André Carson

Offices

U.S. House
District 7
In office
Mar 11, 2008 to Present

Party: Democratic
Assumed: Special Election
André Carson spent 12 years, 10 months, 15 days in office in Indiana, all of it at the federal level.

Elections

2008–U.S. House (District 7) WON
Special Election–Tuesday, March 11, 2008
54.04%
André Carson*, Democratic, 45,668 votes
43.09%
Jon Elrod, Republican, 36,415 votes
 2.88%
Sean Shepard, Libertarian, 2,430 votes
Out of 84,513 votes casts, the margin of victory was 9,253 (10.95%)
2008–U.S. House (District 7) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 6, 2008
46.52%
André Carson (i)*, Democratic, 66,659 votes
23.50%
Woody A. Myers, Jr., Democratic, 33,683 votes
20.40%
David Orentlicher, Democratic, 29,231 votes
 7.68%
Carolene Mays, Democratic, 11,011 votes
 0.79%
Joseph C. Stockett, III, Democratic, 1,125 votes
 0.49%
Frances Nelson Williams, Democratic, 708 votes
 0.45%
Larry Lamont Ledford, Democratic, 648 votes
 0.17%
Pierre Quincy Pullins, Democratic, 240 votes
Out of 143,305 votes casts, the margin of victory was 32,976 (23.02%)
2008–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 2008
65.08%
André Carson (i)*, Democratic, 172,650 votes
34.92%
Gabrielle Campo, Republican, 92,645 votes
 0.00%
Delbert Suits, Write-In, 4 votes
Out of 265,299 votes casts, the margin of victory was 80,005 (30.16%)
2010–U.S. House (District 7) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 4, 2010
89.05%
André Carson (i)*, Democratic, 26,364 votes
 7.26%
Bob Hidalgo Kern, Democratic, 2,150 votes
 2.49%
Carl Kakasuleff, Democratic, 737 votes
 1.20%
Pierre Quincy Pullins, Democratic, 354 votes
Out of 29,605 votes casts, the margin of victory was 24,214 (81.79%)
2010–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 2, 2010
58.90%
André Carson (i)*, Democratic, 86,011 votes
37.81%
Marvin Scott, Republican, 55,213 votes
 3.30%
Dav Wilson, Libertarian, 4,815 votes
Out of 146,039 votes casts, the margin of victory was 30,798 (21.09%)
2012–U.S. House (District 7) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 8, 2012
90.35%
André Carson (i)*, Democratic, 34,782 votes
 5.32%
Bob Hidalgo Kern, Democratic, 2,048 votes
 2.81%
Woodrow Wilcox, Democratic, 1,082 votes
 1.52%
Pierre Quincy Pullins, Democratic, 586 votes
Out of 38,498 votes casts, the margin of victory was 32,734 (85.03%)
2012–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 2012
62.85%
André Carson (i)*, Democratic, 162,122 votes
37.15%
Carlos May, Republican, 95,828 votes
 0.00%
Tim Frye, Write-In, 0 votes
Out of 257,950 votes casts, the margin of victory was 66,294 (25.70%)
2014–U.S. House (District 7) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 6, 2014
89.09%
André Carson (i)*, Democratic, 19,446 votes
 5.54%
Curtis Godfrey, Democratic, 1,209 votes
 3.58%
Mmoja Ajabu, Democratic, 782 votes
 1.79%
Pierre Quincy Pullins, Democratic, 390 votes
Out of 21,827 votes casts, the margin of victory was 18,237 (83.55%)
2014–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 2014
54.73%
André Carson (i)*, Democratic, 61,443 votes
41.77%
Catherine L. Ping, Republican, 46,887 votes
 3.50%
Chris Mayo, Libertarian, 3,931 votes
Out of 112,261 votes casts, the margin of victory was 14,556 (12.96%)
2016–U.S. House (District 7) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 3, 2016
85.64%
André Carson (i)*, Democratic, 70,006 votes
 10.16%
Curtis Godfrey, Democratic, 8,306 votes
 4.20%
Pierre Quincy Pullins, Democratic, 3,435 votes
Out of 81,747 votes casts, the margin of victory was 61,700 (75.48%)
2016–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 8, 2016
59.97%
André Carson (i)*, Democratic, 158,606 votes
35.69%
Catherine L. Ping, Republican, 94,396 votes
 4.34%
Drew Thompson, Libertarian, 11,470 votes
Out of 264,472 votes casts, the margin of victory was 64,210 (24.28%)
2018–U.S. House (District 7) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, November 6, 2018
87.96%
André Carson (i)*, Democratic, 37,662 votes
 8.17%
Sue Spicer, Democratic, 3,499 votes
 1.69%
Curtis Godfrey, Democratic, 725 votes
 1.64%
Bob Hidalgo Kern, Democratic, 704 votes
 0.53%
Pierre Quincy Pullins, Democratic, 226 votes
Out of 42,816 votes casts, the margin of victory was 34,163 (79.79%)
2018–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 6, 2018
64.86%
André Carson (i)*, Democratic, 141,139 votes
35.14%
Wayne E. Harmon, Republican, 76,457 votes
Out of 217,596 votes casts, the margin of victory was 64,682 (29.72%)
2020–U.S. House (District 7) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, June 2, 2020
91.77%
André Carson (i)*, Democratic, 62,117 votes
 8.23%
Pierre Quincy Pullins, Democratic, 5,572 votes
Out of 67,689 votes casts, the margin of victory was 56,545 (83.54%)
2020–U.S. House (District 7) WON
General Election–Tuesday, November 3, 2020
62.44%
André Carson (i)*, Democratic, 176,422 votes
37.56%
Susan Marie Smith, Republican, 106,146 votes
Out of 282,568 votes casts, the margin of victory was 70,276 (24.87%)
In the 15 races for which we have results, André Carson had a record of 15-0. That includes a record of 7-0 in 7 general elections, 7-0 in 7 primary elections, and 1-0 in 1 special election.