CARTER, Troy

CARTER, Troy
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1963–

Biography

CARTER, Troy, a Representative from Louisiana; born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., October 26, 1963; graduated from O. Walker Perry High School, New Orleans, La.; B.A., Xavier University, New Orleans, La., 1986; attended Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa.; entrepreneur; business consultant; member of the Louisiana state house of representatives, 1992-1994; member of the New Orleans, La., city council, 1994-2002; unsuccessful candidate for nomination for Mayor of New Orleans, La., in 2002; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the One Hundred Tenth Congress in 2006; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the One Hundred Eleventh Congress in 2008; member of the Louisiana state senate, 2016-2021; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Seventeenth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Cedric Richmond (April 24, 2021-present).

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Small Business
  • House Committee - Transportation and Infrastructure
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