Mike Carter (politician)

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Mike Carter
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
from the 29th[1] district
Assumed office
January 8, 2013
Preceded by JoAnne Favors
Personal details
Born (1953-10-16) October 16, 1953 (age 64)
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Ooltewah, Tennessee
Alma mater Middle Tennessee State University
University of Memphis
Profession Attorney

Mike Carter[2] (October 16, 1953) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives representing District 29 since January 8, 2013. In 1997, he was appointed Judge of the General Sessions Court of Hamilton County, Tennessee.[3]


Carter earned his BS from Middle Tennessee State University and his JD from University of Memphis.


  • 2012 When District 29 Democratic Representative JoAnne Favors retired and left the seat open, Carter was unopposed for both the August 2, 2012 Republican Primary, winning with 5,577 votes,[4] and the November 6, 2012 General election, winning with 19,860 votes.[5]


  1. ^ "Rep. Mike Carter". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee General Assembly. Retrieved March 14, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mike Carter's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 14, 2014. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "State of Tennessee August 2, 2012 Republican Primary" (PDF). Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 148. Retrieved March 14, 2014. 
  5. ^ "State of Tennessee November 6, 2012 General Election" (PDF). Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 29. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 13, 2014. Retrieved March 14, 2014. 

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