John D. Carson

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John D. Carson
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Indiana State Senate, District 38
Former candidate
BirthdayMay 3, 1970
Place of birthTerre Haute, Indiana
ProfessionBusiness owner
Campaign website
John David Carson was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 38 of the Indiana State Senate.


Carson's professional experience includes working as the owner of a window cleaning and pressure washing business.[1]


Campaign themes


Carson's website highlighted the following themes:[2]

Taxes & Jobs

  • Excerpt: "The only legitimate way to raise substantial revenues to the state, are to implement policies that create a rich, fertile environment for sustained long term economic growth."


  • Excerpt: "Education, be it public, private, charter school, or homeschooling, needs to be supported and funded with the ultimate goal of producing a highly educated student ready for the workforce, or post secondary education. If one is truly in favor of producing students with a superior education, the “infantry” on the “front line” of this battle are the teachers."

Social Issues

  • Excerpt: "[Indiana is] still a place where one can truly feel comfortable with who they are, and who their neighbor is. Whatever social ills trending in San Francisco, Denver, or New York City should have no bearing on how we live our lives in the Hoosier state. That’s why we live here and not there."



See also: Indiana State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Indiana State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 6, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Incumbent Tim Skinner was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Jon Ford defeated John D. Carson in the Republican primary. Skinner will face Ford in the general election.[3][4]

Indiana State Senate, District 38 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJon Ford 51.7% 2,540
John D. Carson 48.3% 2,374
Total Votes 4,914


Carson and his wife, Sarah, have five children.[1]

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