|U.S. House, Texas, 31st District|
|January 3, 2003-present|
|January 3, 2013|
|Years in position||10|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|First elected||November 5, 2002|
|Next election||November 6, 2012|
|District Court Judge, Williamson County, TX|
|High school||Bellaire High School, TX|
|Bachelor's||Texas Tech University|
|J.D.||University of Texas School of Law|
|Birthday||November 6, 1941|
|Place of birth||Houston, TX|
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.
- 2003-present: U.S. House of Representatives
- 1981-2001: District court judge, Williamson County, TX
Carter is a member of the following House committees:
- House Appropriations Committee
- Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
- Transportation Subcommittee
- Homeland Security Subcommittee
Percentage voting with party
The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Carter has voted with the Republican Party 95.2% of the time, which ranked 21 among the 242 House Republican members as of November 2011.
On November 2, 2010, Carter won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Bill Oliver (L).
|U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Texas, Congressional District 31, 2010|
|Republican||John Carter Incumbent||82.5%||126,384|
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.
|U.S. House of Representatives, Texas, 31st District, 2010 - John Carter Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$0|
|Total Spent by General Election Opponent||$0|
|Top contributors to John Carter's campaign committee|
|American Crystal Sugar||$10,000|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
Carter and his wife, Erika, have four children.
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- ↑ Official House website "Committee Assignments," Accessed November 2, 2011
- ↑ OpenCongress "Voting With Party"
- ↑ The Hill, "2012 GOP Lawmaker Endorsements for President," retrieved November 22, 2011
- ↑ U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"
- ↑ Open Secrets "John Carter 2010 Election Cycle," Accessed November 2, 2011
- ↑ Official House website "Biography," Accessed November 2, 2011
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