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John CarterREPRepublican United States Representative, TX-31
80
Years of Age
20
Years of Experience
TXResidence (state)

John Rice Carter (born November 6, 1941) is the U.S. representative serving Texas's 31st congressional district since 2003. He is a Republican. The district includes the northern suburbs of Austin, as well as Fort Hood.

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Campaign Funding

20
18
$1,794,743
Total Raised
$1,943,447
Total Spent
$254,705
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Leadership PACs$176,729
44%
Real Estate$78,250
36%
Lobbyists$64,410
35%
Health Professionals$62,375
35%
Oil & Gas$62,350
33%
Air Transport$59,000
33%
Defense Electronics$59,000
32%
Lawyers/Law Firms$57,800
31%
Automotive$56,090
31%
Defense Aerospace$55,500
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
Texas Tech University
Bachelor of Arts
1964
Bellaire High School
1960
University of Texas School of Law
Juris Doctor
1969
Past Positions1 - 4 of 4
Representative
United States House of Representatives
2002 - Current
District Judge
277th District Court, Williamson County, Texas
1982 - 2001
Former General Counsel
Texas House of Representatives Agriculture Committee
Former Municipal Judge
City of Round Rock, Texas
Other Experience1 - 11 of 11
Former President
Round Rock Planning and Zoning Commission
Former President
Williamson County Bar Association
Former President
Round Rock Jaycees
Member
Round Rock Chamber of Commerce
Co-Chair
House Army Caucus
Former Chair
Subcommittee on Homeland Security, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Judiciary Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Education Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Government Reform Committee, United States House of Representatives
Member
Tea Party Caucus