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Tennessee

2022 population: 7,051,339   ( 705,234 from 2010)
Land area: 41232.3 square miles
Population density: 171.0 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:5,141,367 72.91% 7.1%
Black:1,153,62016.36% 9.9%
Indian:20,2740.29% 24.4%
Asian:145,6232.07% 56.5%
2+ races:140,9452.00% 56.5%
Hispanic:449,5106.37% 55.0%
Total non-White:1,909,97227.09% 23.6%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:180,491 13.1
Deaths:199,48514.4
Net Migration: 146,40310.6
Net Immigration: 11,4180.8
Change in White population:340,585 5.4
Change in Non-White pop.:364,649 5.7



Historical Presidential Election Results for Tennessee



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSVEV
2020 56% Donald Trump* (R) 1,852,475 60.7% Joe Biden (D) 1,143,711 37.5% 57,665 [+] 1.9% 3,053,851 14 1.93% 11
2016 49% Donald Trump (R) 1,522,925 60.7% Hillary Clinton (D) 870,695 34.7% 114,407 [+] 4.6% 2,508,027 15 1.83% 11
2012 50% Mitt Romney (R) 1,462,330 59.4% Barack Obama* (D) 960,709 39.0% 37,865 [+] 1.5% 2,460,904 12 1.90% 11
2008 55% John McCain (R) 1,479,178 56.8% Barack Obama (D) 1,087,437 41.8% 35,367 [+] 1.4% 2,601,982 11 1.98% 11
2004 54% George W. Bush* (R) 1,383,336 56.8% John Kerry (D) 1,035,160 42.5% 16,453 [+] 0.7% 2,434,949 6 1.99% 11
2000 48% George W. Bush (R) 1,061,949 51.1% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 981,720 47.3% 32,512 [+] 1.6% 2,076,181 3 1.97% 11
1996 47% Bill Clinton* (D) 909,146 48.0% Robert Dole (R) 863,530 45.6% 121,429 [+] 6.4% 1,894,105 5 1.97% 11
1992 52% Bill Clinton (D) 933,521 47.1% George Bush* (R) 841,300 42.4% 207,817 [+] 10.5% 1,982,638 5 1.90% 11
1988 47% George Bush (R) 947,233 57.9% Michael Dukakis (D) 679,794 41.5% 9,223 [+] 0.6% 1,636,250 4 1.79% 11
1984 50% Ronald Reagan* (R) 990,212 57.8% Walter Mondale (D) 711,714 41.6% 10,067 0.6% 1,711,993 -1 1.85% 11
1980 49% Ronald Reagan (R) 787,761 48.7% Jimmy Carter* (D) 783,051 48.4% 46,804 [+] 2.9% 1,617,616 -2 1.87% 10
1976 49% Jimmy Carter (D) 825,879 55.9% Gerald Ford* (R) 633,969 42.9% 16,498 [+] 1.1% 1,476,346 -5 1.81% 10
1972 42% Richard Nixon* (R) 813,147 67.7% George McGovern (D) 357,293 29.7% 30,742 [+] 2.6% 1,201,182 7 1.55% 10
1968 54% Richard Nixon (R) 472,592 37.8% George Wallace (AIP) 424,792 34.0% 351,233 [+] 28.1% 1,248,617 -6 1.71% 11
1964 52% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 634,947 55.5% Barry Goldwater (R) 508,965 44.5% 34 0.0% 1,143,946 6 1.62% 11
1960 50% Richard Nixon (R) 556,577 52.9% John Kennedy (D) 481,453 45.8% 13,762 1.3% 1,051,792 3 1.53% 11
1956 45% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 462,288 49.2% Adlai Stevenson (D) 456,507 48.6% 20,609 2.2% 939,404 -8 1.51% 11
1952 44% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 446,147 50.0% Adlai Stevenson (D) 443,710 49.7% 2,696 0.3% 892,553 -5 1.45% 11
1948 29% Harry Truman* (D) 270,402 49.1% Thomas Dewey (R) 202,914 36.9% 76,967 [+] 14.0% 550,283 -8 1.13% 12
1944 28% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 308,707 60.4% Thomas Dewey (R) 200,311 39.2% 1,674 0.3% 510,692 -7 1.06% 12
1940 31% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 351,601 67.3% Wendell Willkie (R) 169,153 32.4% 2,069 0.4% 522,823 -12 1.05% 11
1936 31% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 328,083 68.8% Alf Landon (R) 147,055 30.8% 1,948 [+] 0.4% 477,086 -6 1.04% 11
1932 27% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 259,473 66.5% Herbert Hoover* (R) 126,752 32.5% 4,048 [+] 1.0% 390,273 -7 0.98% 11
1928 26% Herbert Hoover (R) 195,388 55.3% Al Smith (D) 157,143 44.5% 742 [+] 0.2% 353,273 -3 0.96% 12
1924 24% John Davis (D) 159,339 52.9% Calvin Coolidge (R) 130,831 43.5% 10,860 [+] 3.6% 301,030 -11 1.03% 12
1920 35% Warren Harding (R) 219,229 51.2% James Cox (D) 206,558 48.3% 2,249 [+] 0.5% 428,036 -9 1.60% 12
1916 24% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 153,408 56.2% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 116,642 42.8% 2,687 [+] 1.0% 272,737 -3 1.47% 12
1912 23% Woodrow Wilson (D) 133,021 52.8% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 60,475 24.0% 58,437 [+] 23.2% 251,933 -2 1.67% 12
1908 25% William J. Bryan (D) 135,608 52.7% William Taft (R) 117,977 45.9% 3,595 [+] 1.4% 257,180 -6 1.73% 12
1904 24% Alton Parker (D) 131,653 54.2% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 105,372 43.4% 5,806 [+] 2.4% 242,831 -13 1.80% 12
1900 28% William J. Bryan (D) 145,250 53.0% William McKinley* (R) 123,108 45.0% 5,511 [+] 2.0% 273,869 -7 1.96% 12
* incumbent         PUSV: percent of U.S. vote



2020 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 1,143,711 37.5%
Donald Trump* (R) 1,852,475 60.7%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 29,877 1.0%
Other 27,788 0.9%
TOTAL 3,053,851
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): 14


2016 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 870,695 34.7%
Donald Trump (R) 1,522,925 60.7%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 70,397 2.8%
Jill Stein (Grn) 15,993 0.6%
Evan McMullin (I) 11,991 0.5%
Other 16,026 0.6%
TOTAL 2,508,027
Turnout: 49% Diff (US): 15


2012 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 960,709 39.0%
Mitt Romney (R) 1,462,330 59.4%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 18,623 0.8%
Other 19,242 0.8%
TOTAL 2,460,904
Turnout: 50% Diff (US): 12


2008 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 1,087,437 41.8%
John McCain (R) 1,479,178 56.8%
Ralph Nader (I) 11,560 0.4%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 8,547 0.3%
Other 15,260 0.6%
TOTAL 2,601,982
Turnout: 55% Diff (US): 11


2004 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 1,383,336 56.8%
John Kerry (D) 1,035,160 42.5%
Ralph Nader (I) 8,984 0.4%
Other 7,469 0.3%
TOTAL 2,434,949
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): 6


2000 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 1,061,949 51.1%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 981,720 47.3%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 19,781 1.0%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 4,250 0.2%
Other 8,481 0.4%
TOTAL 2,076,181
Turnout: 48% Diff (US): 3


1996 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 909,146 48.0%
Robert Dole (R) 863,530 45.6%
Ross Perot (Ref) 105,918 5.6%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 6,427 0.3%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 5,020 0.3%
Other 4,064 0.2%
TOTAL 1,894,105
Turnout: 47% Diff (US): 5


1992 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 933,521 47.1%
George Bush* (R) 841,300 42.4%
Ross Perot (I) 199,968 10.1%
Other 7,849 0.4%
TOTAL 1,982,638
Turnout: 52% Diff (US): 5


1988 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 947,233 57.9%
Michael Dukakis (D) 679,794 41.5%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 2,041 0.1%
Other 7,182 0.4%
TOTAL 1,636,250
Turnout: 47% Diff (US): 4


1984 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 990,212 57.8%
Walter Mondale (D) 711,714 41.6%
Other 10,067 0.6%
TOTAL 1,711,993
Turnout: 50% Diff (US): -1


1980 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 787,761 48.7%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 783,051 48.4%
John Anderson (I) 35,991 2.2%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 7,116 0.4%
Other 3,697 0.2%
TOTAL 1,617,616
Turnout: 49% Diff (US): -2


1976 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 825,879 55.9%
Gerald Ford* (R) 633,969 42.9%
Eugene McCarthy (I) 5,004 0.3%
Other 11,494 0.8%
TOTAL 1,476,346
Turnout: 49% Diff (US): -5


1972 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 813,147 67.7%
George McGovern (D) 357,293 29.7%
John Schmitz (Amer) 30,373 2.5%
Other 369 0.0%
TOTAL 1,201,182
Turnout: 42% Diff (US): 7


1968 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 472,592 37.8%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 351,233 28.1%
George Wallace (AIP) 424,792 34.0%
TOTAL 1,248,617
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): -6


1964 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 634,947 55.5%
Barry Goldwater (R) 508,965 44.5%
Other 34 0.0%
TOTAL 1,143,946
Turnout: 52% Diff (US): 6


1960 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 481,453 45.8%
Richard Nixon (R) 556,577 52.9%
Other 13,762 1.3%
TOTAL 1,051,792
Turnout: 50% Diff (US): 3


1956 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 462,288 49.2%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 456,507 48.6%
Other 20,609 2.2%
TOTAL 939,404
Turnout: 45% Diff (US): -8


1952 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 446,147 50.0%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 443,710 49.7%
Other 2,696 0.3%
TOTAL 892,553
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): -5


1948 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 270,402 49.1%
Thomas Dewey (R) 202,914 36.9%
Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 73,815 13.4%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 1,864 0.3%
Other 1,288 0.2%
TOTAL 550,283
Turnout: 29% Diff (US): -8


1944 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 308,707 60.4%
Thomas Dewey (R) 200,311 39.2%
Other 1,674 0.3%
TOTAL 510,692
Turnout: 28% Diff (US): -7


1940 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 351,601 67.3%
Wendell Willkie (R) 169,153 32.4%
Other 2,069 0.4%
TOTAL 522,823
Turnout: 31% Diff (US): -12


1936 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 328,083 68.8%
Alf Landon (R) 147,055 30.8%
William Lemke (Union) 296 0.1%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 686 0.1%
Other 966 0.2%
TOTAL 477,086
Turnout: 31% Diff (US): -6


1932 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 259,473 66.5%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 126,752 32.5%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 1,796 0.5%
Other 2,252 0.6%
TOTAL 390,273
Turnout: 27% Diff (US): -7


1928 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 195,388 55.3%
Al Smith (D) 157,143 44.5%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 631 0.2%
Other 111 0.0%
TOTAL 353,273
Turnout: 26% Diff (US): -3


1924 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 130,831 43.5%
John Davis (D) 159,339 52.9%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 10,666 3.5%
Other 194 0.1%
TOTAL 301,030
Turnout: 24% Diff (US): -11


1920 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 219,229 51.2%
James Cox (D) 206,558 48.3%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 2,239 0.5%
Other 10 0.0%
TOTAL 428,036
Turnout: 35% Diff (US): -9


1916 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 153,408 56.2%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 116,642 42.8%
Allan Benson (Soc) 2,542 0.9%
James Hanly (Proh) 145 0.1%
TOTAL 272,737
Turnout: 24% Diff (US): -3


1912 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 133,021 52.8%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 60,475 24.0%
William Taft* (R) 54,041 21.5%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 3,564 1.4%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 832 0.3%
TOTAL 251,933
Turnout: 23% Diff (US): -2


1908 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 117,977 45.9%
William J. Bryan (D) 135,608 52.7%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 1,870 0.7%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 301 0.1%
Thomas Hisgen (I) 332 0.1%
Other 1,092 0.4%
TOTAL 257,180
Turnout: 25% Diff (US): -6


1904 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 105,372 43.4%
Alton Parker (D) 131,653 54.2%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 1,354 0.6%
Silas Swallow (Proh) 1,889 0.8%
Thomas Watson (Pop) 2,491 1.0%
Other 72 0.0%
TOTAL 242,831
Turnout: 24% Diff (US): -13


1900 President, Tennessee
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 123,108 45.0%
William J. Bryan (D) 145,250 53.0%
John Woolley (Proh) 3,844 1.4%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 346 0.1%
Other 1,321 0.5%
TOTAL 273,869
Turnout: 28% Diff (US): -7
* incumbent

Historical Statewide Election Results for Tennessee

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YearTypeTurnoutWinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes
2022 G 32% Bill Lee* (R) 1,129,390 64.9% Jason Martin (D) 572,818 32.9% 37,674 [+] 2.2% 1,739,882
2020 S2 55% Bill Hagerty (R) 1,840,926 62.2% Marquita Bradshaw (D) 1,040,691 35.2% 78,144 [+] 2.6% 2,959,761
2018 S1 43% Marsha Blackburn (R) 1,227,483 54.7% Phil Bredesen (D) 985,450 43.9% 30,807 [+] 1.4% 2,243,740
2018 G 43% Bill Lee (R) 1,336,106 59.6% Karl Dean (D) 864,863 38.6% 42,325 [+] 1.9% 2,243,294
2014 G 27% Bill Haslam* (R) 951,796 70.3% Charlie Brown (D) 309,237 22.8% 92,695 [+] 6.8% 1,353,728
2014 S2 27% Lamar Alexander* (R) 850,087 61.9% Gordon Ball (D) 437,848 31.9% 86,130 [+] 6.3% 1,374,065
2012 S1 47% Bob Corker* (R) 1,506,443 64.9% Mark Clayton (D) 705,882 30.4% 109,152 [+] 4.7% 2,321,477
2010 G 33% Bill Haslam (R) 1,041,545 65.0% Mike McWherter (D) 529,851 33.1% 30,153 [+] 1.9% 1,601,549
2008 S2 52% Lamar Alexander* (R) 1,579,477 65.1% Robert Tuke (D) 767,236 31.6% 77,872 [+] 3.2% 2,424,585
2006 G 40% Phil Bredesen* (D) 1,247,491 68.6% Jim Bryson (R) 540,853 29.7% 30,205 [+] 1.7% 1,818,549
2006 S1 40% Bob Corker (R) 929,911 50.7% Harold Ford, Jr. (D) 879,976 48.0% 23,808 [+] 1.3% 1,833,695
2002 G 38% Phil Bredesen (D) 837,284 50.6% Van Hilleary (R) 786,803 47.6% 29,080 [+] 1.8% 1,653,167
2002 S2 37% Lamar Alexander (R) 891,420 54.3% Bob Clement (D) 728,295 44.3% 22,717 [+] 1.4% 1,642,432
2000 S1 45% Bill Frist* (R) 1,255,444 65.1% Jeff Clark (D) 621,152 32.2% 52,017 [+] 2.7% 1,928,613
1998 G 24% Don Sundquist* (R) 669,973 68.6% John Jay Hooker (D) 287,750 29.5% 18,513 [+] 1.9% 976,236
1996 S2 44% Fred Thompson* (R) 1,091,554 61.4% Houston Gordon (D) 654,937 36.8% 32,173 [+] 1.8% 1,778,664
1994 G 38% Don Sundquist (R) 807,104 54.3% Phil Bredesen (D) 664,252 44.7% 15,774 [+] 1.1% 1,487,130
1994 S1 38% Bill Frist (R) 834,226 56.4% Jim Sasser* (D) 623,164 42.1% 23,001 [+] 1.6% 1,480,391
1994 S2 38% Fred Thompson (R) 885,998 60.4% Jim Cooper (D) 565,930 38.6% 13,934 [+] 1.0% 1,465,862
1990 S2 21% Albert Gore, Jr.* (D) 530,898 67.7% William Hawkins (R) 233,703 29.8% 19,276 [+] 2.5% 783,877
1990 G 22% Ned McWherter* (D) 479,990 60.8% Dwight Henry (R) 288,904 36.6% 20,174 [+] 2.6% 789,068
1988 S1 45% Jim Sasser* (D) 1,020,261 65.1% Bill Anderson (R) 541,033 34.5% 6,087 [+] 0.4% 1,567,381
1986 G 35% Ned McWherter (D) 656,602 54.2% Winfield Dunn (R) 553,449 45.7% 288 0.0% 1,210,339
1984 S2 48% Albert Gore, Jr.* (D) 1,000,607 60.7% Victor Ashe (R) 557,016 33.8% 90,441 [+] 5.5% 1,648,064
1982 G 37% Lamar Alexander* (R) 737,963 59.6% Randy Tyree (D) 500,937 40.4% 27 0.0% 1,238,927
1982 S1 37% Jim Sasser* (D) 780,113 61.9% Robin Beard (R) 479,642 38.1% 30 0.0% 1,259,785
1978 G 42% Lamar Alexander (R) 661,959 55.6% Jake Butcher (D) 523,495 44.0% 4,241 [+] 0.4% 1,189,695
1978 S2 41% Howard Baker, Jr.* (R) 642,644 55.5% Jane Eskind (D) 466,228 40.3% 48,222 [+] 4.2% 1,157,094
1976 S1 48% Jim Sasser (D) 751,180 52.5% Bill Brock* (R) 673,231 47.0% 7,635 [+] 0.5% 1,432,046
1974 G 39% Ray Blanton (D) 576,833 55.4% Lamar Alexander (R) 455,467 43.8% 8,414 [+] 0.8% 1,040,714
1972 S2 41% Howard Baker, Jr.* (R) 716,539 61.5% Ray Blanton (D) 440,599 37.8% 7,057 [+] 0.6% 1,164,195
1970 G 45% Winfield Dunn (R) 575,777 52.0% John Jay Hooker (D) 509,521 46.0% 22,949 [+] 2.1% 1,108,247
1970 S1 44% Bill Brock (R) 562,645 51.3% Albert Gore* (D) 519,858 47.4% 14,538 [+] 1.3% 1,097,041
1966 G 29% Buford Ellington (D) 532,998 81.2% H.L. Crowder (I) 64,602 9.8% 58,966 [+] 9.0% 656,566
1966 S2 39% Howard Baker, Jr. (R) 483,063 55.7% Frank Clement (D) 383,843 44.3% 55 0.0% 866,961
1964 S1 48% Albert Gore* (D) 570,542 53.6% Dan Kuykendall (R) 493,475 46.4% 1 0.0% 1,064,018
1964 S2 50% Ross Bass (D) 568,905 52.1% Howard Baker, Jr. (R) 517,330 47.4% 4,858 [+] 0.4% 1,091,093
1962 G 29% Frank Clement (D) 315,648 50.8% William Anderson (I) 203,765 32.8% 101,345 [+] 16.3% 620,758
1960 S2 39% Estes Kefauver* (D) 594,460 71.7% Bradley Frazier (R) 234,053 28.2% 6 0.0% 828,519
1958 S1 19% Albert Gore* (D) 317,324 79.0% Hobart Atkins (R) 76,371 19.0% 7,971 [+] 2.0% 401,666
1958 G 21% Buford Ellington (D) 248,874 57.5% Jim McCord (I) 136,399 31.5% 47,272 [+] 10.9% 432,545
1954 S2 17% Estes Kefauver* (D) 249,121 70.0% Tom Wall (R) 106,971 30.0% 2 0.0% 356,094
1954 G 16% Frank Clement* (D) 281,291 87.2% John Neal (I) 39,574 12.3% 1,721 [+] 0.5% 322,586
1952 S1 37% Albert Gore (D) 545,432 74.2% Hobart Atkins (R) 153,479 20.9% 36,308 [+] 4.9% 735,219
1952 G 40% Frank Clement (D) 640,290 79.4% Beecher Witt (R) 166,377 20.6% 104 0.0% 806,771
1950 G 12% Gordon Browning* (D) 184,437 78.1% John Neal (Good Government & Clean Elections) 51,757 21.9% 0 0.0% 236,194
1948 S2 26% Estes Kefauver (D) 326,062 65.3% Carroll Reece (R) 166,947 33.4% 6,103 [+] 1.2% 499,112
1948 G 29% Gordon Browning (D) 363,903 66.9% Roy Acuff (R) 179,957 33.1% 0 0.0% 543,860
1946 S1 12% Kenneth McKellar* (D) 145,654 66.6% William Ladd (R) 57,237 26.2% 15,819 [+] 7.2% 218,710
1946 G 12% Jim McCord* (D) 149,937 65.3% W.O. Lowe (R) 73,222 31.9% 6,454 [+] 2.8% 229,613
1944 G 25% Jim McCord (D) 275,746 62.5% John Kilgo (R) 158,742 36.0% 6,706 [+] 1.5% 441,194
1942 G 10% Prentice Cooper* (D) 120,148 70.2% C.N. Frazier (R) 51,120 29.8% 0 0.0% 171,268
1942 S2 9% Tom Stewart* (D) 109,881 68.9% Todd Meacham (R) 34,324 21.5% 15,317 [+] 9.6% 159,522
1940 S1 24% Kenneth McKellar* (D) 295,440 70.8% Howard Baker (R) 121,790 29.2% 35 [+] 0.0% 417,265
1940 G 26% Prentice Cooper* (D) 323,466 72.1% Arthur Bruce (R) 125,245 27.9% 0 0.0% 448,711
1938 G 19% Prentice Cooper (D) 210,567 71.7% Howard Baker (R) 83,031 28.3% 0 0.0% 293,598
1938 S2 18% Tom Stewart (D) 194,028 70.5% Harley Fowler (R) 72,098 26.2% 9,106 [+] 3.3% 275,232
1936 G 27% Gordon Browning (D) 332,523 80.4% Pat Thach (R) 77,392 18.7% 3,786 [+] 0.9% 413,701
1936 S2 24% Nathan Bachman* (D) 273,298 75.9% Dwayne Maddox (R) 69,753 19.4% 17,133 [+] 4.8% 360,184
*: incumbent               +: ran on additional party lines               Type: G: Governor; S1,S2,S3: Senate Class 1, 2 or 3
italics: special election

Other Statewide Election Results for Tennessee

YearTypeTurnoutWinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes
*: incumbent               +: ran on additional party lines
Type:
italics: special election

Voter Registration Data for Tennessee

Party registration is not used in this state, however as of 2022 registrations in Tennessee were estimated to be 33% Republican and 20% Democrat.

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YearTotalRepublicanDemocratOtherR/D EdgeR/D Edge %VAPOP %
2022 4,549,183 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 4,549,183 100.0% n/a n/a 82%
2020 4,261,137 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 4,261,137 100.0% n/a n/a 77%
2018 3,782,460 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 3,782,460 100.0% n/a n/a 70%
2016 3,553,293 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 3,553,293 100.0% n/a n/a 68%
2014 3,469,470 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 3,469,470 100.0% n/a n/a 68%
2012 3,589,759 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 3,589,759 100.0% n/a n/a 72%
2010 3,606,615 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 3,606,615 100.0% n/a n/a 74%
2008 3,664,851 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 3,664,851 100.0% n/a n/a 77%
2006 3,434,123 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 3,434,123 100.0% n/a n/a 74%
2004 3,388,573 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 3,388,573 100.0% n/a n/a 75%
2002 3,134,104 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 3,134,104 100.0% n/a n/a 71%
2000 3,400,487 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 3,400,487 100.0% n/a n/a 79%
1994 2,683,432 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 2,683,432 100.0% n/a n/a 69%
1986 2,445,803 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 2,445,803 100.0% n/a n/a 70%
VAPOP% is the estimated percentage of voting age population that is registered.
Registration data may include "inactive" voters.   Data for each year pertains to the November elections.

Partisan Legislative Composition for Tennessee

YearU.S. House
RepDemOther
2022 8 1 0
2020 7 2 0
2018 7 2 0
2016 7 2 0
2014 7 2 0
2012 7 2 0
2010 7 2 0
2008 4 5 0
2006 4 5 0
2004 4 5 0
2002 4 5 0
2000 5 4 0
1998 5 4 0
1996 5 4 0
1994 5 4 0
1992 3 6 0
1990 3 6 0
1988 3 6 0
1986 3 6 0
1984 3 6 0
1982 3 6 0
1980 3 5 0
1978 3 5 0
1976 3 5 0
1974 3 5 0
1972 5 3 0
1970 4 5 0
1968 4 5 0
1966 4 5 0
1964 3 6 0
1962 3 6 0
1960 2 7 0
1958 2 7 0
1956 2 7 0
1954 2 7 0
1952 2 7 0
1950 2 8 0
1948 2 8 0
1946 2 8 0
1944 2 8 0
1942 2 8 0
1940 2 6 1
1938 2 7 0
1936 2 7 0
YearState Senate
RepDemOther
2022 27 6 0
2020 27 6 0
2018 28 5 0
2016 28 5 0
2014 28 5 0
2012 26 7 0
2010 20 13 0
2008 19 14 0
2006 16 16 1
2004 [1] 17 16 0
2002 15 18 0
2000 15 18 0
1998 15 18 0
1996 [2] 15 18 0
1994 15 18 0
1992 14 19 0
1990 13 20 0
1988 11 22 0
1986 10 23 0
1984 10 23 0
1982 11 21 1
1980 12 20 1
1978 12 20 1
1976 9 23 1
1974 12 20 1
1972 13 19 1
1970 13 19 1
1968 13 29 0
1966 8 25 0
1964 8 25 0
1962 6 27 0
1960 6 27 0
1958 5 28 0
1956 6 27 0
1954 5 28 0
1952 5 28 0
1950 4 29 0
1948 4 29 0
1946 4 29 0
1944 5 28 0
1942 3 30 0
1940 4 29 0
1938 4 29 0
1936 4 29 0
YearState House
RepDemOther
2022 75 24 0
2020 73 26 0
2018 73 26 0
2016 74 25 0
2014 73 26 0
2012 71 27 1
2010 64 34 1
2008 [3] 50 49 0
2006 46 53 0
2004 46 53 0
2002 45 54 0
2000 41 58 0
1998 40 59 0
1996 38 61 0
1994 40 59 0
1992 35 64 0
1990 44 55 0
1988 40 59 0
1986 38 61 0
1984 37 62 0
1982 38 60 1
1980 39 58 2
1978 38 60 1
1976 32 66 1
1974 35 63 1
1972 48 51 0
1970 43 56 0
1968 [4] 49 49 1
1966 41 58 0
1964 25 74 0
1962 21 78 0
1960 18 81 0
1958 17 82 0
1956 21 78 0
1954 19 80 0
1952 18 81 0
1950 19 80 0
1948 19 80 0
1946 17 82 0
1944 24 75 0
1942 20 78 1
1940 16 83 0
1938 16 83 0
1936 18 81 0
The partisan breakdowns shown are ones which took effect following the general elections in the specified year.

[1] Democrat John Wilder was re-elected to the Senate Speaker position as a minority-party Speaker.
[2] In 1996, two Democratic Senators switched parties to Republican, giving the Republicans control (17 R, 16 D).
[3] On February 10, 2009, the executive committee of the Tennessee Republican Party voted to strip Speaker of the House Kent Williams of his party affiliation after he colluded with Democrats to be elected speaker. Williams chose "Carter County Republican" as his new party designation (49 R, 49 D, 1 I).
[4] The Independent and one Democrat supported Republican Bill Jenkins in the vote for Speaker, giving the Republicans control for the only time in the 20th Century.

Source for state legislature data and notations: Wikipedia