Mapping Early American Elections


6th Congress: Tennessee 1799

Tennessee elected one Democratic-Republican to the Sixth Congress.

Mapping this election is incomplete because of the lack of returns at the town or county level in many areas.

District Candidate Party Vote Percentage Elected
At-large William C.C. Clairborne Democratic-Republican 6,519 unopposed

In most cases, only candidates who received more than 5 percent of the vote in a district are reported. Other candidates are reported as a group, but only if they in aggregate received more than 5 percent of the vote. In addition, percentages for each district may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding. The term Dissenting Republican includes various breakaway factions of the Democratic-Republican party.

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