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|Next election = [[Texas' 31st congressional district elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
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|Campaign $ = 5,596,780
 
|Prior office = District Court Judge, Williamson County, [[Texas]]
 
|Prior office = District Court Judge, Williamson County, [[Texas]]
 
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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. He ran for re-election in 2012.
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{{tnr}}'''John R. Carter''' (b. November 6, 1941 in Houston, Texas) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] from the state of [[Texas]]. He represents [[Texas' 31st congressional district]] and was first elected to the House in 2002.  
  
Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Carter is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|far-right Republican leader]]".<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/john_carter/400068 ''Gov Track'' "Carter" Accessed May 22, 2012]</ref>
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Carter most recently won re-election on November 6, 2012. He defeated [[Stephen Wyman (Texas)|Stephen Wyman]] (D) and [[Ethan Garofolo]] (L) in the November 6, 2012, general election.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/map/#/House/2012/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, Texas"]</ref>
  
Carter won re-election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/map/#/House/2012/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, Texas"]</ref>
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Prior to his career in the [[U.S. House]], Carter served as a District Court Judge for Williamson County, Texas for 20 years.
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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
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==Career==
 
==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 [[U.S. House of Representatives|House of Representatives]].
 
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]].
*2003-Present: [[U.S. House of Representatives]], [[Texas' 31st congressional district]]
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*1981-2001: District Court Judge, Williamson County, [[Texas]]
 
*1981-2001: District Court Judge, Williamson County, [[Texas]]
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*2003-Present: [[U.S. House of Representatives]], [[Texas' 31st congressional district]]
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations|House Appropriations Committee]]
 
*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations|House Appropriations Committee]]
 
**Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
 
**Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
**Subcommittee on Homeland Security
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**Subcommittee on Homeland Security (Chair)
 
**Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs
 
**Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs
  
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===Presidential preference===
 
===Presidential preference===
 
{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.texastribune.org/texas-politics/2012-presidential-election/romney-racking-texas-endorsements/ ''Texas Tribune,'' “Texas Congressman Will Back Romney,” April 5, 2012]</ref> He originally endorsed Rick Perry.<ref>[http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/173757-2012-lawmaker-endorsements-for-president ''The Hill,'' "2012 GOP Lawmaker Endorsements for President," retrieved November 22, 2011]</ref>
 
{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.texastribune.org/texas-politics/2012-presidential-election/romney-racking-texas-endorsements/ ''Texas Tribune,'' “Texas Congressman Will Back Romney,” April 5, 2012]</ref> He originally endorsed Rick Perry.<ref>[http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/173757-2012-lawmaker-endorsements-for-president ''The Hill,'' "2012 GOP Lawmaker Endorsements for President," retrieved November 22, 2011]</ref>
[[Category:2012 endorsement of Rick Perry for President]]
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===Specific votes===
 
===Specific votes===
 
====Fiscal Cliff====
 
====Fiscal Cliff====
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:: ''See also: [[Texas' 31st congressional district elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Texas' 31st congressional district elections, 2012]]''
  
Carter ran 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 defeated [[Eric Klingemann]] in the May 29, 2012, Republican primary.  He defeated [[Stephen Wyman (Texas)|Stephen Wyman]] (D) and [[Ethan Garofolo]] (L) in the November 6, 2012, general election.<ref>[http://candidates.texasgop.org/offices/united-states-representative Republican candidate list]</ref><ref>[http://enr.sos.state.tx.us/enr/results/may29_160_state.htm Unofficial Republican primary results]</ref>
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Carter won re-election 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 defeated [[Eric Klingemann]] in the May 29, 2012, Republican primary.  He then defeated [[Stephen Wyman (Texas)|Stephen Wyman]] (D) and [[Ethan Garofolo]] (L) in the November 6, 2012, general election.<ref>[http://candidates.texasgop.org/offices/united-states-representative Republican candidate list]</ref><ref>[http://enr.sos.state.tx.us/enr/results/may29_160_state.htm Unofficial Republican primary results]</ref>
  
 
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===2010===
 
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
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{{Primary election box 2012
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|Chamber=U.S. House, Texas District 31
|party1= Republican
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|party=Republican
|party2= Libertarian
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|winner1 = John Carter
 
|winner1 = John Carter
 
|Inc1 = Y
 
|Inc1 = Y
|candidate2 = Bill Oliver
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|candidate2 = Eric Klingemann
|votes1 = 126384
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|votes1 = 32917
|votes2 = 26735
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|votes2 = 10400
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}}
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===Full history===
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{{Collapsible history section
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<big>'''2004'''</big>
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2012===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the [[Federal Election Commission]] during the [[United States Congress elections, 2012|2012 elections season]]. Below are Carter's reports.<ref>[http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/cancomsrs/?_12+H2TX31044 ''Federal Election Commission'' "John Carter's Summary Report," Accessed July 17, 2012]</ref>
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|Name=Carter
{{Campaign finance reports
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|Editdate=March 25, 2013
|Name = John Carter (2012)
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|year=2002
|Political Party = Republican
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|link=<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/elections.php?cycle=Career&cid=N00025095&type=I ''Open Secrets'' "Career Fundraising for John Carter," Accessed March 25, 2013]</ref>
|Report 1 = April Quarterly<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/225/12970913225/12970913225.pdf#navpanes=0 ''Federal Election Commission'' "John Carter April Quarterly," Accessed July 17, 2012]</ref>
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|party=Republican
|Date 1 = April 13, 2012
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|totalraised2012=885683
|Beginning Balance 1 = 465691.97
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|result2012=Won
|Total Contributions 1 = 158901
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|office2012=US House (Texas, [[Texas' 31st congressional district{{!}}District 31]])
|Expenditures 1 = 77007.08
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|totalraised2010=997508
|Cash on Hand 1 = 547585.89
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|result2010=Won
|Report 2 = Pre-Primary<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/615/12951785615/12951785615.pdf#navpanes=0 ''Federal Election Commission'' "John Carter Pre-Primary," Accessed July 17, 2012]</ref>
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|office2010=US House (Texas, [[Texas' 31st congressional district{{!}}District 31]])
|Date 2 = May 17, 2012
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|totalraised2008=947701
|Beginning Balance 2 = 547585.89
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|result2008=Won
|Total Contributions 2 = 55579
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|office2008=US House (Texas, [[Texas' 31st congressional district{{!}}District 31]])
|Expenditures 2 = 46649.19
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|totalraised2006=876895
|Cash on Hand 2 = 556515.70
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|result2006=Won
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|office2006=US House (Texas, [[Texas' 31st congressional district{{!}}District 31]])
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|totalraised2004=1086204
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|result2004=Won
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|office2004=US House (Texas, [[Texas' 31st congressional district{{!}}District 31]])
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|totalraised2002=802789
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|result2002=Won
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|office2002=US House (Texas, [[Texas' 31st congressional district{{!}}District 31]])
 
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===2012===
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[[File:John Carter 2012 Donor Breakdown.png|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Carter's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
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Carter won election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Carter's campaign committee raised a total of $885,684 and spent $757,983.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00025095&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'' "John Carter 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed March 5, 2013]</ref>
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{{Congress donor box 2012
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|winner = Y
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|Chamber = U.S. House of Representatives, Texas' 31st Congressional District
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = $885,684
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|total spent = $757,983
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|opponent raised = ''No reports on record for candidate''
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|opponent spent = ''No reports on record for candidate''
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|org1 = Dell Inc
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|org2 = American Bankers Assn
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|org3 = AT&T Inc
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|org4 = Koch Industries
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|org5 = National Assn of Realtors
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|orgdonor1 = $20,000
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|orgdonor2 = $10,000
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|orgdonor3 = $10,000
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|orgdonor4 = $10,000
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|orgdonor5 = $10,000
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|ind1 = Real Estate
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|ind2 = Oil & Gas
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|ind3 = Computers/Internet
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|ind4 = Health Professionals
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|ind5 = Lawyers/Law Firms
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|inddonor1 = $65,150
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|inddonor2 = $59,800
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|inddonor3 = $39,750
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|inddonor4 = $35,375
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|inddonor5 = $33,769
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|}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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==Analysis==
 
==Analysis==
===Congressional Staff Salaries===
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===Ideology and leadership===
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:: ''See also: [[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking]]''
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Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Carter is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|far-right Republican leader]]" as of June 2013.<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/john_carter/400068 ''Gov Track'' "John Carter," Accessed June 7 2013]</ref>
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===Lifetime voting record===
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::''See also: [[Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
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According to the website ''GovTrack,'' Carter missed 337 of 7,661 roll call votes from January 2003 to March 2013.  This amounts to 4.4%, which is worse than the median of 2.2% among current congressional representatives as of March 2013.<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/john_carter/400068 ''GovTrack,'' "John Carter," Accessed April 2, 2013]</ref>
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===Congressional staff salaries===
 
::''See also: [[Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
 
::''See also: [[Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
 
The website ''Legistorm'' compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Carter paid his congressional staff a total of $911,840 in 2011. Overall, [[Texas]] ranks 27th in average salary for representative staff. The average [[U.S. House of Representatives]] congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.<ref>[http://www.legistorm.com/member/2801/Rep_John_Carter.html ''LegiStorm'', "John Carter," Accessed September 17, 2012]</ref>
 
The website ''Legistorm'' compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Carter paid his congressional staff a total of $911,840 in 2011. Overall, [[Texas]] ranks 27th in average salary for representative staff. The average [[U.S. House of Representatives]] congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.<ref>[http://www.legistorm.com/member/2801/Rep_John_Carter.html ''LegiStorm'', "John Carter," Accessed September 17, 2012]</ref>
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===National Journal vote ratings===
 
===National Journal vote ratings===
====2011====
 
 
:: ''See also: [[National Journal vote ratings]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[National Journal vote ratings]]''
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====2012====
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Each year ''National Journal'' publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. Carter ranked 101st in the conservative rankings among members of the U.S. House.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/2012-vote-ratings ''National Journal,'' "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," March 7, 2013]</ref>
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====2011====
 
Each year ''National Journal'' publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. Carter was tied with three other members of the U.S. House of Representatives, ranking 11th in the conservative rankings among members of the U.S. House.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings2011/searchable-vote-ratings-tables-house-20120223 ''National Journal,'' "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012]</ref>
 
Each year ''National Journal'' publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. Carter was tied with three other members of the U.S. House of Representatives, ranking 11th in the conservative rankings among members of the U.S. House.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings2011/searchable-vote-ratings-tables-house-20120223 ''National Journal,'' "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012]</ref>
  
===Political positions===
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====Percentage voting with party====
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=====November 2011=====
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|party=Republican
|percent=95.2%
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|percent=96.2%
|rank=21
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|rank=145th
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|total=233
 
|chamber=House
 
|chamber=House
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|RHouse=Y
 
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==Personal==
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Carter and his wife, Erika, have four children.<ref name="bio">[http://carter.house.gov/index.cfm?sectionid=68&sectiontree=2,68 ''Official House website'' "Biography," Accessed November 2, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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==Personal==
 
Carter and his wife, Erika, have four children.<ref name="bio">[http://carter.house.gov/index.cfm?sectionid=68&sectiontree=2,68 ''Official House website'' "Biography," Accessed November 2, 2011]</ref>
 
 
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://carter.house.gov Official House website]
 
*[http://carter.house.gov Official House website]
 
*[http://johncarterforcongress.com/ Official campaign website]
 
*[http://johncarterforcongress.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/user/repjohncarter Official Youtube channel]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/user/repjohncarter Official Youtube channel]
 
*[http://www.ustream.tv/judgecarter Official UStream account]
 
*[http://www.ustream.tv/judgecarter Official UStream account]
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[[Category:2012 endorsement of Rick Perry for President]]

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John Carter
John Carter.jpg
U.S. House, Texas, District 31
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2003-present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
PredecessorN/A
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 5, 2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$5,596,780
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
Net worth$2,759,999
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
John R. Carter (b. November 6, 1941 in Houston, Texas) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Texas. He represents Texas' 31st congressional district and was first elected to the House in 2002.

Carter most recently won re-election on November 6, 2012. He defeated Stephen Wyman (D) and Ethan Garofolo (L) in the November 6, 2012, general election.[1]

Prior to his career in the U.S. House, Carter served as a District Court Judge for Williamson County, Texas for 20 years.

Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, Carter is one of the most reliable Republican votes, meaning he can be considered a safe vote for the Republican Party in Congress.

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.[2]

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

2013-2014

Carter serves on the following committees:[3]

  • House Appropriations Committee
    • Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
    • Subcommittee on Homeland Security (Chair)
    • Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs

2011-12

Carter was a member of the following House committees:[4]

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

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

John Carter endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [5] He originally endorsed Rick Perry.[6]

Specific votes

Fiscal Cliff

Voted "No" Carter voted against the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels. He was one of 151 Republicans that voted against the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257/167 vote on January 1, 2013.[7]

Elections

2012

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

Carter won re-election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Texas' 31st District. He defeated Eric Klingemann in the May 29, 2012, Republican primary. He then defeated Stephen Wyman (D) and Ethan Garofolo (L) in the November 6, 2012, general election.[8][9]

U.S. House, Texas District 31 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn R. Carter Incumbent 61.3% 145,348
     Democratic Stephen M. Wyman 35% 82,977
     Libertarian Ethan Garofalo 3.7% 8,862
Total Votes 237,187
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


U.S. House, Texas District 31 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Carter Incumbent 76% 32,917
Eric Klingemann 24% 10,400
Total Votes 43,317

Full history


Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Carter is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Carter raised a total of $5,596,780 during that time period. This information was last updated on March 25, 2013.[15]

John Carter's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 US House (Texas, District 31) Won $885,683
2010 US House (Texas, District 31) Won $997,508
2008 US House (Texas, District 31) Won $947,701
2006 US House (Texas, District 31) Won $876,895
2004 US House (Texas, District 31) Won $1,086,204
2002 US House (Texas, District 31) Won $802,789
Grand Total Raised $5,596,780

2012

Breakdown of the source of Carter's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Carter won election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Carter's campaign committee raised a total of $885,684 and spent $757,983.[16]

2010

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.[17]

Analysis

Ideology and leadership

See also: GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Carter is a "far-right Republican leader" as of June 2013.[18]

Lifetime voting record

See also: Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives

According to the website GovTrack, Carter missed 337 of 7,661 roll call votes from January 2003 to March 2013. This amounts to 4.4%, which is worse than the median of 2.2% among current congressional representatives as of March 2013.[19]

Congressional staff salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Carter paid his congressional staff a total of $911,840 in 2011. Overall, Texas ranks 27th in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.[20]

Net worth

See also: Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives

2011

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Carter's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $500,002 to $5,019,996. That averages to $2,759,999, which is lower than the average net worth of Republican House members in 2011 of $7,859,232. His average net worth increased by 5.44% from 2010.[21]

2010

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Carter's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $415,002 to $4,819,996. That averages to $2,617,499 which is lower than the average net worth of Republican Representatives in 2010 of $7,561,133.[22]

National Journal vote ratings

See also: National Journal vote ratings

2012

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. Carter ranked 101st in the conservative rankings among members of the U.S. House.[23]

2011

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. Carter was tied with three other members of the U.S. House of Representatives, ranking 11th in the conservative rankings among members of the U.S. House.[24]

Voting with party

2013

John Carter voted with the Republican Party 96.2% of the time, which ranked 145th among the 233 House Republican members as of June 2013.[25]

Personal

Carter and his wife, Erika, have four children.[26]

Recent news

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External links

References

  1. Politico "2012 Election Map, Texas"
  2. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress "CARTER, John R., (1941 - )"
  3. CQ.com, House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress
  4. Official House website "Committee Assignments," Accessed November 2, 2011
  5. Texas Tribune, “Texas Congressman Will Back Romney,” April 5, 2012
  6. The Hill, "2012 GOP Lawmaker Endorsements for President," retrieved November 22, 2011
  7. U.S. House "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.
  8. Republican candidate list
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Political offices
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New District
U.S. House of Representatives - Texas, District 31
2003-Present
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District Court Judge, Williamson County, Texas
1981-2001
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