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State Facts

Capitol: Nashville
Nickname: Volunteer State
Bird: Mockingbird
Motto: Agriculture and Commerce

Past Presidential Elections

2012

Barack Obama: 39.1%
Mitt Romney: 59.5%

2008

Barack Obama: 41.8%
John McCain: 56.9%

2004

John Kerry: 42.5%
George Bush: 56.8%

2000

Al Gore: 47.3%
George Bush: 51.2%

1996

Bill Clinton: 48.0%
Ross Perot: 5.6%
Bob Dole: 45.6%

1992

Bill Clinton: 47.1%
Ross Perot: 10.1%
George Bush: 42.4%

1988

Michael Dukakis: 41.6%
George Bush: 57.9%

Previous Election Results, other races

2014 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Terry Adams Democratic 85,794 35.6%
Gordon Ball Democratic 87,829 36.5%
Larry Crim Democratic 24,777 10.3%
Gary Davis Democratic 42,549 17.7%

2014 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Charles Brown Democratic 95,114 41.7%
Kennedy Johnson Democratic 55,718 24.4%
John McKamey Democratic 59,200 26.0%
Ron Noonan Democratic 17,993 7.9%

2014 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Joe Wilmoth Constitution 36,088 2.6%
Gordon Ball Democratic 437,848 31.9%
Lamar Alexander Republican 850,087 61.9%

2014 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Shaun Crowell Constitution 26,580 2.0%
Charles Brown Democratic 309,237 22.8%
John Jay Hooker Independent 30,579 2.3%
Bill Haslam Republican 951,796 70.3%

2014 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Lamar Alexander Republican 331,705 49.7%
Joe Carr Republican 271,324 40.6%
George Flinn Republican 34,668 5.2%

2014 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark Brown Republican 44,165 6.8%
Bill Haslam Republican 570,997 87.7%
Basil Marceaux Republican 13,117 2.0%
Donald McFolin Republican 22,968 3.5%

2012 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark Clayton Democratic 705,882 30.4%
Bob Corker Republican 1,506,443 64.9%

2010 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mike McWherter Democratic 284,894 100.0%

2010 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mike McWherter Democratic 529,851 33.1%
Bill Haslam Republican 1,041,545 65.0%

2010 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bill Haslam Republican 343,817 47.4%
Ron Ramsey Republican 159,555 22.0%
Zach Wamp Republican 211,735 29.2%

2008 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark Clayton Democratic 32,309 17.6%
Gary Davis Democratic 39,119 21.3%
Kenneth Eaton Democratic 14,702 8.0%
Leonard Ladner Democratic 4,697 2.6%
Mike Padgett Democratic 33,471 18.3%
Robert Tuke Democratic 59,050 32.2%

2008 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Tuke Democratic 767,236 31.6%
Lamar Alexander Republican 1,579,477 65.1%

2008 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Lamar Alexander Republican 244,222 100.0%

2006 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Gary Davis Democratic 41,802 9.9%
Harold Ford Jr. Democratic 333,789 79.1%
John Hooker Democratic 27,175 6.4%
Charles Smith Democratic 14,724 3.5%

2006 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Phil Bredesen Democratic 393,004 88.5%
John Hooker Democratic 31,933 7.2%
Tim Sevier Democratic 11,562 2.6%

2006 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Harold Ford Democratic 879,976 48.0%
Bob Corker Republican 929,911 50.7%

2006 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Phil Bredesen Democratic 1,247,491 68.6%
Jim Bryson Republican 540,853 29.7%

2006 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark Albertini Republican 29,184 9.1%
Wayne Bailey Republican 24,273 7.6%
Jim Bryson Republican 160,786 50.0%
David Farmer Republican 50,900 15.8%
Joe Kirkpatrick Republican 34,491 10.7%
Timothy Thomas Republican 9,747 3.0%
Wayne Young Republican 11,997 3.7%

2006 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ed Bryant Republican 161,189 33.5%
Bob Corker Republican 231,541 48.1%
Van Hilleary Republican 83,078 17.3%

2002 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bob Clement Democratic 418,172 82.3%
Gary Davis Democratic 50,563 9.9%
Michael Hampstead Democratic 12,940 2.5%
Cher Hopkey Democratic 14,481 2.8%
Alvin Strauss Democratic 12,241 2.4%

2002 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
L. Best Democratic 16,007 3.0%
Phil Bredesen Democratic 426,418 79.1%
Charles Brown Democratic 17,506 3.2%
Randy Nichols Democratic 38,322 7.1%
Charles Smith Democratic 34,547 6.4%

2002 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Phil Bredesen Democratic 837,284 50.7%
Van Hilleary Republican 786,803 47.6%

2002 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Bob Clement Democratic 728,295 44.4%
Lamar Alexander Republican 891,420 54.3%

2002 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Lamar Alexander Republican 295,052 53.8%
Ed Bryant Republican 233,678 42.6%

2002 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Henry Republican 159,862 29.9%
Van Hilleary Republican 343,543 64.4%
Bob Tripp Republican 17,156 3.2%

2000 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jeff Clark Democratic 64,851 34.3%
John Hooker Democratic 64,041 33.8%
James Looney Democratic 6,354 3.4%
Mary Taylor-Shelby Democratic 28,604 15.1%
Shannon Wood Democratic 25,372 13.4%

2000 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jeff Clark Democratic 621,152 32.2%
Bill Frist Republican 1,255,444 65.1%

1998 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Luther Best Democratic 25,565 8.6%
John Hooker Democratic 123,384 41.4%
Donald Jackson Democratic 18,458 6.2%
Virginia Nyabongo Democratic 12,352 4.1%
Mike Whitaker Democratic 83,542 28.0%
Sherry Whittenberg Democratic 28,822 9.7%

1998 Governor General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Hooker Democratic 287,750 29.5%
Don Sundquist Republican 669,973 68.7%

1998 Governor Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Shirley Beck-Vosse Republican 28,951 7.5%
Don Sundquist Republican 358,786 92.5%

1996 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Houston Gordon Democratic 156,704 63.5%
Ashley King Democratic 89,887 36.5%

1996 Senate General Election

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Houston Gordon Democratic 654,937 36.8%
Fred Thompson Republican 1,091,554 61.4%

1996 Senate Primary

Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Counts Republican 16,715 5.9%
Fred Thompson Republican 266,549 94.1%