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Date Type Results
Nov 08, 2022 General Election
 Bill Lee(I)
1,128,097
64.93%
 Jason Brantley Martin
572,153
32.93%
 John A. Gentry
15,344
0.88%
 Constance M. Every
10,266
0.59%
 Deborah Ann Rouse
3,766
0.22%
 Rick Tyler
2,378
0.14%
 Charles Van Morgan
1,859
0.11%
  Basil J. Marceaux, Sr.
1,564
0.09%
 Alfred O'Neil
1,213
0.07%
 Michael E. Scantland
814
0.05%
Nov 06, 2018 General Election
 Bill Lee
1,336,106
59.56%
 Karl Dean
864,863
38.55%
 Sherry L. Clark
5,198
0.23%
 Mark Wright
4,687
0.21%
 Patrick Whitlock
3,631
0.16%
 Yvonne Neubert
3,070
0.14%
 Heather Scott
2,969
0.13%
  Mark "Coonrippy" Brown
2,841
0.13%
 Joe B. Wilmoth
2,444
0.11%
 George Blackwell Smith IV
1,550
0.07%
 Cory King
1,502
0.07%
 Tracy C. Yaste Tisdale
1,396
0.06%
 Justin Cornett
1,217
0.05%
  Chad Riden
1,096
0.05%
 Robert Sawyers, Sr.
1,059
0.05%
 Vinnie Vineyard
1,012
0.05%
 Rick Tyler
981
0.04%
 Gabriel Fancher
869
0.04%
 Sean Bruce Fleming
814
0.04%
  Alfred Shawn Rapoza
800
0.04%
 Jessie D. McDonald
755
0.03%
 Toney Randall Mitchell
739
0.03%
 Mike Toews
726
0.03%
 Matthew Koch
652
0.03%
 Jeremy Allen Stephenson
613
0.03%
  Tommy Ray McAnally
609
0.03%
 Jaron D. Weidner
588
0.03%
 William Andrew Helmstetter
496
0.02%
 Eddie Murphy (W)
11
0.00%
Nov 04, 2014 General Election
 Bill Haslam(I)
951,796
70.31%
 Charles V. "Charlie" Brown
309,237
22.84%
 John Jay Hooker
30,579
2.26%
 Shaun E. Crowell
26,580
1.96%
 Isa Infante
18,570
1.37%
 Steve Coburn
8,612
0.64%
 Daniel Lewis
8,321
0.61%
  Mark Pearson (W)
15
0.00%
 BeLinda Jo Ivins (W)
14
0.00%
 A. Darryl Haas (W)
4
0.00%
Nov 02, 2010 General Election
 Bill Haslam
1,041,545
65.03%
 Mike McWherter
529,851
33.08%
 Carl C. "Two Feathers" Whitaker
6,536
0.41%
 Brandon Dodds
4,728
0.30%
 Bayron Binkley
4,663
0.29%
 June Griffin
2,587
0.16%
 Linda Kay Perry
2,057
0.13%
  Howard Switzer
1,887
0.12%
 Samuel Duck
1,755
0.11%
 Thomas E. Smith, II
1,207
0.08%
 Toni K. Hall
993
0.06%
 David "None Of The Above" Gatchell
859
0.05%
 Boyce McCall
828
0.05%
  James Reesor
809
0.05%
 Mike Knois
600
0.04%
 Donald McFolin
583
0.04%
 Basil J. Marceaux, Sr. (W)
58
0.00%
 James Lee (W)
3
0.00%
Nov 07, 2006 General Election
 Phil Bredesen(I)
1,247,491
68.60%
 James Bryson
540,853
29.74%
 Carl C. "Two Feathers" Whitaker
11,374
0.63%
 George Banks
7,531
0.41%
 Charles E. Smith
4,083
0.22%
 Howard Switzer
2,711
0.15%
 David "None Of The Above" Gatchell
2,385
0.13%
  Marivuana Stout Leinoff
2,114
0.12%
 John Jay Hooker (W)
7
0.00%
Nov 05, 2002 General Election
 Phil Bredesen
837,284
50.65%
 W. Van Hilleary
786,803
47.59%
 Ed Sanders
7,749
0.47%
 Carl C. "Two Feathers" Whitaker
5,308
0.32%
 John Jay Hooker
4,577
0.28%
 David "None Of The Above" Gatchell
2,991
0.18%
 Gabriel Givens
1,591
0.10%
  Ray Ledford
1,589
0.10%
 James E. Herren
1,210
0.07%
 Charles V. Wilhoit, Jr.
898
0.05%
 Marivuana Stout Leinoff
645
0.04%
 Francis E. Waldron
635
0.04%
 Ronny Simmons
630
0.04%
  Robert O. Watson
579
0.04%
  Others (W)
376
0.02%
 Basil J. Marceaux, Sr.
302
0.02%
Nov 03, 1998 General Election
 Don Sundquist(I)
669,973
68.63%
 John Jay Hooker
287,750
29.48%
 George Alexander Hamilton, Sr.
5,899
0.60%
 Irwin W. Gibbs
4,651
0.48%
 Lonnie L. Creech
3,723
0.38%
 Thomas E. Smith, II
1,851
0.19%
 Karl Smithson
1,841
0.19%
   Others (W)
548
0.06%
Nov 08, 1994 General Election
 Don Sundquist
807,104
54.28%
 Phil Bredesen
664,252
44.67%
 Stephanie Holt
9,981
0.67%
 Will Smith
3,365
0.23%
 Charlie Moffett
2,347
0.16%
Nov 06, 1990 General Election
 Ned McWherter(I)
479,990
60.84%
 Dwight Henry
288,904
36.62%
 Willie C. "Bill" Jacox
10,980
1.39%
 David A. Shepard
9,094
1.15%
Nov 04, 1986 General Election
 Ned McWherter
656,602
54.26%
 Winfield Dunn
553,449
45.74%
Nov 02, 1982 General Election
 Lamar Alexander(I)
737,693
59.56%
 Randy Tyree
500,937
40.44%
Nov 07, 1978 General Election
 Lamar Alexander
661,959
55.84%
 Jacob Franklin "Jake" Butcher
523,495
44.16%
Nov 05, 1974 General Election
 Ray Blanton
576,833
55.43%
 Lamar Alexander
455,467
43.76%
 Jack Comer
2,431
0.23%
 Alfred W. Taylor
2,338
0.22%
 James Reesor
1,986
0.19%
 Hubert David Patty
845
0.08%
 Arnold Joseph Zandi
784
0.08%
   Write-In (W)
30
0.00%
Nov 03, 1970 General Election
 Winfield Dunn
575,777
51.95%
 John Jay Hooker
509,521
45.98%
 Douglas L. Heinsohn
22,945
2.07%
Nov 08, 1966 General Election
 Buford Ellington
532,998
81.22%
 H.L. Crowder
64,602
9.84%
 Charlie Moffett
50,221
7.65%
 Charles Gordon Vick
8,407
1.28%
  Others (W)
38
0.01%
Nov 06, 1962 General Election
 Frank G. Clement
315,648
50.85%
 William R. Anderson
203,765
32.83%
 Hubert David Patty
99,884
16.09%
 E.B. Bowles
1,441
0.23%
  Others (W)
20
0.00%
Nov 04, 1958 General Election
 Buford Ellington
248,874
57.54%
 James N. McCord
136,406
31.54%
 Tom Wall
35,938
8.31%
 Allen Bell
3,024
0.70%
 Thomas E. Cook
2,673
0.62%
 Herbert P. Moore
1,923
0.44%
 Paul David Warwick
1,639
0.38%
  Lee R. Foster
1,605
0.37%
 John Randolph Neal, Jr.
453
0.10%
  Others (W)
17
0.00%
Nov 02, 1954 General Election
 Frank G. Clement(I)
281,291
87.20%
 John Randolph Neal, Jr.
39,574
12.27%
 W. E. Michel
1,705
0.53%
  Others (W)
16
0.00%
Nov 04, 1952 General Election
 Frank G. Clement
640,290
79.36%
 R. Beecher Witt
166,377
20.62%
  Others
104
0.01%
Nov 07, 1950 General Election
 Gordon W. Browning(I)
184,437
78.09%
 John Randolph Neal, Jr.
51,757
21.91%
Nov 02, 1948 General Election
 Gordon W. Browning
363,903
66.91%
 Roy Claxton Acuff
179,957
33.09%
Nov 05, 1946 General Election
 James N. McCord(I)
149,937
65.34%
 W. O. Lowe
73,222
31.91%
 John Randolph Neal, Jr.
6,296
2.74%
Nov 07, 1944 General Election
 James N. McCord
275,746
62.50%
 John W. Kilgo
158,742
35.98%
 John Randolph Neal, Jr.
6,703
1.52%
Nov 03, 1942 General Election
 Prentice Cooper(I)
120,148
70.15%
 C. N. Frazier
51,120
29.85%
Nov 05, 1940 General Election
 Prentice Cooper(I)
323,466
72.09%
 C. Arthur Bruce
125,245
27.91%
Nov 08, 1938 General Election
 Prentice Cooper
210,567
71.72%
 Howard H. Baker
83,031
28.28%
Nov 03, 1936 General Election
 Gordon W. Browning
332,523
80.38%
 Pat H. Thach
77,392
18.71%
 Kate Bradford Stockton
3,786
0.92%
Nov 06, 1934 General Election
 Hill McAlister(I)
198,743
61.78%
 Lewis S. Pope
122,965
38.22%
Nov 08, 1932 General Election
 Hill McAlister
169,075
42.75%
 John McCall
117,797
29.79%
 Lewis S. Pope
106,990
27.05%
 John H. Compton
1,277
0.32%
 Charles R. Marlow
345
0.09%
Nov 04, 1930 General Election
 Henry H. Horton(I)
153,341
63.84%
 C. Arthur Bruce
85,558
35.62%
 Samuel Borenstein
1,296
0.54%
Nov 06, 1928 General Election
 Henry H. Horton(I)
195,546
61.05%
 Raleigh Hopkins
124,733
38.95%
Oct 03, 1927 Succession
 Henry H. Horton
1
100.00%
Nov 02, 1926 General Election
 Austin L. Peay(I)
84,979
64.69%
 Walter White
46,238
35.20%
 P. W. Williams
151
0.11%
Nov 04, 1924 General Election
 Austin L. Peay(I)
162,002
57.20%
 T. F. Peck
121,228
42.80%
Nov 07, 1922 General Election
 Austin L. Peay
141,012
57.89%
 Alfred A. Taylor(I)
102,586
42.11%
Nov 02, 1920 General Election
 Alfred A. Taylor
229,133
54.93%
 Albert H. Roberts(I)
185,890
44.56%
 J. M. Lindsley
2,113
0.51%
Nov 05, 1918 General Election
 Albert H. Roberts
98,628
62.37%
 Hugh B. Lindsay
59,518
37.63%
Nov 07, 1916 General Election
 Thomas C. Rye(I)
146,759
55.04%
 John W. Overall
117,819
44.19%
  Others
2,070
0.78%
Nov 03, 1914 General Election
 Thomas C. Rye
137,636
53.55%
 Benjamin W. Hooper(I)
117,717
45.80%
  Others
1,671
0.65%
Nov 05, 1912 General Election
 Benjamin W. Hooper(I)
124,641
50.10%
 Benton McMillin
116,610
46.87%
  Others
7,536
3.03%
Nov 08, 1910 General Election
 Benjamin W. Hooper
133,076
51.89%
 Robert L. Taylor
121,694
47.45%
 Seth McCallen
1,707
0.67%
Nov 03, 1908 General Election
 Malcolm R. Patterson(I)
133,176
53.73%
 G. N. Tillman
113,269
45.70%
 W.A. Weatherall
1,422
0.57%
Nov 06, 1906 General Election
 Malcolm R. Patterson
111,876
54.42%
 Henry Clay Evans
92,804
45.14%
 John M. Ray
900
0.44%
Mar 21, 1905 Appointment
 John I. Cox
1
100.00%
Nov 08, 1904 General Election
 James B. Frazier(I)
131,503
55.72%
 Jessie M. Littleton
103,409
43.81%
 John M. Ray
1,109
0.47%
Nov 04, 1902 General Election
 James B. Frazier
98,951
61.79%
 H. Campbell
59,001
36.84%
 R. S. Cheves
2,193
1.37%
Nov 06, 1900 General Election
 Benton McMillin(I)
145,708
53.86%
 John E. McCall
119,831
44.29%
 R. S. Cheves
3,457
1.28%
 H. J. Mullens
1,273
0.47%
 Charles H. Stockwell
264
0.10%
Nov 08, 1898 General Election
 Benton McMillin
105,640
57.92%
 James Fowler
72,611
39.81%
 W. D. Turnley
2,428
1.33%
 R. N. Richardson
1,722
0.94%
Nov 03, 1896 General Election
 Robert L. Taylor
156,227
48.75%
 G. N. Tillman
149,374
46.61%
 A. L. Mims
11,971
3.74%
 Josephus Hopwood
2,894
0.90%
Nov 06, 1894 General Election
 Peter Turney(I)
94,620
45.06%
 Henry Clay Evans
92,266
43.94%
 A. L. Mims
23,092
11.00%
Nov 08, 1892 General Election
 Peter Turney
126,248
47.86%
 George W. Winstead
100,599
38.14%
 John P. Buchanan(I)
31,515
11.95%
 Edward East
5,427
2.06%
Nov 04, 1890 General Election
 John P. Buchanan
113,536
56.57%
 L. Baxter
76,071
37.90%
 D. Kelly
11,082
5.52%
Nov 06, 1888 General Election
 Robert L. Taylor(I)
156,799
51.78%
 Samuel W. Hawkins
139,014
45.91%
 J. C. Johnson
6,983
2.31%
Nov 02, 1886 General Election
 Robert L. Taylor
126,491
53.52%
 Alfred A. Taylor
109,842
46.48%
Nov 04, 1884 General Election
 William B. Bate(I)
132,201
51.24%
 Frank T. Reid
125,276
48.55%
 (FNU) Buchanan
549
0.21%
Nov 07, 1882 General Election
 William B. Bate
120,091
52.73%
 Alvin Hawkins(I)
93,182
40.91%
 J. R. Beasley
9,660
4.24%
 J. H. Fussell
4,814
2.11%
Nov 02, 1880 General Election
 Alvin Hawkins
103,966
41.97%
 John T. Wright
79,081
31.93%
 S.F. Wilson
57,568
23.24%
 R. M. Edwards
3,614
1.46%
Nov 05, 1878 General Election
 Albert S. Marks
89,097
60.31%
 E. M. Wight
43,175
29.22%
 R. M. Edwards
15,470
10.47%
Nov 07, 1876 General Election
 James D. Porter, Jr.(I)
123,740
58.91%
 Dorsey B. Thomas
73,695
35.09%
 George Maney
10,436
4.97%
 William F. Yardley
2,165
1.03%
Nov 03, 1874 General Election
 James D. Porter, Jr.
103,061
64.77%
 Horace Maynard
55,836
35.09%
 B. F. Brooks
222
0.14%
Nov 02, 1872 General Election
 John C. Brown(I)
97,689
53.74%
 Alfred Alexander Freeman
84,100
46.26%
Nov 08, 1870 General Election
 John C. Brown
76,666
65.00%
 W. H. Wisener
41,278
35.00%
Aug 05, 1869 General Election
 DeWitt Clinton Senter(I)
120,333
68.62%
 William B. Stokes
55,036
31.38%
Feb 25, 1869 Appointment
 DeWitt Clinton Senter
1
100.00%
Aug 01, 1867 General Election
 William G. Brownlow(I)
74,484
76.85%
 Emerson Etheridge
22,440
23.15%
Mar 04, 1865 General Election
 William G. Brownlow
22,814
99.85%
  Others
35
0.15%
Mar 03, 1865 Appointment
 Edward East
1
100.00%
Mar 12, 1862 Appointment
 Andrew Johnson
1
100.00%
Aug 04, 1859 General Election
 Isham G. Harris(I)
76,070
52.79%
 John H. Netherland
68,040
47.21%
Aug 06, 1857 General Election
 Isham G. Harris
71,178
54.34%
 Robert Hatton
59,807
45.66%
Aug 02, 1855 General Election
 Andrew Johnson(I)
67,499
50.81%
 Meredith Poindexter Gentry
65,342
49.19%
Aug 04, 1853 General Election
 Andrew Johnson
63,414
50.90%
 Gustavus Adolphus Henry, Sr.
61,162
49.10%
Aug 07, 1851 General Election
 William B. Campbell
63,333
50.62%
 William Trousdale(I)
61,776
49.38%
Aug 02, 1849 General Election
 William Trousdale
58,403
50.25%
 Neill S. Brown(I)
57,829
49.75%
Aug 05, 1847 General Election
 Neill S. Brown
61,372
50.56%
 Aaron V. Brown(I)
60,004
49.44%
Aug 07, 1845 General Election
 Aaron V. Brown
58,269
50.71%
 Ephraim H. Foster
56,646
49.29%
Aug 03, 1843 General Election
 James C. Jones(I)
57,008
52.38%
 James K. Polk
51,819
47.62%
Aug 05, 1841 General Election
 James C. Jones
53,586
51.56%
 James K. Polk(I)
50,343
48.44%
Aug 01, 1839 General Election
 James K. Polk
54,062
51.27%
 Newton Cannon(I)
51,387
48.73%
Aug 03, 1837 General Election
 Newton Cannon(I)
51,344
60.19%
 Robert Armstrong
33,954
39.81%
Aug 06, 1835 General Election
 Newton Cannon
41,862
50.41%
 William Carroll(I)
33,180
39.96%
 West H. Humphreys
7,999
9.63%
Aug 02, 1833 General Election
 William Carroll(I)
53,224
97.79%
  Scattering
1,201
2.21%
Aug 05, 1831 General Election
 William Carroll(I)
63,694
97.03%
 John Ellis
1,764
2.69%
  Scattering
188
0.29%
Aug 07, 1829 General Election
 William Carroll
59,917
99.82%
  Scattering
106
0.18%
Apr 26, 1829 Appointment
 William Hall
1
100.00%
Aug 03, 1827 General Election
 Samuel Houston
44,243
56.04%
 Newton Cannon
32,929
41.71%
 Willie Blount
1,784
2.26%
Aug 05, 1825 General Election
 William Carroll(I)
34,284
99.93%
  Scattering
24
0.07%
Aug 08, 1823 General Election
 William Carroll(I)
40,174
99.04%
  Scattering
346
0.85%
 ??? McBride
43
0.11%
Aug 03, 1821 General Election
 William Carroll
43,313
79.60%
 Edward Ward
11,079
20.36%
  Scattering
18
0.03%
Aug 06, 1819 General Election
 Joseph McMinn(I)
36,470
79.93%
 Enoch Parsons
9,148
20.05%
  Scattering
7
0.02%
Aug 08, 1817 General Election
 Joseph McMinn(I)
27,901
64.34%
 Robert Coleman Foster
15,461
35.66%
Aug 04, 1815 General Election
 Joseph McMinn
16,354
42.60%
 Robert Weakley
7,642
19.91%
 Jesse Wharton
7,060
18.39%
 Robert Coleman Foster
4,225
11.01%
 Thomas Johnson
3,106
8.09%
Aug 06, 1813 General Election
 Willie Blount(I)
21,510
99.79%
  Scattering
45
0.21%
Aug 02, 1811 General Election
 Willie Blount(I)
19,980
100.00%
Aug 04, 1809 General Election
 Willie Blount
13,686
61.87%
 William Cocke
8,435
38.13%
Aug 07, 1807 General Election
 John Sevier(I)
1
100.00%
 William Cocke
0
0.00%
Aug 02, 1805 General Election
 John Sevier(I)
10,293
63.98%
 Archibald Roane
5,795
36.02%
Aug 05, 1803 General Election
 John Sevier
6,780
57.93%
 Archibald Roane(I)
4,923
42.07%
Aug 07, 1801 General Election
 Archibald Roane
8,438
99.88%
 John Boyd
10
0.12%
Aug 02, 1799 General Election
 John Sevier(I)
5,295
99.68%
  Scattering
17
0.32%
Aug 04, 1797 General Election
 John Sevier(I)
1
100.00%
Mar 02, 1796 General Election
 John Sevier
1
100.00%

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