Neil Abramson

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Neil Abramson
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Louisiana House of Representatives, District 98
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 7
Base salary$16,800/year
Per diem$6,000/year for expenses; $153/day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First electedNovember 17, 2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Bachelor'sDartmouth College
J.D.Louisiana State University Law School
Office website
Neil C. Abramson is a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 98. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.


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.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Abramson served on the following committees:

Louisiana Committee Assignments, 2015
Civil Law and Procedure, Chair


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


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



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

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
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNeil Abramson Incumbent 73.6% 5,793
     Republican John French 26.4% 2,078
Total Votes 7,871


In 2007, Abramson was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated James P. Johnson.[1]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 98 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Neil Abramson (D) 3,443
James P. Johnson (D) 1,179

Campaign donors


In 2011, Abramson received $210,094 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]

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
Cajun Industries$3,000
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.[3]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Neil Abramson $32,471
Louisiana Association of Business & Industry $6,000
Louisiana Restaurant Association $4,000
Stacey Kaufman $2,500


Abramson is a member of the Democratic Caucus and the Orleans Delegation.[4]

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Preceded by
Louisiana House of Representatives District 98
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