|Illinois State Senate District 51|
|November 2009 - Present|
|January 12, 2013|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 6, 2012|
|Bachelor's||Oral Roberts University|
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.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, McCarter served on these committees:
- Agriculture and Conservation Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Committee of the Whole, Illinois Senate
- Education Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Financial Institutions Committee, Illinois State Senate, Ranking Minority Member
- Licensed Activities Committee, Illinois State Senate
- State Government & Veterans Affairs Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Subcommittee on Special Issues (Licensed Activities)
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, McCarter served on these committees:
- Agriculture and Conservation
- Commerce Ranking Republican Member
- Financial Institutions
- Licensed Activities
- State Government and Veterans Affairs .
- 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. McCarter defeated Danny L. Stover (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Illinois State Senate, District 54, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Kyle McCarter Incumbent||62.2%||59,104|
|Democratic||Danny L. Stover||37.8%||35,962|
McCarter was endorsed by Family-Pac.
- See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2010
|Illinois State Senate, District 51 (2010)|
|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.
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, McCarter received $651,984 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|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|
|Total Raised in 2010||$651,984|
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McCarter represents Illinois Senate District 51. District 51 includes the Greater Decatur region in North Central Illinois.
Kyle is married to Victoria McCarter. They have two children and reside in Lebanon, Illinois.
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- ↑ Illinois General Assembly "Senator Kyle McCarter (R)"
- ↑ "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009
- ↑ Illinois State Board of Elections, "Candidate detail - John O. Jones," January 4, 2012
- ↑ Illinois State Board of Elections "Candidate List," December 5, 2011
- ↑ Illinois State Board of Elections, "Official 2012 Primary Results"
- ↑ Illinois State Board of Elections, “Official Vote - November 6, 2012 General Election,” accessed December 31, 2012
- ↑ Family-Pac, "Endorsements," accessed June 22, 2012
- ↑ 2010 Illinois General Election Results
- ↑ 2010 Illinois Primary Election Results
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 contributions
- ↑ "Illinois Chamber of * Commerce Committee, Illinois State Senate, Northeast Illinois Legislative District Maps, July 29, 2009
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