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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.

Reagan - Bush - Ashe - Davis

Filing Deadline: April 4, 2024
Primary: August 1, 2024
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
won = Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

This page was last updated on July 2, 2024


[ Bill Lee (R)* - Term-Limited in 2026. ]
Joe Baker (R) - Distillery Owner & Attorney
Mark Green (R) - Congressman, Ex-State Sen. Physician & Retired Army Officer
Tre Hargett (R) - Secretary of State & Ex-State Rep.
Damon Hininger (R) - Private Prisons Corporation CEO
Glenn Jacobs (R) - Knox County Mayor & Ex-Pro Wrestler
Stuart McWhorter (R) - State Economic Development Commissioner & Businessman
John Rose (R) - Congressman, Ex-State Agriculture Commissioner, Businessman & Attorney
Cameron Sexton (R) -
State House Speaker & Ex-Congressional Aide

Next Gubernatorial Election in 2026.

Buford Ellington


State House - (Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus)

State Senate
- (Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus)


Marsha Blackburn (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Tres Wittum (R) - Legislative Policy Analyst, MAGA Activist & '22 US Rep Candidate
Marquita Bradshaw (D) - Staffing Consultant, Enviromental Activist & '20 Nominee
Lola Brown (D) - Minister, Community Activist & '18 St Rep Candidate
Gloria Johnson (D) - State Rep., Retired Teacher & Gun Control Activist
Civil Miller-Watkins (D) - Ex-Fayette County School Board Member & Teacher
Tharon Chandler (I) - Farmer & Frequent Candidate
Pamela "P" Moses (I) - Community Activist, Felon & '19 Memphis Mayor Candidate
Hastina Robinson (I) - Firefighter/EMT & '22 St Sen Candidate
Marshal Weaver (I)

Al Gore for US Senate - 1984

Bill Hagerty (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2026.
Jason Smith (I) - Investor & Felon


District 1:
Diana Harshbarger (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Kevin Jenkins (D) - Graphic Designer
Bennett Lapides (D) - IT Professional & '20 St Rep Nominee
Joshua Ashburn (I) - School Custodian
Richard Baker (I) - Retired Seasonal Worker, Army Veteran & '20/'22 Candidate 
Levi Brake (I) - Blue Collar Worker & Conservative Activist

District 2:
Tim Burchett (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Jane George (D) - Chiropractor & '20 St Rep Nominee

District 3:
Chuck Fleischmann (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Jack Allen (D) - Retired Bank President & Accountant
Jean Howard-Hill (I) - Retired College Professor, GOP Activist & Frequent Candidate
Stephen "Scooter" King (I) - Hairdresser & Navy Veteran

Don Sundquist

District 4:
Scott DesJarlais (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Tom Davis (R) - Retired Army NCO, Ex-Police Officer & Iraq War Veteran
Joshua James (R) - Rutherford County Commissioner, Businessman & '14 US Sen Candidate
Victoria Broderick (D) - Customer Support Specialist
Earnest Ensley (I)
Keith Nolan (I)

District 5:
Andy Ogles (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Courtney Johnston (R) - Davidson County Metro Councilwoman & Realtor
Maryam Abolfazli (D) - Political Organizer & Ex-Economic Development Consultant
Yomi "Fapas" Faparusi (I) - Physician, Attorney & Frequent Candidate
Jim Larkin (I)
Bob Titley (I)
- Retired Country Music Talent Manager

District 6:
John Rose (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Lore Bergman (D) - Disabled Community Advocate
Clay Faircloth (D) - Pastor, Career Counselor & '22 Candidate
Cyril Focht (D) - Game Developer & College Instrucor
John Kennedy (D) - Music Booking Agent

Bill Boner

District 7:
Mark Green (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Megan Barry (D) - Ex-Nashville Mayor, Ex-Metro Councilwoman & Businesswoman
Shaun Greene (I)

District 8:
David Kustoff (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Sarah Freeman (D) - College Professor, Historian & Democratic Activist
Leonard Perkins (D) - Retired Pastor & USAF Veteran
Larry Pivnick (D) - Attorney, Law School Professor & Frequent Candidate
Lynnette Williams (D) - Physician & Frequent Candidate
Brenda Woods (D) - Nonprofit Executive
James Hart (I) - Realtor, Eugeneics Advocate & Frequent Candidate

District 9:
Steve Cohen (D)* - (Campaign Site)
M. LaTroy Alexandria-Williams (D) - Businessman & Frequent Candidate
Kasandra Smith (D) - Police Officer & '18 Candidate
Corey Strong (D) - Attorney, Naval Reserve Officer, Democratic Activist & '20 Candidate
Charlotte Bergmann (R) - Businesswoman, MAGA Activist & Frequent Candidate
Dennis Clark (I) - Frequent Candidate
Wendell Wells (I)

Fred Thompson - 1994


Constitution Party of Tennessee (C)
Tennessee Democratic Party (D)
Green Party of Tennessee (G)
Libertarian Party of Tennessee (L)
Tennessee Republican Party (R)
Independent (I)
Write-In (WI)

Robert Fulton


Secretary of State's Office

Tennessee Registry of Election Finance


Jake Butcher - 1978

Daily Post Athenian - Athens
Chattanooga News Chronicle (African-American)
Chattanooga Pulse (Alternative)
Chattanooga Times-Free Press
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
Cleveland Daily Banner
Columbia Daily Herald
Cookeville Herald-Citizen
Crockett County Times
Crossville Chronicle
Dyersburg State Gazette
Elizabethton Star
Focus Magazine (LGBT)
Gallatin News
Greeneville Sun
Jackson Sun
Jonesborough Herald & Tribune
Kingsport Times-News
Knoxville News-Sentinel
Lebanon Democrat
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Daily Memphian
Memphis Flyer (Alternative)
La Prensa Latina Memphis (Spanish)
Memphis MLK50 (African-American)
Tri-State Defender Memphis (African-American)
Monroe County Advocate & Democrat
Morristown Citizen Tribune
Murfreesboro Daily News Journal
Axios Nashville
Nashville Banner
La Campana Nashville (Spanish)
La Noticia Nashville (Spanish)
Nashville Scene (Alternative)
Nashville Pride (African-American)
Nashville Tennessean
The Oak Ridger
Pulaski Citizen
Rhea County Herald-News
Robertson County Connection
Rogersville Review
Sevierville/Gatlinburg Mountain Press
Shelbyville Times-Gazette
Sparta Expositor
Tennessee Journal: On The Hill (Politics)
Tennessee Lookout
Tennessee Tribune (African-American)
Tullahoma News
Warren County Southern Standard

Phil Bredesen

WRCB TV-3 (NBC - Chattanooga)
WTVC TV-9 (ABC - Chattanooga)
WTVC TV-9.2 (FOX - Chattanooga)
WDEF TV-12 (CBS - Chattanooga)
WBBJ TV-7 (ABC - Jackson)
WJHL TV-11 (CBS - Johnson City)
WATE TV-6 (ABC - Knoxville)
WVLT TV-8 (CBS - Knoxville)
WBIR TV-10 (NBC - Knoxville)
WTNZ TV-43 (FOX - Knoxville)
WREG TV-3 (CBS - Memphis)
WMC TV-5 (NBC - Memphis)
WHBQ TV-13 (FOX - Memphis)
WPTY TV-24 (ABC - Memphis)
WKRN TV-2 (ABC - Nashville)
WSMV TV-4 (NBC - Nashville)
WTVF TV-5 (CBS - Nashville)
WNPT TV-8 Public Television (PBS - Nashville)
WZTW TV-17 (FOX - Nashville)
WLLC TV-42 (Univision - Nashville)
West Tennessee Public Television (PBS)
Nashville Public Radio (NPR)


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