Republican Governor Bill Haslam was elected in 2010 and is up for reelection in 2014.
Republicans also control both houses of the legislature. The Tennessee Senate is led by Republican Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey and Speaker Pro Tempore Bo Watson. The Majority Leader is Senator Mark Norris, and the Minority Leader Senator Jim Kyle. The House is led by Speaker Beth Harwell, Speaker Pro Tempore Curtis Johnson, Majority Leader Rep Gerald McCormick and Minority Leader Greg Fitzhugh. The Tennessee Legislature is in session from January 14 to May 20, 2014.