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Dale Carr

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Dale Carr
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Tennessee House of Representatives, District 12
In office
Term ends
November 7, 2016
Years in position 3
Base salary$20,203/year
Per diem$188/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
High schoolSevier County High School
Dale Carr is a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing District 12. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Carr received a certificate from the Certified Auctioneers Institute at the University of Indiana. He is a realtor and auctioneer.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Carr served on the following committees:

Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013
Local Government



See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for 99 seats in the Tennessee House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 7, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 3, 2014. Incumbent Dale Carr was unopposed in the Republican primary. Carr was unopposed in the general election.[1]


See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2012

Carr ran in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 12. Carr defeated incumbent Richard Montgomery in the August 2 primary election. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 12 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDale Carr 50.6% 3,535
Richard Montgomery Incumbent 49.4% 3,455
Total Votes 6,990

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Carr is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Carr raised a total of $92,771 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 28, 2013.[4]

Dale Carr's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Tennessee State House, District 12 Won $92,771
Grand Total Raised $92,771


Carr won election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Carr raised a total of $92,771.
Tennessee House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dale Carr's campaign in 2012
Carr, Bruce Dale$19,348
Carr, Dale$15,000
Carr, Dale$3,348
Tennessee Legislative Campaign Cmte$2,000
Sevier County Good Government Pac$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$92,771
Source:Follow the Money


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In 2013, the 108th Tennessee General Assembly, first year, was in session from January 8 to April 19. In 2014, the 108th Tennessee General Assembly, second year, was in session from January 14 to April 18.

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Carr and his wife, Jo Ann, have one son. They currently reside in Sevierville, Tennessee.

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Preceded by
Richard Montgomery (R)
Tennessee House of Representatives District 12
Succeeded by