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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.)

District: 6th District
Political Highlights: Tenn. House, 1999-2005; Tenn. Senate, 2005-10; U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-present
Born: Jan. 16, 1951; Baltimore, Md.
Residence: Gallatin
Religion: Christian
Family: Husband, David Black; three children
Education: Anne Arundel Community College, A.S.N. 1971; Belmont U., B.S.N. 1992
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (3rd term)
Committee Assignments: Budget; Ways & Means (Health)

Election History
2014generalDiane Black (R) 115,23171.1
Amos Powers (D) 37,23223.0
Mike Winton (I) 9,6345.9
2012generalDiane Black (R) 184,38376.4
Scott Beasley (I) 34,76614.4
Pat Riley (GREEN) 21,6339.0
Rachel Robinson (WRI) 4550.2
Mike Thompson (WRI) 40.0
Mary Keifer (WRI) 00.0
2010generalDiane Black (R) 128,51767.3
Brett Carter (D) 56,14529.4
Jim Boyd (I) 2,1571.1
David Purcell (I) 1,2960.7
Tommy Hay (I) 1,2700.7
Brandon Gore (I) 1,1030.6
Stephen Sprague (I) 5960.3
Roll Call Vitals


Tennessee is 24th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


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Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.