Ledricka Thierry

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Ledricka Thierry
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Louisiana House Of Representatives District 40
Incumbent
In office
March 29, 2010-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$16,800/year
Per diem$6,000/year for expenses; $153/day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First electedAugust 29, 2009
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Ledricka Thierry is a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 40. She was first elected to the chamber in a special election on August 29, 2009.[1]

Biography

Thierry's professional experience includes working as an attorney.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Thierry won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. She defeated Joe Pitre (D) 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 40 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLedricka Thierry Incumbent 78.6% 8,289
     Democratic Joe Pitre 21.4% 2,256
Total Votes 10,545

2009

Thierry was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives in a special election held August 29, 2009. She defeated Anna Simmons.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives Special Election, District 40 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ledricka Thierry (D) 3,711
Anna Simmons (D) 2,312

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Thierry received $72,018 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ledricka Thierry's campaign in 2011
Louisiana Association Of Business & Industry$5,000
Hargroder Companies$3,000
Washington State Bank$2,500
Leadership For Louisiana$2,500
Dupre Logistics Lls$2,000
Total Raised in 2011 $72,018
Total Votes received in 2011 8,289
Cost of each vote received $8.69

Personal

Thierry is a member of the Acadiana Delegation, Democratic Caucus, and the Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus.[4]

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Preceded by
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 40
2010–present
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