|Louisiana House of Representatives District 105|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 17, 2007|
|First elected||March 27, 1999|
|Term limits||3 terms (12 years)|
|Years of service||1964 - 1966|
Wooton works in public relations for the oil industry. He served as Sheriff of Plaquemines Parish from 1984-1992. He worked in public relations for oilfield sales from 1979-1984, was an insurance agency manager from 1968-1978, and served in the United States Army from 1964-1966.
Wooton is a member of the American Legion, Knights of Columbus, Acadiana Delegation, Jefferson Parish Legislative Delegation, Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation, and Louisiana Rural Caucus.
In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Wooton served on the following committees:
Due to term limits, Wooton was ineligible to seek re-election in 2011.
|Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 105 (2007)|
|Ernest Wooton (R)||9,934|
|Russell Dayden (D)||3,042|
In 2007, a year in which Wooton up for election, he collected $154,421 in donations.
His four largest contributors in 2007 were:
|State of Louisiana House of Representatives||$6,445|
|Louisiana Republian Legislative Delegation Campaign Committee||$5,000|
|Water Front Properties LLC||$2,500|
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2009, 2007
|Louisiana House of Representatives District 105
| Succeeded by|
State of Louisiana
Baton Rouge (capital)
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | State Treasurer | Superintendent of Education | Commissioner of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry | Secretary of Natural Resources | Executive Director of the Workforce Commission | Chairman of Public Service Commission |