Gordon Dove

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Gordon Dove
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Louisiana House Of Representatives District 52
In office
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 10
Base salary$16,800/year
Per diem$6,000/year for expenses; $153/day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First elected2003
Next generalTerm limited
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Office website
Gordon Dove is a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 52. He was first elected to the chamber in 2003.

In the 2014 legislative session, Dove and 12 other members of the House formed the Louisiana Legislative Conservative Coalition. The coalition, under the chair of Rep. Alan Seabaugh (R), will attempt to pull the Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation to the right and re-instill conservative principles to the delegation.[1]


Dove's professional experience includes working as a business owner.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Dove won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the October 22 primary election, assuring his re-election.


In 2007, Dove was re-elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He ran unopposed.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 52 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gordon Dove (R) N/A

Campaign donors


In 2011, Dove received $33,050 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Gordon Dove's campaign in 2011
Bepco Lp$2,500
Bobbie Jindal Campaign Fund$2,500
Louisiana Bankers Association$2,250
Enpac Of Louisiana$1,500
Total Raised in 2011 $33,050


In 2007, a year in which Dove was up for election, he collected $47,407 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Gordon Dove $5,000
Clayton Breaux $2,500
Glenda Alford $2,500
Kip Robichaux $2,500


Dove is a member of the Acadiana Delegation, Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation, and the Louisiana Rural Caucus.[5]

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