Alabama House of Representatives, District 86
|Profession||Weapons System Technician|
Carothers attended Wallace Community College and Troy University. He then graduated from Alabama Military Academy. He served in the Alabama National Guard for 20 years as a Tank Commander/Platoon Sergeant.
Carothers is currently employed for Army Fleet Support at Fort Rucker and has been for the past 25 years. He is a weapons system technician and works on attack helicopters. He also currently serves on the Taylor Town Council.
Carothers and his wife, Paula, have two children.
|Alabama House of Representatives, District 86 General Election (2010)|
|Paul Lee (R)||9,159|
|Merritt Carothers (D)||6,623|
Carother's website lists the following issues:
- Creating New Jobs
- Improving Education
- Better Roads
- Better Healthcare
- A Local Voice 
- Merritt Carothers' campaign website
- Project Vote Smart Biography
- List of Democratic candidates certified for the June 1, 2010 primary in Alabama
- Merritt Carothers on Facebook
- The Wetumpka Herald, Senate, House elections will be critical