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|U.S. House, Texas, District 31|
|January 3, 2003-present|
|January 3, 2013|
|Years in position||12|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|First elected||November 5, 2002|
|Next general||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|
|Date of birth||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
Carter 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," accessed July 2014
- 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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