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Davis lost his re-election bid in 2010.

Rep. Lincoln Davis (D-Tenn.)

  • District: 4th District, Middle Tennessee -- northeast and south
  • Residence: Pall Mall
  • Born: September 13, 1943; Pall Mall, Tenn.
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Wife, Lynda Davis; three children
  • Education: Tennessee Technological U., B.S. 1966 (agronomy)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Mayor of Byrdstown, 1979-83; Tenn. House, 1981-85; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. House, 1984, 1994; Tenn. Senate, 1997-2003; U.S. House, 2003-11
  • Elected: Elected: 2002 (4th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Agriculture; Energy-Water; Legislative Branch); Science & Technology (Energy & Environment; Investigations & Oversight)
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State Information: 4th District, Middle Tennessee -- northeast and south

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Scott DesJarlais (R) 103,969 57.1%
Lincoln Davis (D) 70,254 38.6%
Paul Curtis (I) 3,178 1.7%
Gerald York (I) 2,159 1.2%
James Gray (I) 1,714 0.9%
Richard Johnson (I) 917 0.5%
2008 general Lincoln Davis (D) 146,776 58.8%
Monty Lankford (R) 94,447 37.8%
James Gray (I) 4,869 1.9%
Kevin Ragsdale (I) 3,713 1.5%
2006 general Lincoln Davis (D) 123,666 66.4%
Kenneth Martin (R) 62,449 33.6%
2004 general Lincoln Davis (D) 138,459 54.8%
Janice Bowling (R) 109,993 43.5%
Ken Martin (X) 4,194 1.7%
2002 general Lincoln Davis (D) 95,989 52.1%
Janice Bowling (R) 85,680 46.5%
William Chandler (I) 1,073 0.6%
John Ray (I) 605 0.3%
Bert Mason (I) 504 0.3%
Ed Wellmann (I) 399 0.2%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 34% John McCain: 64%
2004 John Kerry: 41% George W. Bush: 58%
2000 Al Gore: 49% George W. Bush: 49%

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