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Carr {{2014isrunning}} in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2014|2014 election]] for the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]], representing [[Tennessee]]. Carr {{2014isseeking}} the Republican nomination in the primary.  He is challenging the Republican incumbent [[Lamar Alexander]] in the Republican primary. {{Nov2014genelection}}<ref name=post>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/08/20/lamar-alexander-draws-primary-challenger/?wprss=rss_politics&clsrd ''Washington Post'', "Lamar Alexander draws primary challenger", accessed August 20, 2013]</ref>
  
  

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Joe Carr
Joe Carr.jpg
Tennessee House Of Representatives District 48
Incumbent
In office
2008-Present
Term ends
November 4, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$19,009/year
Per diem$173/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMiddle Tennessee State University, 1981
Personal
BirthdayMarch 25, 1958
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joe Carr (b. March 25, 1958) is a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing District 48. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

He is running for election to the U.S. Senate, representing Tennessee in 2014. He is challenging Senator Lamar Alexander (R) after initially challenging U.S. House Representative Scott DesJarlais (R).[1][2]

Biography

Carr earned his B.S. from Middle Tennessee State University in 1981. He is the owner of both Virtual Edge, LLC and Cedar Snag Farms.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Operations
Local Government
Government Operations

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Joe Carr endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [3]

Elections

2014

See also: United States Senate elections in Tennessee, 2014

Carr is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Tennessee. Carr is seeking the Republican nomination in the primary. He is challenging the Republican incumbent Lamar Alexander in the Republican primary. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.[1]


2012

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2012

Carr ran in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 48. Carr defeated Ryan T. Harring in the August 2 primary election. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 48 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Carr Incumbent 76.3% 3,402
Ryan Harring 23.7% 1,055
Total Votes 4,457

2010

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2010

Carr was re-elected to the 48th District Seat in 2010. He defeated Democrat David B. LaRoche in the general election on November 2, 2010. He was unopposed in the August 5 primary.[6] [7]

2008

On Nov. 4, 2008, Carr won election to the 48th District Seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives, defeating opponent Tim Tipps (D). [8]

Carr raised $38,226 for his campaign while Heath raised $66,945. [9]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 48 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Joe Carr (R) 13,968
Tim Tipps (D) 13,140

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Carr is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Carr raised a total of $372,562 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 1, 2013.[10]

Joe Carr's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Tennessee State House, District 48 Won $46,600
2010 Tennessee State House, District 48 Won $124,541
2008 Tennessee State House, District 48 Won $113,680
2006 Tennessee State House, District 48 Defeated $87,741
Grand Total Raised $372,562

2012

Carr won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Carr raised a total of $46,600.

2010

Carr won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Carr raised a total of $124,541.

2008

Carr won election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Carr raised a total of $113,680.

2006

Carr lost the election for the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Carr raised a total of $87,741.

Personal

Carr and his wife, Ginny, have three children. They currently reside in Lascassas, Tennessee.

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