2018 United States Senate election in Tennessee

The 2018 United States Senate election in Tennessee took place on November 6, 2018.

2018 United States Senate election in Tennessee

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Turnout53.89%
  Marsha Blackburn, official photo, 116th Congress (cropped).jpg Governor Bredesen (cropped).jpg
Nominee Marsha Blackburn Phil Bredesen
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,227,483 985,450
Percentage 54.7% 43.9%

2018 United States Senate election in Tennessee results map by county.svg
County results
Blackburn:      40-50%      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%
Bredesen:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

U.S. Senator before election

Bob Corker
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Marsha Blackburn
Republican

The Race was between Republican Marsha Blackburn, and Democrat Phil Bredesen.

Marsha Blackburn won the election.[1]

Primary electionEdit

RepublicanEdit

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Marsha Blackburn 613,513 84.48
Republican Aaron Pettigrew 112,705 15.52
Republican Tommy N. Hay (write-in) 11 0.00
Republican Tom Emerson, Jr (write-in) 2 00.0
Republican David Fox (write-in) 1 00.0
Total 726,231 100.0%

DemocraticEdit

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Phil Bredesen 349,718 91.51
Democratic Gary Davis 20,170 5.28
Democratic John Wolfe Jr. 12,269 3.21
Total 382,157 100.0%

General electionEdit

General election results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Marsha Blackburn 1,227,483 54.71
Democratic Phil Bredesen 985,450 43.92
Independents 30,807 1.38
Total 2,243,740 100.0%

ReferencesEdit

  1. Bolton, Alexander (November 6, 2018). "Blackburn keeps Tennessee seat in GOP hands". thehill.com. Retrieved November 7, 2018.
  2. "August 2, 2018 Democratic Primary United States Senate" (PDF). Tennessee Secretary of State. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  3. "November 6, 2018 Unofficial Election Results". Tennessee Secretary of State. Retrieved November 9, 2018.