Jerry Gisclair

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Jerry Gisclair
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Louisiana House Of Representatives District 54
Incumbent
In office
2008-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
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)
Personal
ProfessionBusiness owner
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jerry Gisclair (b. February 7, 1948) is a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 54. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Biography

Gisclair's professional experience includes working as the owner of Bayou Portuguese Citrus Farm, the Coastal Broadcasting Network, and E.U.I., and technician/manager for Latelco and SolaCom. He served as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Gisclair won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Micah Hebert (I) 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 54 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Gisclair Incumbent 58.6% 5,465
     Independent Micah Hebert 41.4% 3,859
Total Votes 9,324

2007

In 2007, Gisclair was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Mitchell Theriot.[1]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 54 (2007)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Jerry Gisclair (D) 4,128
Mitchell Theriot(R) 4,007

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Gisclair received $47,746 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]

2007

In 2007, a year in which Gisclair was up for election, he collected $103,474 in donations.[3]

His three largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Jerry Gisclair $74,593
Jerry & Linda Gisclair $27,848
Louisiana House Democratic Campaign Committee $1,033

Personal

Gisclair is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Chamber of Lafourche, LAB, NAB, SLHS Booster Club, and the American Legion.[4]

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Preceded by
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 54
2008–present
Succeeded by
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