2008 U.S. congressional elections (Tennessee)

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This article describes the elections for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate from Tennessee in 2008. See the Tennessee state portal for more information.

In the 110th Congress, Tennessee had 4 Republicans and 5 Democrats in the House, as well as 2 Republican Senators.

In the 2008 elections, Tennessee elected 4 Republicans and 5 Democrats to the House, and continues to have 2 Republican Senators.


Incumbent (Republican): Lamar Alexander

Winner: Lamar Alexander


District 1

Incumbent:none (David Davis lost in primary elections)

Winner: Phil Roe

District 2

Incumbent (Republican): John Duncan

Winner: John Duncan

District 3

Incumbent (Republican): Zach Wamp

Winner: Zach Wamp

District 4

Incumbent (Democrat): Lincoln Davis

Winner: Lincoln Davis

District 5

Incumbent (Democrat): Jim Cooper

Winner: Jim Cooper

District 6

Incumbent (Democrat): Bart Gordon

Winner: Bart Gordon

  • Democratic candidate: Bart Gordon
  • Republican candidate: none
  • Independent candidate: Chris Baker

District 7

Incumbent (Republican): Marsha Blackburn

Winner: Marsha Blackburn

District 8

Incumbent (Democrat): John S. Tanner

Winner: John S. Tanner

  • Democratic candidate: John S. Tanner
  • Republican candidate: none
  • Libertarian candidate: none

District 9

Incumbent (Democrat): Steve Cohen

Winner: Steve Cohen

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