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Rep. John Carter (R-Texas)

  • District: 31st District, Central -- parts of Round Rock and Killeen
  • Residence: Round Rock
  • Born: November 6, 1941; Houston, Texas
  • Religion: Lutheran
  • Family: Wife, Erika Carter; four children
  • Education: Texas Technological College, B.A. 1964 (history); U. of Texas, J.D. 1969
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Candidate for Texas House, 1980; Texas District Court judge, 1981-2001; U.S. House, 2003-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2002 (6th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Commerce-Justice-Science; Defense; Homeland Security - Chairman)
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State Information: 31st District, Central -- parts of Round Rock and Killeen

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general John Carter (R) 145,348 61.3%
Stephen Wyman (D) 82,977 35%
Ethan Garofolo (LIBERT) 8,862 3.7%
2010 general John Carter (R) 126,384 82.5%
Bill Oliver (LIBERT) 26,735 17.5%
2008 general John Carter (R) 175,563 60.3%
Brian Ruiz (D) 106,559 36.6%
Barry Cooper (LIBERT) 9,182 3.2%
2006 general John Carter (R) 90,869 58.5%
Mary Harrell (D) 60,293 38.8%
Matt McAdoo (LIBERT) 4,221 2.7%
2004 general John Carter (R) 160,247 64.8%
Jon Porter (D) 80,292 32.4%
Celeste Adams (LIBERT) 6,888 2.8%
2002 general John Carter (R) 111,556 69.1%
David Bagley (D) 44,183 27.4%
Clark Simmons (LIBERT) 2,037 1.3%
John Petersen (GREEN) 1,992 1.2%
R.C. Crawford (I) 1,716 1.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 38% Mitt Romney: 60%
2008 Barack Obama: 43% John McCain: 56%

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