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Tennessee's 4th congressional district
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Tennessee's 4th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Scott DesJarlais
RSherwood
Distribution
  • 56.16% urban
  • 43.84% rural
Population (2019) 812,697
Median income $59,461
Ethnicity
Cook PVI R+20

The 4th congressional district of Tennessee is a congressional district in the state of Tennessee. The district is represented by Republican Scott DesJarlais since 2011. The district is in southern Tennessee and has the counties of, Bedford, Bledsoe, Franklin, Grundy, Lincoln, Marion, Marshall, Meigs, Moore, Rhea, Rutherford, Sequatchie, and Warren. It also contains significant portions of Bradley, Maury, and Van Buren.

Election history

Year Office Result
2000 President George W. Bush (R) 50% – Al Gore 49% (D)
2004 President George W. Bush (R) 58% – John Kerry 41% (D)
2008 President John McCain (R) 62.6% – Barack Obama 35.8% (D)
2012 President Mitt Romney (R) 65.3% – Barack Obama 33% (D)
2016 President Donald Trump (R) 68.6% – Hillary Clinton 27.4% (D)
2020 President Donald Trump (R) 67.5% - Joe Biden 30.7% (D)
General Election results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Scott DesJarlais (Incumbent) 128,568 55.8
Democrat Eric Stewart 102,022 44.2
Total votes 230,590 100
Republican hold
Tennessee's 4th congressional district, 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Scott DesJarlais (incumbent) 84,815 58.3
Democrat Lenda Sherrell 51,357 35.3
Independent Robert Rankin Doggart 9,246 6.4
Total votes 145,418 100.0
Republican hold
Tennessee's 4th congressional district, 2016
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Scott DesJarlais (incumbent) 165,796 65.0
Democrat Steven Reynolds 89,141 35.0
Total votes 254,937 100.0
Republican hold
Tennessee's 4th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Scott DesJarlais (incumbent) 147,323 63.4
Democrat Mariah Phillips 78,065 33.6
Independent Michael Shupe 7,056 3.0
Independent Russell Wayne Steele (write-in) 7 0.0
Total votes 232,451 100.0
Republican hold
Tennessee's 4th congressional district, 2020
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Scott DesJarlais (incumbent) 223,802 66.7
Democrat Christopher Hale 111,908 33.3
Total votes 335,710 100.0
Republican hold
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