Ed Price

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Ed Price
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Louisiana House of Representatives, District 58
In office
January 9, 2012-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 3
Base salary$16,800/year
Per diem$6,000/year for expenses; $153/day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First electedNovember 19, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Edward L. "Ed" Price is a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 58. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Committee assignments


In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Price served on the following committees:



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 19, 2011, Price won election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He faced fellow Democrats Heurlin Delpit, Gail Holland and Dwayne Bailey in the primary election on October 22, 2011. Because Louisiana uses a blanket primary system, a candidate can be declared the overall winner of the seat by garnering 50 percent +1 of the vote in the primary. However, since no candidate reached this threshold, a general election took place on November 19, 2011 between Bailey and Price.[1] Price defeated Bailey to win the seat.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives District 58 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEd Price 58.3% 4,816
     Democratic Dwayne Bailey 41.7% 3,447
Total Votes 8,263
Louisiana House of Representatives, District 58 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEd Price 45.7% 5,455
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDwayne Bailey 29.9% 3,563
     Democratic Gail Holland 16.1% 1,925
     Democratic Heurlin Delpit 8.3% 992
Total Votes 11,935

Campaign donors


In 2011, Price received $68,335 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ed Price's campaign in 2011
Price, Ed$10,500
Louisiana Manufaturere Pac$5,000
Louisiana Manufactures Pac$5,000
Basf Corp Employee Pac$4,500
Future Pacllc$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $68,335
Total Votes received in 2011 4,816
Cost of each vote received $14.19

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Political offices
Preceded by
Elton Aubert
Louisiana House of Representatives District 58
Succeeded by