Jim Tucker

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Jim Tucker
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Louisiana House Of Representatives District 86
Former member
In office
2002-2012
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 17, 2007
First elected2001
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Personal
ProfessionInvestment Banker/Real Estate Developer
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Jim Tucker is a former Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He represented the 86th District from 2002 to 2012, and formerly served as Speaker of the House. He was also a candidate for Louisiana Secretary of State in the 2011 Louisiana statewide elections, but lost in the primary to incumbent Tom Schedler.
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Tucker is an investment banker and real estate developer.

He is Chairman of the Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation, and a member of the Jefferson Parish Legislative Delegation and the Orleans Delegation.[1]

In May 2011, Governing Magazine named Tucker one of 17 "GOP Legislators to Watch." Each of the legislators was selected on the basis of qualities like leadership, ambition, and political potential.[2]

Committee assignments

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

Tucker announced on August 8, 2011 that he would run for Louisiana Secretary of State in the 2011 Louisiana statewide elections.[3] Tucker lost to Republican incumbent Tom Schedler in the October 22 open primary.

Louisiana Secretary of State, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Schedler Incumbent 50.5% 449,616
     Republican Jim Tucker 49.5% 441,170
Total Votes 890,786


2007

In 2007, Tucker was re-elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He ran unopposed.[4]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 86 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Tucker (R) N/A

Campaign donors

2007

In 2007, a year in which Tucker was up for election, he collected $149,115 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Louisiana House of Representative $8,440
Louisiana State Farm Agents $5,000
Louisiana Medical Association $4,000
Louisiana Dental Association $3,500

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Preceded by
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 86
2001-2012
Succeeded by
Chris Broadwater