Steve Carter (Indiana politician)

Steve Carter (born 1954) is an American politician who served as the Attorney General of Indiana from 2000 to 2009. Carter was succeeded by his chief deputy in 2009. Carter was elected as President of the National Association of Attorneys General in 2005.

Carter is most noted for championing and enforcing the nation's strongest Do Not Call Law that protects more than 4 million consumers from unwanted telemarketing calls. Carter has testified before Congress about Indiana's law and has spoken to the Federal Communications Commission to protect Indiana's law from national preemption. As a native of Lake County, Indiana, public corruption was a major focus during Carter's tenure in office.

Steve Carter
41st Attorney General of Indiana
In office
Succeeded byGreg Zoeller
Personal details
BornLake County, Indiana
Political partyRepublican
Alma materHarvard University (B.A.)
Indiana University School of Business (MBA)
Indiana University School of Law


Legal offices
Preceded by
Karen Freeman-Wilson
Attorney General of Indiana
Succeeded by
Greg Zoeller

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