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  name                = Kyle McCarter |
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  |Name =Kyle McCarter
  political position  = Illinois State Senate District 51 |
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  |Profile picture =Kyle McCarter.jpg
  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  |Position = Illinois State Senate District 54
  assumed office     = 2008 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends          = 2010 |
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|Tenure =November 2009 - Present
  political party    = [[Republican]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 14, 2015]]
  profession          = Small business owner |
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|Assumed office =2009
  website             = [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=96&MemberID=1562 Official website] |
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|Political party = Republican
}}{{tnr}}'''Kyle McCarter''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]]. McCarter was first elected to the Illinois Senate in November of 2008 with his term expiring in 2012.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Kyle McCarter''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]], representing District 54. He was first appointed to the chamber in November 2009.<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?MemberID=1562 ''Illinois General Assembly'' "Senator Kyle McCarter (R)"]</ref>.
  
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.
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McCarter earned his Bachelor's in Accounting from Oral Roberts University. His professional experience includes owning a small business.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, McCarter served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Illinois
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Agriculture and Conservation
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|Chair1 =
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|Committee2 = Committee of the Whole
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|Committee3 = Higher Education
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|Committee4 = Labor and Commerce
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|Committee5 = Local Government
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|Committee6 = Revenue
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|Committee7 =
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McCarter serves on these committees:
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, McCarter served on these committees:
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|State = Illinois
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Agriculture and Conservation
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|Chair1 =
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|Chair4 = Ranking Minority Member
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|Committee2 = Committee of the Whole
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|Committee3 = Education
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|Committee4 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee5 = Licensed Activities
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|Committee6 = State Government & Veterans Affairs
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|Committee7 =
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* [[Agriculture and Conservation Committee, Illinois Senate|Agriculture and Conservation]]
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===2009-2010===
* [[Commerce Committee, Illinois Senate|Commerce]]  '''Ranking Republican Member'''
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, McCarter served on these committees:<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/default.asp "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009]</ref>
* [[Education Committee, Illinois Senate|Education]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Financial Institutions Committee, Illinois Senate|Financial Institutions]]
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|State = Illinois
* [[Licensed Activities Committee, Illinois Senate|Licensed Activities]]
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|year = 2009
* [[State Government and Veterans Affairs Committee, Illinois Senate|State Government and Veterans Affairs]] <ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/default.asp "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009]</ref>.
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|Chair2 = Ranking Republican Member
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|Committee2 = Commerce
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|Committee3 = Education
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|Committee4 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee5 = Licensed Activities
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|Committee6 = State Government & Veterans Affairs
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|Committee7 =
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
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McCarter won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|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.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/ElectionInformation/CandDetail.aspx?CandidateID=17162&ElectionID=32 ''Illinois State Board of Elections,'' "Candidate detail - John O. Jones," January 4, 2012]</ref> McCarter defeated [[Danny L. Stover]] (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'' "Candidate List," December 5, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GPOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois State Board of Elections,'' "Official 2012 Primary Results"]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GEOfficialVote.pdf Illinois State Board of Elections, “Official Vote - November 6, 2012 General Election,” accessed December 31, 2012]</ref>
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|winner1 = Kyle McCarter
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|candidate2 = Danny L. Stover
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|votes1 = 59104
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====Endorsements====
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McCarter was endorsed by Family-Pac.<ref>[http://www.family-pac.com/?page=sc ''Family-Pac,'' "Endorsements," accessed June 22, 2012]</ref>
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
  
::''See Also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010]]''
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::''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010]]''
McCarter ran for re-election to the 51st District Seat in the [[Illinois State Senate]] against Democrat [[Tim Dudley]]. The election takes place on November 2, 2010.  McCarter ran unopposed in the Republican primary election on February 2nd.<ref>[http://www.ildems.com/Candidates.htm 2010 Illinois Primary Election Results]</ref>
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McCarter won re-election to the 51st District Seat in the [[Illinois State Senate]] against Democrat [[Tim Dudley]].<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2010GEOfficialVote.pdf 2010 Illinois General Election Results]</ref>
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==District 51==
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Kyle McCarter''' (R)
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| align="right" | '''43,009'''
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| align="center" | '''61.38%'''
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| colspan="2" | Tim Dudley (D)
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| align="right" | 27,066
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| align="center" | 38.62%
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McCarter represents Illinois Senate District 51.  District 51 includes the Greater Decatur region in North Central Illinois<ref>[http://www.ilchamber.org/Chamber_PAC/District_maps/legislative_dist_il.pdf "Illinois Chamber of Commerce, Northeast Illinois Legislative District Maps, July 29, 2009]</ref>.
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==Personal==
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The election took place on November 2, 2010.  McCarter ran unopposed in the Republican primary election on February 2nd.<ref>[http://www.ildems.com/Candidates.htm 2010 Illinois Primary Election Results]</ref>
  
Kyle is married to Victoria McCarter.  They have two children and reside in Lebanon, Illinois.
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==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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{{State leg donor}}
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===2010===
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In 2010, McCarter received $651,984 in campaign donationsThe top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=IL&y=2010&#f0 Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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|Chamber = Illinois State Senate
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = $651,984
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|org1 = Republican State Senate Campaign Cmte Of Illinois
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|org2 = Illinois Chamber Of Commerce
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|org3 = Citizens For Frank Watson
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|org4 = Illinois Republican Party
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|org5 = CPI
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|orgdonor1 = $88,869
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|orgdonor2 = $35,000
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|orgdonor3 = $28,880
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|orgdonor4 = $24,521
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|orgdonor5 = $16,077
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|}}
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==Scorecards==
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===Illinois Opportunity Project===
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::''See also: [[Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card]]''
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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."<ref>[https://illinoisopportunity.org/the-project/ Illinois Opportunity Project, "The Project," accessed February 21, 2013]</ref><ref name="IOP">[http://illinoisopportunity.org/votecard/ Illinois Opportunity Project, Legislative Vote Card home page, accessed February 21, 2013]</ref>
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====2012====
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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.<ref name="IOP"/>
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==Personal==
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McCarter and his wife, Victoria, have two children.
  
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
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* [http://www.senatormccarter.com/ Sen. McCarter's website]
 
* [http://www.senatormccarter.com/ Sen. McCarter's website]
* [http://www.votemccarter.com/Pages/Default.aspx McCarter's campaign website]
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* [http://www.votemccarter.com/ McCarter's campaign website]
* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=96&MemberID=1562 Biography from the Illinois General Assembly]
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* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1754 Biography, bills and committees] at the Illinois General Assembly
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=84157 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=84157 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.facebook.com/SenatorMcCarter McCarter's facebook]
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*[http://twitter.com/SenatorMcCarter McCarter's twitter]
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*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/kyle-mccarter/11/24/ab4 McCarter's LinkedIn]
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Revision as of 13:27, 2 July 2013

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. He was first appointed to the chamber in November 2009.[1].

McCarter earned his Bachelor's in Accounting from Oral Roberts University. His professional experience includes owning a small business.

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
Labor and Commerce
Local Government
Revenue

2011-2012

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

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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Personal

McCarter and his wife, Victoria, have two children.

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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)