Our Candidates

Phil Bredesen


  • Defeated by Republican US member of Congress Marsha Blackburn by 9 points for an open seat in a state that Hillary Clinton lost by 26 and President Obama lost by 20

  • Former two-term governor.  Campaigned on tax fairness and healthcare for all.  He lost in part because of his support for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, which diminished base turnout