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Kevin Pearson

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Kevin Pearson
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Louisiana House Of Representatives District 76
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)
Personal
ProfessionFinancial Advisor
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
J. Kevin Pearson is a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 76. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Biography

Pearson's professional experience includes working as a financial advisor.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Pearson 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, Pearson was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Ray Canada.[1]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 76 (2007)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Pearson (R) 2,719
Ray Canada (R) 2,669

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Pearson received $83,163 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]

2007

In 2007, a year in which Pearson was up for election, he collected $95,527 in donations.[3]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Kevin Pearson $23,030
Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Committee $10,000
Louisiana Association of Business & Industry $5,000
Louisiana Restaurant Association $3,000

Recall efforts

See also: Kevin Pearson recall, Louisiana House of Representatives (2012)

In May 2012, teacher Margaret Richard Campo filed a recall petition against Pearson for his support of controversial pension and school voucher programs. In order for a recall election to be scheduled, organizers would have had to collect signatures from one-third of register voters in the district within 180 days.[4]

On June 25, Campo notified the Secretary of State's office that she was stepping down as chair, but said the recall would continue.[5]

In October 2012, the Secretary of State's office said the petition drive failed to collect enough signatures.[6]

Personal

Pearson is a member of the Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation, and the Louisiana Rural Caucus.[7]

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Preceded by
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 76
2008–present
Succeeded by
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