Marc Carey

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Marc Carey
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Kentucky, District 4
High schoolLloyd High School
Bachelor'sNorthern Kentucky University
J.D.Chase College of Law (1980)
Place of birthCovington, Kentucky
Campaign website
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Marc Carey was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Kentucky. Carey was succeeded in this position by Thomas Massie in the Republican primary on May 22, 2012.[1]


Carey was born in Covington, Kentucky.[2] He earned his bachelor's from Northern Kentucky University and his J.D. from Chase College of Law.[2]


Carey owns and operates a law firm.[2]



See also: Kentucky's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

Carey ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Kentucky's 4th District. Carey sought the nomination on the Republican ticket.[3] Carey faced Alecia Webb-Edgington, Thomas Massie, Brian Oerther, Tom Wurtz, Gary Moore and Walter Christian Schumm in the Republican primary. Carey was defeated by Thomas Massie in the Republican primary on May 22, 2012.[4] Candidates wishing to run were initially required to file by the signature filing deadline of January 31, 2012. However because the legislature was unable to complete new redistricting maps on time, the deadline was pushed back one week.[5] The new deadline was February 7.[6] The primary elections were held on May 22, 2012.[7]

Kentucky's 4th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Massie 44.8% 19,689
Alecia Webb-Edgington 28.6% 12,557
Gary Moore 14.8% 6,521
Brian Oerther 0.6% 257
Tom Wurtz 1.4% 598
Marc Carey 1.8% 783
Walter Christian Schumm 8% 3,514
Total Votes 43,919


Carey is married and has two sons.[2]

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