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Jean Doerge

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Jean Doerge
Jean Doerge.jpg
Louisiana House of Representatives District 10
Former member
In office
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 17, 2007
First elected1998
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
High schoolCloutierville High School
Bachelor'sNorthwestern State University
Master'sLouisiana State University
ProfessionRetired teacher
Jean Doerge (b. June 4, 1937) is a former Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. She represented the 10th District from 1998 to 2012.

Doerge is a retired teacher. She worked for the Webster Parish School Board, Acadia Parish School Board, and Arp Independent School Board, 1959-1961.

Doerge serves as Chair of the Administrative Board of the First United Methodist Church of Minden. She is a member of the Democratic Caucus, Independent Caucus, Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus, and Louisiana Rural Caucus.[1]

Committee assignments


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



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

Doerge was term limited and unable to run for re-election in 2011. She announced she is retiring from politics.[2]


In 2007, Doerge was re-elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. She defeated Ronnie Broughton and Terrell Mendenhall .[3]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 10 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jean Doerge (D) 6,681
Ronnie Broughton (R) 4,133
Terrell Mendenhall (D) 915

Campaign donors


In 2007, a year in which Doerge was up for election, she collected $118,288 in donations.[4]

Her four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Louisiana Realtors Association $2,750
Vowell Development Group $2,700
A. Lamar Smith $2,500
Louisiana Dental Association $2,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Louisiana House of Representatives District 10
Succeeded by
Gene Reynolds