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Jason Carter
Jason Carter.jpg
Georgia State Senate District 42
In office
May 2010 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 5
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedMay 11, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sDuke University
J.D.University of Georgia
Place of birthAtlanta, Georgia
Office website
Campaign website
Jason Carter is a Democratic member of the Georgia State Senate. He represents District 42.

Carter was elected in a special election held May 2010 to fill out the term of David Adelman, who resigned in March. He is the grandson of President Jimmy Carter.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Science and Technology
Special Judiciary
Urban Affairs


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



Carter is considered a potential Democratic candidate in the 2014 election for Governor of Georgia.[2]


See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2012

Carter ran in the 2012 election for Georgia State Senate District 42. Carter ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012, and defeated Republican candidate Kenneth Brett Quarterman in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

Georgia State Senate, District 42, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJason Carter Incumbent 74% 52,643
     Republican Kenneth Quarterman 26% 18,505
Total Votes 71,148


See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2010

Carter won re-election to the 42nd District Seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the July 20 primary and no one filed to run against him in the general election on November 2, 2010.[6]

Georgia State Senate, District 42
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jason Carter (D) 35,680 100.0%

Special election 2010

On May 11, 2010, Carter won election to the Georgia Senate from Georgia's 42nd Senate district in a special election to replace David Adelman. Carter received 5,574 votes in the election (65.6% of the vote), defeating three other candidates.[7]

Georgia Senate, District 42
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jason Carter (D) 5,574 65.6%
Tom Stubbs (D) 1,953 23.0%
David Montane (L) 635 7.5%
Steve Patrick (I) 329 3.9%

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Carter received $233,806 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

Georgia State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jason Carter's campaign in 2010
Carter, Rosalynn$2,400
Rosenberg, Dianne C$2,400
Jennifer Ann Moores Ttee$2,400
Stevanovich, Steve$2,400
Canfield, Kenneth S$2,400
Total Raised in 2010 $233,806

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Preceded by
David Adelman
Georgia State Senate District 42
May 2010-present
Succeeded by