|Louisiana House of Representatives, District 98|
|2008 - Present|
|January 11, 2016|
|Years in position||6|
|Per diem||$6,000/year for expenses; $149/day per diem|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 19, 2011|
|First elected||November 17, 2007|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
|Term limits||3 terms (12 years)|
|J.D.||Louisiana State University Law School|
Abramson earned his B.A. in Government from Dartmouth College and his J.D. from the Louisiana State University Law School. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.
In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Abramson served on the following committees:
- Civil Law and Procedure, Chairman
- Select Committee on Hurricane Recovery
In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Abramson served on the following committees:
On October 22, 2011, Abramson won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated John French (R) 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 98 Blanket Primary, 2011|
|Democratic||Neil Abramson Incumbent||73.6%||5,793|
|Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 98 (2007)|
|Neil Abramson (D)||3,443|
|James P. Johnson (D)||1,179|
In 2011, Abramson received $210,094 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Neil Abramson's campaign in 2011|
|Louisiana Manufacturers Association||$4,000|
|Louisiana Association Of Business & Industry||$3,899|
|Crescent River Port Pilots Association||$3,500|
|Louisiana Medical Pac||$3,000|
|Total Raised in 2011||$210,094|
|Total Votes received in 2011||5,793|
|Cost of each vote received||$36.27|
In 2007, a year in which Abramson was up for election, he collected $180,394 in donations.
His four largest contributors in 2007 were:
|Louisiana Association of Business & Industry||$6,000|
|Louisiana Restaurant Association||$4,000|
Abramson is a member of the Democratic Caucus and the Orleans Delegation.
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- Rep. Abramson's website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2007
|Louisiana House of Representatives District 98
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