|Alabama House of Representatives District 48|
|November 5, 2014|
|Years in position (current service)||4|
|Years in position (previous service)||12|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||August 30, 2011|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Date of birth||June 5, 1946|
A special election was scheduled for November 29, 2011. However, since no Democrats filed for the seat, Carns took office after winning the August 30, 2011 Republican primary. He defeated Craig Sanderson, by a 1,134-682.
Carns is married and has three children.
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- al.com, "Gov. Robert Bentley calls special election to fill two legislative seats," July 11, 2011
- Al.com, "Jim Carns wins in Alabama House District 48; Tommy Joe Alexander, Dickie Drake in runoff in House District 45," August 30, 2011
- Newt Gingrich 2012, "Newt 2012 Announces Alabama Leadership Team," March 12, 2012
|Alabama House District 48
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