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    U.S. Representative John R. Carter represents Texas' 31st Congressional District, which includes Williamson and Bell counties.In the 116th Congress, Rep. Carter sits on the Defense Subcomittee on Appropriations and he is the Ranking Member on the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Appropriations. In addition, he serves as Co-Chairman of the bipartisan House Army Caucus and is member of the House Republicans Steering Committee, a leadership position.

    Since his first election in 2002, 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 is one of the few House Members who has authored legislation signed into law under Presidents Bush, Obama and Trump. Despite being a veteran Congressman, John Carter is still known as "Judge" for having served over 20 years on the district court bench in Williamson County, which he won as the first county-wide elected Republican in Williamson County in modern history. Before becoming a Judge, Congressman Carter had a successful private law practice and continued to practice law while serving as the Municipal Judge in Round Rock.

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    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. Congressman Carter and Mrs. Carter are also proud grandparents to six precious grandchildren.  

     

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Congressional Art Contest

Every spring, Congress recognizes talented high school students in each congressional district through a visual art competition.  The Annual Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery, is a fantastic way to feature the talent of Texas District 31. 

The winning artwork from each Congressional District will be displayed for one year, in the Cannon Office Building tunnel that leads into the U.S. Capitol.  In addition, the winner from Texas District 31 will be awarded two roundtrip airline tickets to Washington, D.C., as well as accommodations for two nights in Washington, D.C. 

If you wish to enter the 2019 Annual Congressional Art Competition please  review the attachments below or contact your high school counselor and art department for the art submission checklist, artwork guidelines, a list of important dates, and a student release form. 

For any additional questions or information please visit the Congressional Art Contest Website

Contact Julie Sharifian at our Round Rock office 512-246-1600 or via email: Julie.Sharifian@mail.house.gov.  

2019 Important Dates (04/09/1903:31 PMET )
2019 Art Competition Letter (02/25/1912:17 PMET )
2019 Guidelines for Students and Teachers (02/20/1904:48 PMET )
2019 Student Release Form (02/20/1904:47 PMET )
2019 Art Submission Checklist (02/20/1904:47 PMET )
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    Washington DC
     
    2110 Rayburn H.O.B.
    Washington, D.C. 20515
    (202) 225-3864
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    Round Rock Office
     
    1717 North IH 35
    Suite 303
    Round Rock, TX 78664
    (512) 246-1600
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    Bell County Office
    6544B S. General Bruce Drive
    Temple, TX 76502
    Located next to the DPS office
    (254) 933-1392
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