1813 United States House of Representatives Elections in Tennessee
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1813 United States House of Representatives Elections in Tennessee

Tennessee's representation increased from 3 seats to 6 as a result of the 1810 Census.

Its elections were held April 1-2, 1813, after the term began but before Congress's first meeting.

District Incumbent This race
Representative Party First elected Results Candidates[a]
Tennessee 1 John Rhea Democratic-Republican 1803 Incumbent re-elected. ? John Rhea (Democratic-Republican)
Unopposed
Tennessee 2 John Sevier Democratic-Republican 1790 (in North Carolina)
1790 (Retired)
1811
Incumbent re-elected. ? John Sevier (Democratic-Republican)
Unopposed
Tennessee 3 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
The difference between the top two candidates was a single vote. William Kelly unsuccessfully contested the election.
? Thomas K. Harris (Democratic-Republican) 31.3%
William Kelly 31.3%
James Rogers 21.9%
Bird Smith 11.9%
James R. Rogers 3.5%
Tennessee 4 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
? John H. Bowen (Democratic-Republican)[b]
Tennessee 5 Felix Grundy
Redistricted from the 3rd district
Democratic-Republican 1811 Incumbent re-elected. ? Felix Grundy (Democratic-Republican) 81.2%
Newton Cannon (Democratic-Republican) 18.8%
Tennessee 6 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
? Parry W. Humphreys (Democratic-Republican)[b]
James B. Reynolds (Democratic-Republican)
J. B. Wynn[c]

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Only candidates with at least 1% of the vote listed.
  2. ^ a b Numbers of votes missing or incomplete in source(s).
  3. ^ Source does not give full name.

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