1817 United States House of Representatives elections in Tennessee

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Tennessee elected its members August 7–8, 1817.

District Incumbent This race
Representative Party First elected Results Candidates[a]
Tennessee 1 Samuel Powell Democratic-Republican 1815 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
John Rhea (Democratic-Republican) 63.9%
Alexander Sevier (Democratic-Republican) 36.1%
Tennessee 2 William G. Blount Democratic-Republican 1815 (Special) Incumbent re-elected. William G. Blount (Democratic-Republican) 61.8%
John Cocke (Democratic-Republican) 38.2%
Tennessee 3 Isaac Thomas Democratic-Republican 1815 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Francis Jones (Democratic-Republican) 35.2%
James Rogers 24.7%
Joseph Pickens 24.1%
Queen Morton 16.0%
Tennessee 4 Bennett H. Henderson Democratic-Republican 1815 Incumbent retired.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Samuel Hogg (Democratic-Republican) 63.5%
Archibald Overton (Democratic-Republican) 36.5%
Tennessee 5 Newton Cannon Democratic-Republican 1814 (Special) Incumbent lost-relection.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
Thomas Claiborne (Democratic-Republican) 47.6%
Newton Cannon (Democratic-Republican) 28.5%
Robert Weakley (Democratic-Republican) 23.9%
Tennessee 6 James B. Reynolds Democratic-Republican 1815 Incumbent lost-relection.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican hold.
George W. L. Marr (Democratic-Republican) 46.5%
Peter R. Booker 26.8%
Thomas Johnson 19.3%
James B. Reynolds (Democratic-Republican) 4.2%
Samuel Goodridge 3.1%

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  1. ^ Only candidates with at least 1% of the vote listed.