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Henry Burns

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Henry Burns
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Louisiana House of Representatives, District 9
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'sNorthwestern State University
Master'sPepperdine University
Personal
ProfessionOwner/Operator, Wooden Spoon Bakery of Bossier City
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Henry L. Burns is a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 9. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Biography

Burns' professional experience includes working as the owner and operator of the Wooden Spoon Bakery of Bossier City, and as a thoroughbred owner and breeder.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Burns 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.

2007

In 2007, Burns was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Richey Jackson.[1]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 9 (2007)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Henry Burns (R) 5,225
Richey Jackson (R) 5,138

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Burns received $45,724 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]

2007

In 2007, a year in which Burns was up for election, he collected $142,942 in donations.[3]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Henry Burns $82,008
Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Committee $5,000
Louisiana Restaurant Association $3,500
Rodney M. Collier $2,500

Personal

Burns is a member of the Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation, and the Louisiana Rural Caucus.[4]

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Preceded by
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 9
2008–present
Succeeded by
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