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Cheryl Gray
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Louisiana State Senate District 5
Former officeholder
In office
2008 - 2009
Term ends
Resigned office December 2009
Bachelor'sStanford University
J.D.Tulane University
Cheryl A. Gray was a Democratic member of the Louisiana State Senate. She represented District 5 from 2008 until her resignation in December 2009. Gray announced she would be leaving her seat in order to spend more time with her husband.[1]


Gray earned her B.A. from Stanford University in 1990. She went on to receive her J.D. from Tulane University in 1993.

Professional experience

Gray is an attorney.

Political experience

Gray served in the Louisiana State House of Representatives from 2003 to 2007. She joined the Louisiana State Senate in 2008. She served in that position, representing the 5th District, until her resignation in December 2009.

Committee assignments

Gray served on the following committees:



Louisiana Senate General Election, District 5 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Cheryl A. Gray (D) 8,321
Jalila Jefferson-Bullock (R) 3,398

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Political offices
Preceded by
Louisiana State Senate District 5
2008-December 2009
Succeeded by
Karen Peterson