As the first Republican elected in Williamson County since reconstruction, Central Texans have trusted John “Judge” Carter as their District Judge and as their TX-31 congressman.
Carter serves as the Ranking Member of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee and sits on the Defense Subcommittee on Appropriations. He also serves as Co-Chairman of the House Army Caucus.
Judge graduated from Texas Tech with a degree in history, and received a law degree from the University of Texas Law School. John and Erika Carter have been married for 50 years and have four children and six grandchildren.