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Kyle McCarter

Republican Party Candidate for Illinois State Senate in the 54th District

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    ilga.gov

    The Candidate: Kyle McCarter

    The Race: Republican Party Candidate for Illinois State Senate in the 54th District

    The Competition:  Danny L. Stover

    The Buzz: Kyle McCarter was appointed to the Senate of the 51st District in 2009 and was later elected to the position in 2010. McCarter is a small business owner of two manufacturing companies, producing emergency respiratory equipment, specialized fitness equipment and environmental protectors for the power utility industry.

    McCarter is against same-sex marriage and is anti-abortion. He believes small business is the foundation to a growing economy.

    In 2011, McCarter claimed he was punched by Senator Mike Jacobs in a debate over electric utility rate hike legislation.