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Kyle McCarter
Kyle McCarter.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 54
Incumbent
In office
November 2009 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedNovember 2009
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sOral Roberts University
Personal
ProfessionBusiness owner
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Kyle McCarter is a Republican member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 54 since 2013. McCarter was first appointed to the Illinois Senate in November of 2009, and represented District 51 from 2009 to 2013.[1].

McCarter graduated with his Bachelor's degree from Oral Roberts University in Accounting. In addition to being a Senator, McCarter is a small business owner.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Conservation
Committee of the Whole
Higher Education

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Special Issues (Licensed Activities)

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, McCarter served on these committees:[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

McCarter won election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 54. McCarter was to face incumbent John Jones in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012, but Jones withdrew on January 4, leaving McCarter unopposed.[3] McCarter defeated Danny L. Stover (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

Illinois State Senate, District 54, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKyle McCarter Incumbent 62.2% 59,104
     Democratic Danny L. Stover 37.8% 35,962
Total Votes 95,066


Endorsements

McCarter was endorsed by Family-Pac.[7]

2010

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2010

McCarter won re-election to the 51st District Seat in the Illinois State Senate against Democrat Tim Dudley.[8]

Illinois State Senate, District 51 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Kyle McCarter (R) 43,009 61.38%
Tim Dudley (D) 27,066 38.62%

The election took place on November 2, 2010. McCarter ran unopposed in the Republican primary election on February 2nd.[9]

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, McCarter received $651,984 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[10]

Illinois State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kyle McCarter's campaign in 2010
Republican State Senate Campaign Cmte Of Illinois$88,869
Illinois Chamber Of Commerce$35,000
Citizens For Frank Watson$28,880
Illinois Republican Party$24,521
CPI$16,077
Total Raised in 2010 $651,984

Scorecards

Illinois Opportunity Project

See also: Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card

The Illinois Opportunity Project, "an independent research and public policy enterprise that promotes legislative solutions in advance of free markets and free minds," annually releases its Legislative Vote Card, grading all members in both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly on the basis of their support of "pro-growth economic policies that increase personal freedom and reign in expansive government."[11][12]

2012

McCarter received a score of 100.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of A+ according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the highest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.[12]

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District 51

McCarter represented Illinois Senate District 51. District 51 included the Greater Decatur region in North Central Illinois[13].

Personal

Kyle is married to Victoria McCarter. They have two children and reside in Lebanon, Illinois.

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Jones (R)
Illinois Senate District 54
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Illinois Senate District 51
2008–2013
Succeeded by
Chapin Rose (R)