Amy Carter

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Amy Carter
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Georgia House of Representatives District 175
Incumbent
In office
January 8, 2007 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sValdosta State University
Personal
Place of birthValdosta, GA
ProfessionDeacon, First Christian Church
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Amy Carter is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 175th District since 2007.

Carter is a Diversified Cooperative Training Coordinator at Lowndes High School, and a Deacon at First Christian Church. She has previously been a Business & Office Technology instructor at Valdosta Technical College.

She is a member of the American Red Cross, Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Georgia Association for Career and Technical * Education Committee, Georgia Association of Educators, Habitat for Humanity, Lowndes Education Improvement Foundation Trustee, Professional Association of Georgia Educators, Trade and Industrial Educators of Georgia, United Way, Valdosta Junior Service League, Valdosta-North Rotary Club, and Valdosta Technical College Foundation Board of Trustees.[1]

Party switch

Following her re-election as a Democrat in the 2010 general election, Carter switched to the Republican Party. She explained, “Many changes were brought about by our last election, and I feel that I can best represent my district as a member of the Republican Party. My record shows that I have always maintained an independent mindset, and I will continue to reach across party lines for solutions that will benefit my constituents.”[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Governmental Affairs, Chair
Agriculture and Consumer Affairs
Appropriations
Education
Higher Education
Small Business Development
Ways and Means

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Carter served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Carter served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Carter ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 175. Carter ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. JC Cunningham ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012. [3] Carter defeated JC Cunningham in the general election.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 175, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAmy Carter Incumbent 70.5% 15,782
     Democratic J.C. Cunningham 29.5% 6,601
Total Votes 22,383

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Carter ran for re-election to the 175th District seat in 2010. She did not have any opposition in the July 20 primary or in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 175 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Amy Carter (D) 8,719 100.0%

Although she was re-elected as a Democrat, following the election Carter switched his party affiliation to Republican.

2008

In 2008 Carter was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 175. Carter (D) ran unopposed and finished with 15,949 votes.[6] Carter raised $8,550 for her campaign fund.[7]

Georgia House of Representatives District 175
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Amy Carter (D) 15,949

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Carter collected $43,552 in campaign contributions.[8] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:

Georgia House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Amy Carter's campaign in 2010
Georgia Health Care Association$1,250
Smith, William & Freda$1,200
Smith, Adonna$1,000
Carter, Larry & Paula$1,000
Georgia Dental Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $43,552

2008

In 2008, Carter collected $8,550 in campaign contributions.[9] The four largest contributors to her campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Pfizer $1,700
Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals $1,000
Wayne Alexander $1,000
NCH Amusements LLC $750

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Georgia House of Representatives District 175
2007–present
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