Kenneth Carter

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Kenneth Carter
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Rhode Island House District 31
Former member
In office
1993-2010
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolJackson Country High School
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1951-1955
Personal
ProfessionBusiness owner
CandidateVerification
Kenneth Carter (b. September 9, 1933) is a former Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 31 from 1993 to 2010.

Carter served as a delegate at the Rhode Island Constitutional Convention in 1986.[1]

Biography

Carter received his diploma from Jackson Country High School. His professional experience includes being the owner of Carter's 19th Hole Restaurant. He served in the United States Navy from 1951 to 1955.[1]

Committee assignments

While a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, Carter served on the following committees:

Subcommittee on Human Services
Subcommittee on Public Safety, Chair

Elections

2010

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

Carter lost re-election to the 31st District seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary and was defeated by Republican Doreen Costa in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2][3]

Rhode Island House District 31
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Doreen Costa (R) 2858
Kenneth Carter (D) 2418

2008

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2008

In 2008, Carter was re-elected to the Rhode Island House District 31. Carter (D) finished with 3,877 votes while his opponent Ann Marie Marshall (R) finished with 2,614 votes.[4] Carter raised $53,485 for his campaign fund.[5]

Rhode Island House District 31
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kenneth Carter (D) 3,877
Ann Marie Marshall (R) 2,614

Campaign donors

Listed below are the two largest contributors to Kenneth Carter's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Rhode Island Laborers $1,200
Ronald R. Dambruoso $1,000

Personal

Carter and his wife, Sylvia Clark, have four children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 31
1993–2010
Succeeded by
Doreen Costa (R)