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Davy Carter
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Arkansas House of Representatives District 43
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$15,869/year
Per diem$136/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms (6 years)
Education
Bachelor'sArkansas State University, 1997
J.D.William H. Bowen School of Law, 2005
Personal
BirthdayMarch 31, 1975
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Davy Carter is a Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, representing District 43. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. He currently serves as Speaker of the House

Biography

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.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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
Management

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

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.[2]

Elections

2014

See also: Arkansas gubernatorial election, 2014

Carter considered a run for Governor of Arkansas in 2014, but later decided against the run.[3][4]

2012

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[5][6][7]

2010

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Carter won re-election to the 48th district seat in 2010. He faced no opposition.[8]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Carter won election to the 48th District Seat in the Arkansas House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[9]

Carter raised $45,895 for his campaign.[10]

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010


Arkansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Davy Carter's campaign in 2010
Stephens Group$1,500
Arkansas Health Care Association$1,000
Arkansas Realtors Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $22,615

2008

Below are Carter's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[11]

Contributor 2008 total
Hope For America PAC $4,000
Stephens Group $3,000
Arkansas Realtors Assoc $2,000
Sam Jirik $2,000
Pinnacle Structures Inc $2,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jim Nickels (D)
Arkansas House District 43
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Arkansas House District 48
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Reginald Murdock (D)