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  |Name =Kyle McCarter
 
  |Name =Kyle McCarter
 
  |Profile picture =Kyle McCarter.jpg
 
  |Profile picture =Kyle McCarter.jpg
  |Position = Illinois State Senate District 51
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  |Position = Illinois State Senate District 54
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure =November 2009 - Present
 
  |Tenure =November 2009 - Present
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 12, 2013]]
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 14, 2015]]
 
  |Assumed office =2009
 
  |Assumed office =2009
  |Political party =Republican
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  |Political party = Republican
 
  |Leadership =  
 
  |Leadership =  
 
  |Years leadership =  
 
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  |Base salary = $67,836/year
 
  |Base salary = $67,836/year
  |Per diem = $132/day
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  |Per diem = $111/day
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Last election =  
 
  |Last election =  
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  |First elected = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |First elected = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |Term limits =  
 
  |Term limits =  
  |Next election = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
 
  |Prior office =  
 
  |Prior office =  
 
  |Prior office years =  
 
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  |Campaign website = http://www.votemccarter.com/Pages/Default.aspx
 
  |Campaign website = http://www.votemccarter.com/Pages/Default.aspx
 
  |Personal website = http://www.facebook.com/SenatorMcCarter
 
  |Personal website = http://www.facebook.com/SenatorMcCarter
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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>.
{{tnr}}'''Kyle McCarter''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]]. McCarter was first appointed to the Illinois Senate in November of 2009. McCarter won election in November of 2010 with his term expiring in 2015<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?MemberID=1562 ''Illinois General Assembly'' "Senator Kyle McCarter (R)"]</ref>.
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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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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Agriculture and Conservation
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|Chair1 =
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|Chair2 =
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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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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, McCarter has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, McCarter served on these committees:
* [[Agriculture and Conservation Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Committee of the Whole, Illinois Senate]]
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|State = Illinois
* [[Education Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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|year = 2011
* [[Financial Institutions Committee, Illinois State Senate]], Ranking Minority Member
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|Collapse = Yes
* [[Licensed Activities Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
* [[State Government & Veterans Affairs Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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|Committee1 = Agriculture and Conservation
* Subcommittee on Special Issues (Licensed Activities)
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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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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, McCarter served on these committees:
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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>
* [[Agriculture and Conservation Committee, Illinois State Senate|Agriculture and Conservation]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Commerce Committee, Illinois State Senate|Commerce]]  '''Ranking Republican Member'''
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|State = Illinois
* [[Education Committee, Illinois State Senate|Education]]
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|year = 2009
* [[Financial Institutions Committee, Illinois State Senate|Financial Institutions]]
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|Collapse = Yes
* [[Licensed Activities Committee, Illinois State Senate|Licensed Activities]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
* [[State Government & Veterans Affairs Committee, Illinois State 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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|Committee1 = Agriculture and Conservation
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|Chair1 =
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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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:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
McCarter, current District 51 incumbent, is running for re-election to the [[Illinois State Senate|Senate]] in District 54 in the [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|2012]]. McCarter is running against incumbent [[John Jones]] in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012. The general election is on [[State legislative elections, 2012|November 6]].<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'' "Candidate List," December 5, 2011]</ref>
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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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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber= Illinois State Senate, District 54, General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|party2= Democratic
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|winner1 = Kyle McCarter
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Danny L. Stover
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|votes1 = 59104
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|votes2 = 35962
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}}
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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===
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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>
 
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>
  
==District 51==
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = McCarter
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|Full name = Kyle McCarter
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|year = 2010
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|Editdate = July 18, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=139630 ''followthemoney.org'', "McCarter, Kyle," accessed July 18, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 290518
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate, District 54]]
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|totalraised2010 = 651984
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010|Illinois State Senate, District 51]]
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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 Committee, Illinois State Senate]], Northeast Illinois Legislative District Maps, July 29, 2009]</ref>.
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = McCarter  
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|full Name = Kyle McCarter
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=144076
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|office= Illinois State Senate  
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 290,518
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|org1 = Mccarter, Kyle
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|org2 = Ryan Enterprises Group
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|org3 = Rauner, Bruce Vincent & Diana Mendley
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|org4 = Roeser, Jeannine J
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|org5 = Stand for Children
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|orgamount1 = 27793
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|orgamount2 = 10000
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|orgamount3 = 10000
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|orgamount4 = 5000
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|orgamount5 = 5000
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|}}
  
==Personal==
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = McCarter
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|full Name = Kyle McCarter
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=117089
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = yes
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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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|orgamount1 = 88869
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|orgamount2 = 35000
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|orgamount3 = 28880
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|orgamount4 = 24521
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|orgamount5 = 16077
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|}}
  
Kyle is married to Victoria McCarter.  They have two children and reside in Lebanon, Illinois.
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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 scaleHis 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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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Kyle + McCarter + Illinois + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
==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=97&MemberID=1754 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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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=144076 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=117089 2010]
* [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 09:15, 18 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

Comprehensive donor information for McCarter is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, McCarter raised a total of $942,502 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 18, 2013.[10]

Kyle McCarter's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State Senate, District 54 Won $290,518
2010 Illinois State Senate, District 51 Won $651,984
Grand Total Raised $942,502

2012

McCarter won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, McCarter raised a total of $290,518.
Illinois State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kyle McCarter's campaign in 2012
Mccarter, Kyle$27,793
Ryan Enterprises Group$10,000
Rauner, Bruce Vincent & Diana Mendley$10,000
Roeser, Jeannine J$5,000
Stand for Children$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$290,518
Source:Follow the Money

2010

McCarter won election to the Illinois State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, McCarter raised a total of $651,984.
Illinois State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kyle McCarter's campaign in 2012
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 2012$651,984
Source:Follow the Money

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]

Personal

McCarter and his wife, Victoria, have two children.

Recent news

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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)