Crescent River Port Pilots Association

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Crescent River Port Pilots Association
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The Crescent River Port Pilots Association (CRPPA) is a professional association comprised of the approximately 100 individuals who pilot ships between New Orleans and Pilottown along the Mississippi River. Today, the pilots navigate an average of 5,400 vessels a year through this stretch of the Mississippi River.[1] The Crescent River Port Pilots Association is an affiliate of the larger, Louisiana River Pilots Association.[2]

Campaign Contributions

State Candidates


In 2010, the CRPPA contributed a total of $107,250 to state senate candidates and $168,650 to state house candidates. It was the 16th and 9th largest donor to state senate and state house campaigns, respectively.

The top 5 recipients of campaign contributions from the CRPPA in 2007 were:[3]

Candidate Amount Result
Democratic Party Mitch Landrieu, Lieutenant Governor $13,000 Approveda
Democratic Party Walter J. Boasso, Governor $10,000 Defeatedd
Republican Party A.G. Crowe, State Senator $7,500 Approveda
Democratic Party Foster Campbell, Governor $7,000 Defeatedd
Democratic Party Nick Gautreaux, State Senator $7,000 Approveda

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