Lance Harris

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Lance Harris
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Louisiana House of Representatives, District 25
Incumbent
In office
January 9, 2012-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 2
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 19, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Place of birthAlexandria, Louisiana
ProfessionBusiness owner
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Lance Harris is a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 25. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Harris won election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Barett Byrd (R) in the primary election on October 22, 2011. 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 25 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLance Harris 55.4% 7,577
     Republican Barett Byrd 44.6% 6,088
Total Votes 13,665

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

Harris listed four key issues on his campaign website:[1]

  • "Attracting and Fostering New Businesses leads to More & Better Jobs"
  • "Continue the Administration’s Positive Change to help Louisiana be a Top Performer"
  • "Economic Prosperity through High Quality Education and Career Training"
  • "Make Government leaner and further Ethics Reform"

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Harris received $122,572 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]

Personal

Harris has a wife, Leetha. He was born in Alexandria, Louisiana and raised in Pineville.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Chris Roy, Jr.
Louisiana House of Representatives District 25
2012-present
Succeeded by
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