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Chris Carter (Missouri)

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Chris Carter
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Missouri House of Representatives, District 61
Former member
In office
2009 - 2013
Base salary35,915/year
Per diem98.40/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Bachelor'sAlabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
Date of birth09/18/1981
Office website
Chris Carter (b. September 18, 1981) is a former Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 61 from 2009 to 2013. Carter was redistricted into District 75, where he won re-election in 2012, but left the House in order to replace his deceased uncle on the St. Louis Board of Aldermen.[1][2] He previously served as State House Minority Caucus Vice Chair.

Carter has served as Director of Community Affairs 61st District, Director of the Intake West End Clinic - Saint Louis, District Assistant to Senator Jeff Smith, and Field Organizer for U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill. He earned his BA in Computer Science from Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University.

Carter is a member of 100 Black Men Saint Louis and Young Democrats.[3]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2012

Carter won re-election in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 76. Carter ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and ran unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]


On November 2, 2010 Carter won election to the Missouri House of Representatives.


On November 04, 2008, Chris Carter ran unopposed for District 61 of the Missouri House of Representatives. [6]

Chris Carter raised $38,563 for his campaign.[7]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 61
Candidates Votes Percent
Chris Carter (D) 14,233 100.0%

Campaign donors

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Chris Carter's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
58th Democratic Legislative District CMTE $3,250
TB Disclosed $1,800
Andrew Turnage $1,200
Chris Carter $1,000
Reggie Rainey $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Missouri House of Representatives District 61
Succeeded by
Dave Schatz (R)