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Rep. André Carson (D-Ind.)

  • District: 7th District, Most of Indianapolis
  • Residence: Indianapolis
  • Born: October 16, 1974; Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Religion: Muslim
  • Family: Wife, Mariama Shaheed-Carson; one child
  • Education: Concordia U. Wisconsin, Indianapolis, B.A. 2003 (management of criminal justice); Indiana Wesleyan U., M.S. 2005 (management)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Indianapolis and Marion County City-County Council, 2007-08; U.S. House, 2008-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2008 (3rd full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Intelligence, Emerging Threats & Capabilities; Strategic Forces); Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Highways & Transit)
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State Information: 7th District, Most of Indianapolis

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Andre Carson (D) 162,122 62.8%
Carlos May (R) 95,828 37.2%
Tim Frye (I)    

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