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Carlos May
Carlos May.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, Indiana, District 7
High schoolZionsville High School
Bachelor'sWabash College (2001)
J.D.Thomas Jefferson School of Law (2003)
ProfessionDirector of the Mayor’s Office of Latino Affairs
Campaign website
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Carlos May was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 7th Congressional District of Indiana. He won the Republican nomination and faced Democratic incumbent Andre Carson and Independent Mmoja Ajabu in the general election.[1]

May lost to Democratic incumbent Andre Carson on November 6, 2012.[2]



  • 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[3]

Previously, May served on the Mayor’s Neighborhood Liaison.[3] 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.[3]



See also: Indiana's 7th Congressional District elections, 2012

May ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent 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.[1][4] May was defeated by Andre Carson in the general election.

General election

U.S. House, Indiana District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAndre Carson Incumbent 62.9% 162,122
     Republican Carlos May 37.1% 95,828
     Independent Tim Frye (Write-in) 0% 0
Total Votes 257,950
Source: Indiana Secretary of State "House of Representatives Election Results"

Primary Election

U.S. House, Indiana, District 7 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCarlos May 26.8% 10,783
Steve Davis 19.2% 7,727
J.D. Miniear 5.5% 2,227
Tony Duncan 10.1% 4,079
Larry Shouse 3.5% 1,412
Wayne Harmon 10.6% 4,252
Catherine Ping 24.3% 9,771
Total Votes 40,251

Campaign donors


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.[5]

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