Andre Carson

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André D. Carson
Congress 7th district Indiana
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Party Democratic
Running for office
Preceded by Julia Carson
Succeeded by
Birthdate October 16, 1974

André D. Carson (October 16, 1974) is a Democratic member Congress. He was elected in a March 11, 2008 special election. Carson was nominated by a party convention to run in the special election to fill the congressional seat left vacant when his grandmother, Julia Carson passed away.

Carson is a former member of the Indianapolis city council. He was elected to represent District 15 in the summer of 2007.

He is the second Muslim member of Congress.

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Carson is a native of Indianapolis, Indiana. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice Management from Concordia University Wisconsin and a Master of Business Management from Indiana Wesleyan University. He was a local board officer and investigator for the Indiana State Excise Police for nine years. He is currently a marketing specialist for Cripe Architects + Engineers. [1]

Carson has been endorsed by Senator Evan Bayh [2], former Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson, Louis Farrakhan [3], and many others.

Platform

  • Bring our Troops Home, Safely
  • Stand Up For Our Seniors
  • Create Jobs and Protect Indiana's Workers
  • Assure Access to Quality Healthcare for All
  • Invest in Education
  • Fix Our Immigration System
  • Achieve Energy Independence

More at: http://www.andrecarsonforcongress.com/content/page/title/Issues

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