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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; Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management - Ranking Member)
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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)    
2010 general Andre Carson (D) 86,011 58.9%
Marvin Scott (R) 55,213 37.8%
Dav Wilson (LIBERT) 4,815 3.3%
2008 general Andre Carson (D) 172,650 65.1%
Gabrielle Campo (R) 92,645 34.9%
write-in (Write-In) 4  
2008 special Andre Carson (D) 45,668 54%
Jon Elrod (R) 36,415 43.1%
Sean Shepard (LIBERT) 2,430 2.9%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 63% Mitt Romney: 35%
2008 Barack Obama: 66% John McCain: 33%

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