Jack Montoucet

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Jack Montoucet
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 42
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)
ProfessionAlligator farmer/Owner, Jacques' Croc's & Farm Pride Processors
Office website
Jack Montoucet is a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 27. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.


Montoucet's professional experience includes working as an alligator farmer, is an alligator farmer, Fire Department Chief with the Lafayette Fire Department, and owner of Jacques' Croc's & Farm Pride Processors.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Montoucet served on the following committees:

Louisiana Committee Assignments, 2015
Natural Resources and Environment
Joint Legislative Budget


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


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



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Montoucet won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Anthony Emmons (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 42 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJack Montoucet Incumbent 63% 6,587
     Republican Anthony Emmons 37% 3,873
Total Votes 10,460


In 2007, Montoucet was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Isabella Delahoussaye.[1]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 42 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jack Montoucet (D) 7,161
Isabella Delahoussaye (R) 5,160

Campaign donors


In 2011, Montoucet received $213,548 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jack Montoucet's campaign in 2011
Louisiana Democratic Party$23,434
Louisiana Manufacturers Association$3,250
Union Pacific Railroad$2,750
Kathleen Blanco Campaign Fund$2,500
Walls Gator Farm$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $213,548
Total Votes received in 2011 6,587
Cost of each vote received $32.42


In 2007, a year in which Montoucet was up for election, he collected $27,396 in donations.[3]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Louisiana State Farm Agents $2,000
Louisiana Sheiffs Association $1,600
Louisiana Society of Anesthesiologists $1,500
Altria $1,500


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

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