|Alabama House of Representatives District 48|
|November 5, 2018|
|Years in position (current service)||4|
|Years in position (previous service)||12|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||August 30, 2011|
|Next general||November 6, 2018|
|Date of birth||June 5, 1946|
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Carns served on the following committees:
|Alabama Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Children and Senior Advocacy|
|• Commerce and Small Business|
|• County and Municipal Government|
|• Shelby County Legislation|
Elections for the office of Alabama House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014; a runoff election took place where necessary on July 15, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Incumbent Jim Carns was unopposed in the Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
A special election was scheduled for November 29, 2011. However, since no Democrats filed for the seat, Carns took office after winning the August 30, 2011 Republican primary. He defeated Craig Sanderson, by a 1,134-682.
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Carns is married and has three children.
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- al.com, "Gov. Robert Bentley calls special election to fill two legislative seats," July 11, 2011
- Alabama Democrats, "Qualified candidates for public office list," accessed February 27, 2014
- Alabama Republican Party, "State Senate," accessed February 27, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official Democratic Primary Results," accessed June 20, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official Republican Primary Results," accessed June 20, 2014
- Al.com, "Jim Carns wins in Alabama House District 48; Tommy Joe Alexander, Dickie Drake in runoff in House District 45," August 30, 2011
- Newt Gingrich 2012, "Newt 2012 Announces Alabama Leadership Team," March 12, 2012 (timed out)
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