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  Carter, John R.
NameJohn R. Carter
Round Rock, Texas , United States
Website [Link]
Born November 06, 1941 (79 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifedRBH
Oct 02, 2018 07:41pm
Tags Married - Christian -
InfoIn 2002, Congressman John R. Carter was elected to represent Texas' Thirty-First Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives and was re-elected in 2004 and 2006. Congressman Carter has established himself as a leader in Congress who has the foresight and courage to author and support numerous pieces of legislation that would increase the protection of U.S. citizens and bring justice to those who threaten our freedom and way of life.

Congressman Carter was unanimously elected by his peers to serve in the House Republican leadership as the House Republican Conference Secretary for the 110th Congress. In this position, Congressman Carter holds the sixth most powerful position among House Republicans.

At the beginning of the 109th Congress, Congressman Carter was elected to serve on the prestigious House Appropriations Committee by the House Republican Steering Committee. On the Appropriations Committee, Congressman Carter sits on the two subcommittees, which benefit the 31st District: Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs, formerly known as Military Construction, and Homeland Security. During the 108th Congress, Congressman Carter was a member of the House Education and the Workforce, Judiciary, and Government Reform Committees.

Carter also continues to serve on the House Republican Steering Committee, an official group of members who are in charge of placing members on committees. Carter has been honored to serve on this select panel since being elected to Congress.

Congressman Carter's leadership ability has been recognized by his colleagues and others. During his first term, Congressman Carter was named one of the "Top Five Freshman" in Congress by Capitol Hill's leading newspaper.

A true Texan at heart, Congressman Carter was born and raised in Houston and has spent his adult life in Central Texas. Carter attended Texas Tech University where he graduated with a degree in History and then graduated from the University of Texas Law School in 1969.Congressman Carter and his wife, Erika, met in Holland and have been happily married since June 15, 1968. Since then they have built a home and raised a family of four on Christian beliefs and strong Texas Values


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  01/28/2021 US House Appropriations Committee Minority Members Won 6.77% (-0.62%)
  11/03/2020 TX District 31 Won 53.43% (+9.14%)
  03/03/2020 TX District 31 - R Primary Won 82.28% (+73.66%)
  01/03/2019 US House Appropriations Committee Minority Members Won 6.29% (-0.47%)
  11/06/2018 TX District 31 Won 50.59% (+2.91%)
  03/06/2018 TX District 31 - R Primary Won 65.50% (+31.00%)
  11/08/2016 TX District 31 Won 58.35% (+21.86%)
  03/01/2016 TX District 31 - R Primary Won 71.28% (+42.57%)
  11/04/2014 TX District 31 Won 64.05% (+32.09%)
  03/04/2014 TX - District 31 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 TX District 31 Won 61.28% (+26.30%)
  05/29/2012 TX District 31- R Primary Won 75.99% (+51.98%)
  11/17/2010 US House Republican Conference Secretary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2010 TX - District 31 Won 82.54% (+65.08%)
  03/02/2010 TX District 31 - R Primary Won 89.85% (+79.70%)
  11/04/2008 TX - District 31 Won 60.27% (+23.69%)
  11/00/2008 US House Republican Conference Secretary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  03/04/2008 TX - District 31 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2006 TX - District 31 Won 58.48% (+19.68%)
  11/00/2006 US House Republican Conference Secretary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  03/07/2006 TX - District 31 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 TX - District 31 Won 64.86% (+32.50%)
  03/09/2004 TX - District 31 - R Primary Won 69.53% (+46.95%)
  11/05/2002 TX District 31 Won 69.08% (+41.72%)
  04/07/2002 TX District 31 - R Runoff Won 56.84% (+13.68%)
  03/12/2002 TX District 31 - R Primary Won 26.00% (+0.00%)
TX US President - R Primary - May 29, 2012 R Mitt Romney
TX Governor - R Primary - Mar 02, 2010 R Kay Bailey Hutchison
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