Louisiana state executive offices

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Ballotpedia covers 11 state executive offices in the state of Louisiana. The executive branch is governed by Article IV of the Louisiana Constitution.

Offices

The following is a list of state executive offices in Louisiana.

Constitutional mandate

Article IV, Section 1

Text of Section 1:

Composition; Number of Departments; Reorganization

(A) Composition. The executive branch shall consist of the governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, treasurer, commissioner of agriculture, commissioner of insurance, superintendent of education, commissioner of elections, and all other executive offices, agencies, and instrumentalities of the state.

(B) Number of Departments. Except for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor, all offices, agencies, and other instrumentalities of the executive branch and their functions, powers, duties, and responsibilities shall be allocated according to function within not more than twenty departments. The powers, functions, and duties allocated by this constitution to any executive office or commission shall not be affected or diminished by the allocation provided herein except as authorized by Section 20 of this Article.

(C) Reorganization. Reallocation of the functions, powers, and duties of all departments, offices, agencies, and other instrumentalities of the executive branch, except those functions, powers, duties, and responsibilities allocated by this constitution, shall be as provided by law.[1]

To view the text on qualifications of the executive branch, elections and duties see Article IV of the Louisiana Constitution.

LA state government organizational chart, as of 6/3/12

Current officeholders

Note: First appointed or First elected will include a date depending on if the officeholder was appointed or elected.

Name:Party:Current office:Tenure:First AppointedFirst Elected:
Bobby JindalEnds.png Republican Governor of LouisianaJanuary 14, 2008 - PresentOctober 20, 2007
Buddy CaldwellEnds.png Republican Attorney General of Louisiana2007 - Present2007
Clyde HollowayEnds.png Republican Louisiana Public Service Commission District 4April 27, 2009 - PresentApril 4, 2009
Curt EysinkNonpartisan Louisiana Executive Director of the Workforce Commission2009 - Present2009
Eric SkrmettaEnds.png Republican Louisiana Public Service Commission District 1January 1, 2009 - PresentNovember 4, 2008
Foster CampbellElectiondot.png Democratic Louisiana Public Service Commission District 5January 1, 2003 - Present2002
James DonelonEnds.png Republican Louisiana Commissioner of InsuranceFebruary 2006 - PresentSeptember 30, 2006
Jay DardenneEnds.png Republican Lieutenant Governor of LouisianaNovember 22, 2010 - PresentNovember 2, 2010
John Neely KennedyEnds.png Republican Louisiana State TreasurerJanuary 2000 - Present1999
John WhiteNonpartisan Louisiana Superintendent of EducationJanuary 11, 2012 - PresentJanuary 11, 2012
Lambert Boissiere IIIElectiondot.png Democratic Louisiana Public Service Commission District 3January 1, 2005 - Present2004
Michael StrainEnds.png Republican Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and ForestryJanuary 14, 2008 - PresentOctober 20, 2007
Scott AngelleEnds.png Republican Louisiana Public Service Commission District 2January 14, 2013-presentNovember 6, 2012
Stephen ChustzNonpartisan Louisiana Secretary of Natural Resources (Interim)August 8, 2012 - Present2012
John Thomas SchedlerEnds.png Republican Louisiana Secretary of StateNovember 22, 2010 - PresentNovember 2010October 22, 2011

Elections

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2014

Two seats on the Louisiana Public Service Commission are the only state executive offices up for election in 2014.

2013

There were no elections in Louisiana in 2013.

2012

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