GOODWIN, Carte P., (1974 - )

Senate Years of Service: 2010
Party: Democrat

GOODWIN, Carte P., a Senator from West Virginia; born on February 27, 1974, in Mt. Alto, West Virginia; B.A., Marietta College, 1996; J.D., Emory University School of Law, 1999; law clerk, United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Judicial Circuit 1999-2000; lawyer, private practice; general counsel to West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin, III 2005-2009; resumed private practice of law; appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate on July 16, 2010, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Robert C. Byrd; took the oath of office on July 20, 2010; and served until November 15, 2010, a successor having been chosen in a special election; not a candidate for election to the unexpired portion of the term.