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was a 2012 Republican
candidate who sought election to the U.S. House
representing the 7th Congressional District
. He won the Republican nomination and faced Democratic incumbent Andre Carson
and Independent Mmoja Ajabu
in the general election.
May lost to Democratic incumbent Andre Carson on November 6, 2012.
- Zionsville High School
- 2001: Wabash College, B.A. in Political Science
- 2003: Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence
- City of Indianapolis, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Latino Affairs
Previously, May served on the Mayor’s Neighborhood Liaison. Other positions include, Director of West Coast Operations for Marathon Building, International Manager for DFS Galleria, a subsidiary of Louis Vuitton-Moet Hennesy, and a Consultant for Zebulon Inc.
- See also: Indiana's 7th Congressional District elections, 2012
May ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Indiana's 7th District. May defeated Steve Davis, Tony Duncan, Larry Shouse, J.D. Miniear, Wayne Harmon, and Catherine Ping in the Republican primary and faced incumbent Andre Carson (D) and Mmoja Ajabu (I) in the November 6 general election. May was defeated by Andre Carson in the general election.
|U.S. House, Indiana, District 7 Republican Primary, 2012
| Steve Davis
| J.D. Miniear
| Tony Duncan
| Larry Shouse
| Wayne Harmon
| Catherine Ping
Breakdown of the source of May's campaign funds before the 2012 election.
May lost election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, May's campaign committee raised a total of $102,209 and spent $102,083.
|U.S. House, Indiana, District 7, 2012 - Carlos May Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner
|Total Spent by Election Winner
|Top contributors to Carlos May's campaign committee|
|Barnes & Thornberg||$5,250
|Indiana Fitness Works||$2,750|
|Carlos May 2012||$2,500|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|