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|Birthday = November 6, 1941
|Place of birth =Houston, TX
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|Place of birth = Houston, Texas
|Profession = Lawyer, judge
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{{tnr}}'''John R. Carter''' (b. November 6, 1941) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] from the state of [[Texas]]. Carter represents the 31st congressional district of Texas and was first elected to the House in 2002.  
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{{tnr}}'''John R. Carter''' (b. November 6, 1941) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] from the state of [[Texas]]. Carter represents [[Texas' 31st congressional district]] and was first elected to the House in 2002.  
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
After earning his J.D., Carter went into private practice as a lawyer. He was elected county judge and served in that position for 20 years before running for the House of Representatives.
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Carter was born in Houston, [[Texas]]. He earned his B.A. from [[Texas]] Tech University in 1964, and his J.D. from the University of [[Texas]] in 1969.<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=c001051 ''Biographical Directory of the United States Congress'' "CARTER, John R., (1941 - )"]</ref>
  
 
==Career==
 
==Career==
* 2003-present: U.S. House of Representatives
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After earning his J.D., Carter went into private practice as a lawyer. He was elected county judge and served in that position for 20 years before running for the [[U.S. House of Representatives|House of Representatives]].
* 1981-2001: District court judge, Williamson County, TX
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*2003-Present: [[U.S. House of Representatives]], [[Texas' 31st congressional district]]
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*1981-2001: District Court Judge, Williamson County, [[Texas]]
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===U.S. House===
 
===U.S. House===
 
====2011-12====
 
====2011-12====
Carter is a member of the following House committees<ref>[http://carter.house.gov/index.cfm?sectionid=67&sectiontree=2,67 ''Official House website'' "Committee Assignments," Accessed November 2, 2011]</ref>:
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Carter is a member of the following House committees:<ref>[http://carter.house.gov/index.cfm?sectionid=67&sectiontree=2,67 ''Official House website'' "Committee Assignments," Accessed November 2, 2011]</ref>
* [[United States House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations|House Appropriations Committee]]
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations|House Appropriations Committee]]
** Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
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**Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
** Transportation Subcommittee
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**Transportation Subcommittee
** Homeland Security Subcommittee
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**Homeland Security Subcommittee
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
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:: ''See also: [[Texas' 31st congressional district elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Texas' 31st congressional district elections, 2012]]''
  
Carter is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Texas, 2012|Texas']] [[Texas' 31st congressional district elections, 2012|31st District]]. He is seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket.
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Carter is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Texas, 2012|Texas']] [[Texas' 31st congressional district elections, 2012|31st District]]. He is seeking the nomination on the [[Republican]] ticket.
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
On November 2, 2010, Carter won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Bill Oliver (L).<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>  
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On November 2, 2010, Carter won re-election to the [[U.S. House of Representatives]], defeating Bill Oliver ([[Libertarian]]).<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>  
  
 
{{Election box 2010
 
{{Election box 2010
 
|Chamber=U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Texas, Congressional District 31
 
|Chamber=U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Texas, Congressional District 31
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|winner1 = John Carter
 
|winner1 = John Carter
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
[[File:John Carter 2010 Donor Breakdown.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Carter's campaign funds before the 2010 election.]]
 
[[File:John Carter 2010 Donor Breakdown.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Carter's campaign funds before the 2010 election.]]
Carter won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Carter's campaign committee raised a total of $997,508 and spent $712,430.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cycle=2010&cid=N00025095&type=I ''Open Secrets'' "John Carter 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 2, 2011]</ref>
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Carter won re-election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Carter's campaign committee raised a total of $997,508 and spent $712,430.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cycle=2010&cid=N00025095&type=I ''Open Secrets'' "John Carter 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 2, 2011]</ref>
 
{{Congress donor box 2010
 
{{Congress donor box 2010
 
|Chamber = U.S. House of Representatives, Texas, 31st District
 
|Chamber = U.S. House of Representatives, Texas, 31st District
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|inddonor5 = $32,800
 
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==Recent news==
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://carter.house.gov Official House website]
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*[http://johncarterforcongress.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/user/repjohncarter Official Youtube channel]
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*[http://www.ustream.tv/judgecarter Official UStream account]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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Revision as of 01:03, 22 March 2012

John Carter
John Carter.jpg
U.S. House, Texas, District 31
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2003-present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 5, 2002
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
District Court Judge, Williamson County, Texas
1981-2001
Education
High schoolBellaire High School
Bachelor'sTexas Tech University
J.D.University of Texas
Personal
BirthdayNovember 6, 1941
Place of birthHouston, Texas
ProfessionLawyer, Judge
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
John R. Carter (b. November 6, 1941) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Texas. Carter represents Texas' 31st congressional district and was first elected to the House in 2002.

Biography

Carter was born in Houston, Texas. He earned his B.A. from Texas Tech University in 1964, and his J.D. from the University of Texas in 1969.[1]

Career

After earning his J.D., Carter went into private practice as a lawyer. He was elected county judge and served in that position for 20 years before running for the House of Representatives.

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-12

Carter is a member of the following House committees:[2]

  • House Appropriations Committee
    • Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
    • Transportation Subcommittee
    • Homeland Security Subcommittee

Issues

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

November 2011

Carter voted with the Republican Party 95.2% of the time, which ranked 21 among the 242 House Republican members as of November 2011.[3]

Presidential preference

2012

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

John Carter endorsed Rick Perry in the 2012 presidential election. [4]

Elections

2012

See also: Texas' 31st congressional district elections, 2012

Carter is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Texas' 31st District. He is seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket.

2010

On November 2, 2010, Carter won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Bill Oliver (Libertarian).[5]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Texas, Congressional District 31, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Carter Incumbent 82.5% 126,384
     Libertarian Bill Oliver 17.5% 26,735
Total Votes 153,119

Campaign donors

Breakdown of the source of Carter's campaign funds before the 2010 election.

Carter won re-election to the U.S. House in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Carter's campaign committee raised a total of $997,508 and spent $712,430.[6]

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term John + Carter + Texas + House

All stories may not be relevant to this official due to the nature of the search engine.

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Personal

Carter and his wife, Erika, have four children.[7]

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
New District
U.S. House of Representatives - Texas, District 31
2003-Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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District Court Judge, Williamson County, Texas
1981-2001
Succeeded by
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