H. Bernard LeBas

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H. Bernard LeBas
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 38
In office
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 7
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 17, 2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Bachelor'sNortheast Louisiana University Monroe
Office website
H. Bernard LeBas is a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 38. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.


LeBas earned his B.S. in Pharmacy from Northeast Louisiana University Monroe. His professional experience includes working as a pharmacist.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, LeBas won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Julie Harrington (I) and Peter Vidrine (R) 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 38 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngH. Bernard LeBas Incumbent 51.8% 6,923
     Republican Julie Harrington 28.3% 3,787
     Republican Peter Vidrine 19.8% 2,649
Total Votes 13,359


In 2007, LeBas was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He ran unopposed.[1]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 38 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png H. Bernard LeBas (D) N/A

Campaign donors


In 2011, LeBas received $181,800 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to H. Bernard LeBas's campaign in 2011
Louisiana Democratic Party$68,243
Louisiana Dental Association$6,000
Kathleen Blanco Campaigne Fund$2,500
Guidry, Ms Ricky$2,500
Roussel Iii, Louie J$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $181,800
Total Votes received in 2011 6,923
Cost of each vote received $26.26


In 2007, a year in which LeBas was up for election, he collected $63,306 in donations.[3]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
H. Bernard LeBas $9,000
West PAC $5,000
Kathleen Blanco Campaign Fund $2,500
LPPAC $2,500


LeBas is a member of the Acadiana Delegation, Democratic Caucus, and the Louisiana Rural Caucus.[4]

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Louisiana House of Representatives District 38
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