|Arkansas House of Representatives District 43|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||3 terms (6 years)|
|Bachelor's||Arkansas State University, 1997|
|J.D.||William H. Bowen School of Law, 2005|
|Birthday||March 31, 1975|
Carter earned his B.S. in Corporate Finance from Arkansas State University, his Degree in the Graduate School of Banking from Louisiana State University, and his J.D. from the William H. Bowen School of Law. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Carter served on the following committees:
|Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Legislative Council|
|• Joint Budget|
|• Revenue and Taxation|
|• Insurance and Commerce|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Carter served on these committees:
|Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• City, County and Local Affairs|
|• Legislative Joint Auditing|
|• Revenue and Taxation, Chair|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Carter served on these committees:
|Arkansas Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Joint Performance Review|
|• State Agencies and Governmental Affairs|
|• Task Force on Reducing Poverty and Promoting Economic Opportunity|
Carter's sponsored legislation includes:
- HB 1281 - "AN ACT TO REQUIRE ALL PERSONS RECEIVING BENEFITS THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO UNDERGO RANDOM TESTING FOR ILLEGAL DRUGS."
- HB 1599 - "TO ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE DONATIONS IN ARKANSAS."
- HB 1643 - "TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE STANDARD DEDUCTION FOR INCOME TAX PURPOSES."
For a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
Political courage test
Carter's answers to the Arkansas State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test are available. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected. He did not provide an answer when asked his legislative priorities.
- See also: Arkansas gubernatorial election, 2014
Carter ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 43. Carter ran unopposed in the May 22 Republican primary and ran unchallenged in the November 6, 2012, general election as well.
Carter won re-election to the 48th district seat in 2010. He faced no opposition.
Carter raised $45,895 for his campaign.
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
|Arkansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Davy Carter's campaign in 2010|
|Arkansas Health Care Association||$1,000|
|Arkansas Realtors Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$22,615|
Below are Carter's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Hope For America PAC||$4,000|
|Arkansas Realtors Assoc||$2,000|
|Pinnacle Structures Inc||$2,000|
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Davy + Carter + Arkansas + House
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- Fact: Speaker Davy Carter made it up as he went along - Arkansas Times (blog)
- Tolbert: Davy Carter, man in the middle - Log Cabin Democrat
- AR Speaker Apologizes to City of Boston for 'Insensitive' Tweet by House Member - KARK
- Kentucky, Arkansas, & Alabama - Southern Political Report
- Arkansas Medicaid-Private Insurance Measure Fails in House - Businessweek
- State Rep. Debra Hobbs Running for Arkansas Governor - Arkansas Business Online
- Arkansas House Speaker Eyeing 2014 Governor's Race - KUAR
- State Briefs - Baxter Bulletin
- State Rep. Debra Hobbs running for Arkansas gov. - Beaumont Enterprise
- Politics: Guns, 'golden' names and gubernatorial money - The City Wire
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- Arkansas House of Representatives - Rep. Davy Carter
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart bio
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008
- Davy Carter on Twitter
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Carter
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Carter Issue Positions
- ↑ Arktimes, "House Speaker Davy Carter leaving bank job UPDATE," January 10, 2013
- ↑ Arkansas Secretary of State "Election Results 2012" Accessed November 7, 2012
- ↑ Arkansas Secretary of State, "2012 Election candidates," March 8, 2012
- ↑ Arkansas Secretary of State - Official 2012 Primary Results
- ↑ Arkansas Matters, General election results
- ↑ 2008 general election results, Arkansas
- ↑ Arkansas House spending, 2008
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
Jim Nickels (D)
|Arkansas House District 43
| Succeeded by|
|Arkansas House District 48
| Succeeded by|
Reginald Murdock (D)
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