1813 United States House of Representatives elections in Tennessee

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Tennessee's representation increased from 3 seats to 6 as a result of the 1810 Census.

Its elections were held April 1–2, 1813, after the term began but before Congress's first meeting.

District Incumbent This race
Representative Party First elected Results Candidates[a]
Tennessee 1 John Rhea Democratic-Republican 1803 Incumbent re-elected. John Rhea (Democratic-Republican)
Unopposed
Tennessee 2 John Sevier Democratic-Republican 1790 (in North Carolina)
1790 (Retired)
1811
Incumbent re-elected. John Sevier (Democratic-Republican)
Unopposed
Tennessee 3 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
The difference between the top two candidates was a single vote. William Kelly unsuccessfully contested the election.
Thomas K. Harris (Democratic-Republican) 31.3%
William Kelly 31.3%
James Rogers 21.9%
Bird Smith 11.9%
James R. Rogers 3.5%
Tennessee 4 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
John H. Bowen (Democratic-Republican)[b]
Tennessee 5 Felix Grundy
Redistricted from the 3rd district
Democratic-Republican 1811 Incumbent re-elected. Felix Grundy (Democratic-Republican) 81.2%
Newton Cannon (Democratic-Republican) 18.8%
Tennessee 6 None (District created) New seat.
New member elected.
Democratic-Republican gain.
Parry W. Humphreys (Democratic-Republican)[b]
James B. Reynolds (Democratic-Republican)
J. B. Wynn[c]

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  1. ^ Only candidates with at least 1% of the vote listed.
  2. ^ a b Numbers of votes missing or incomplete in source(s).
  3. ^ Source does not give full name.