Ex-State GOP Chair & College Professor
Bill Hagerty (R) - Ex-State Economic Development Commissioner & Investment Banker
Tre Hargett (R) - Secretary of State, Ex-State House Majority Leader & Businessman
Mark Norris (R) - State Senate Majority Leader, Ex-Shelby County Commissioner & Attorney
Ron Ramsey (R) - Lt. Governor/State Senate Speaker, Ex-State Rep. & '10 Candidate
John Schroer (R) - State Transportation Commissioner, Ex-Franklin Mayor & Real Estate Developer
Andy Berke (D) - Chattanooga Mayor, Ex-State Sen. & Attorney
Karl Dean (D) - Ex-Nashville Mayor, Ex-Nashville Law Director & Ex-Nashville Public Defender
Bill Freeman (D) - Real Estate Investor, Ex-Nashville Urban Development Dir. & '15 Nashville Mayor Candidate

Next Gubernatorial Election in 2018.

Buford Ellington


TENNESSEE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

State House

State Senate

U.S. SENATOR:

Lamar Alexander (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2020.

Fred Thompson - 1994

Bob Corker (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2018.
Ronnie Holden (R) - '14 US Rep. Candidate

Karl Dean (D) - Ex-Nashville Mayor, Ex-Nashville Law Director & Ex-Nashville Public Defender


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Phil Roe (R)* - (Campaign Site)
David Davis (R) - Ex-Congressman, Ex-State Rep. & Businessman

District 2:
John "Jimmy" Duncan Jr. (R)*

District 3:
Chuck Fleischmann (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Don Sundquist

District 4:
Scott DesJarlais (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Yomi "Fapas" Faparusi (R) - Physician, Attorney, Researcher & '14 Candidate
Grant Starrett (R) - Attorney & Ex-Romney Campaign Official

District 5:
Jim Cooper (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Dylan Forest (D) - College Student & Progressive Activist
Ronnie Holden (R) - '14 Candidate

District 6:
Diane Black (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Timothy Roberts (Independent)

Bill Boner

District 7:
Marsha Blackburn (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 8:
[ Stephen Fincher (R)* - Retiring in 2016. ]
Steve Basar (R) - Shelby County Commissioner & Businessman
George Flinn (R) - Ex-Shelby County Commissioner, Physician, Navy Veteran & Frequent Candidate

Scott Golden (R) - Congressional Aide & GOP State Committeeman
Andy Holt (R) - State Rep. & Farmer
Ed Jackson (R) - State Sen., Businessman & National Guard Veteran

Brian Kelsey (R) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & Attorney

David Kustoff (R) - Ex-US Attorney, Ex-Shelby County GOP Chair & '02 Candidate
Tom Leatherwood (R) - Shelby County Register, Ex-State Sen., Ex-Teacher & '08 Candidate

Mark Luttrell (R) - Shelby County Mayor, Ex-Shelby County Sheriff & Ex-Prison Warden

Steve McManus (R) - State Rep. & Financial Advisor

Mark Norris (R) - State Senate Majority Leader, Ex-Shelby County Commissioner & Attorney
John Ryder (R) - Republican National Committee General Counsel
Bill Sanderson (R) - State Rep., Farmer & Businessman
John Stevens (R) - State Sen. & Attorney
Matt Stowe (R) - 24th Circuit District Attorney
Mary Wagner (R) -Shelby County GOP Chair & Attorney
Amy Weirich (R) - Shelby County District Attorney
Roy Herron (D) - Ex-State Sen., Attorney, Ex-Minister & '10 Nominee

District 9:
Steve Cohen (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Justin Ford (D) - Shelby County Commissioner, Funeral Director & '15 City Court Clerk Candidate
Ricky Wilkins (D) - Attorney & '14 Candidate


Reagan - Bush - Ashe - Davis

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Constitution Party of Tennessee
Tennessee Democratic Party
Green Party of Tennessee
Libertarian Party of Tennessee
Tennessee Republican Party
Socialist Party of Tennessee


Robert Fulton

STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

Secretary of State's Office

Tennessee Registry of Election Finance


STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Jake Butcher - 1978

Bradley County News Weekly
Chattanooga Times-Free Press
Cleveland Daily Banner
Elizabethton Star
Franklin Review-Appeal
Knoxville Journal
Knoxville News-Sentinel
- (Politics Section)
Lebanon Democrat & Wilson County News
McMinnville Southern Standard
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis Flyer (Alternative)
- (Politics Section)
Morristown Citizen Tribune
Murfreesboro Daily News Journal
Nashville City Paper (Alternative)
Nashville Digest
Nashville Scene (Alternative)
Nashville Tennessean
The Oak Ridger
Rhea County Herald-News
Rutherford Courier
Sevierville/Gatlinburg Mountain Press
Shelbyville Times-Gazette
Sparta Expositor
TNPoliticsBlog.com
Tullahoma.net
VolunteerVoters.com

Phil Bredesen

WDEF TV-12 (CBS - Chattanooga)
WTVC TV-9 (ABC - Chattanooga)
WBBJ TV-7 (ABC - Jackson)
WJHL TV-11 (CBS - Johnson City)
WATE TV-6 (ABC - Knoxville)
WBIR TV-10 (NBC - Knoxville)
WTNZ TV-43 (FOX - Knoxville)
WVLT TV-8 (CBS - Knoxville)
WMC TV-5 (NBC - Memphis)
WPTY TV-24 (ABC - Memphis)
WREG TV-3 (CBS - Memphis)
WKRN TV-2 (ABC - Nashville)
WSMV TV-4 (NBC - Nashville)
WTVF TV-5 (CBS - Nashville)

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