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Franklin Foil

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Franklin Foil
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Louisiana House Of Representatives District 70
Incumbent
In office
2008-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$16,800/year
Per diem$6,000/year for expenses; $149/day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First electedNovember 17, 2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Education
Bachelor'sLouisiana State University
J.D.Loyola School of Law
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Franklin J. Foil is a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 70. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Biography

Foil earned his B.A. in Political Science from Louisiana State University and his J.D. from the Loyola School of Law. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Foil served on the following committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Franklin Foil endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Foil won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Greg Baldwin (I) in the October 22 primary. 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.

Louisiana House of Representatives, District 70 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFranklin Foil Incumbent 77.4% 6,947
     Independent Greg Baldwin 22.6% 2,033
Total Votes 8,980

2007

In 2007, Foil was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Pat Culbertson.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 70 (2007)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Franklin Foil (R) 5,399
Pat Culbertson (R) 4,809

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Foil received $104,715 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

2007

In 2007, a year in which Foil was up for election, he collected $226,903 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Louisiana Association of Business & Industry $10,000
Baton Rouge Area Chamber of Commerce $10,000
Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Committee $10,000
Louisiana State Farm Agents $3,500

Personal

Foil is a member of the Capital Region Legislative Delegation, and the Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation.[5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 70
2008–present
Succeeded by
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