|Louisiana House of Representatives, District 2|
|January 11, 2016|
|Years in position||10|
|Per diem||$6,000/year for expenses; $149/day per diem|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 19, 2011|
|Next election||Term limited|
|Term limits||3 terms (12 years)|
Burrell's professional experience includes working as a business consultant, talk show host on KDKS-FM, and a guest columnist for the Shreveport Sun.
In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Burrell served on the following committees:
- Administration of Criminal Justice
- Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Affairs
- Joint Legislative Capital Outlay Committee
- Joint Legislative Budget Committee
In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Burrell served on the following committees:
On October 22, 2011, Burrell won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He was set to face Raymond Hicks (D) in the October 22 primary, but filed a lawsuit challenging his residency. On September 21, Judge Leon Emanuel ruled against Hicks, effectively removing him from the ballot and guaranteeing Burrell re-election.
|Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 2 (2007)|
|Roy Burrell (D)||5,317|
|Brian Hairston (D)||834|
In 2011, Burrell received $28,400 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Roy Burrell's campaign in 2011|
|Home Builders Association Of Nw Louisiana||$1,000|
|For Pac Louisiana Forestry Association||$1,000|
|Louisiana Home Builders Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2011||$28,400|
In 2007, a year in which Burrell was up for election, he collected $58,695 in donations.
His four largest contributors in 2007 were:
|Louisiana House Democratic Campaign Committee||$7,960|
|Crescent River Port Pilots Association||$4,000|
|Keith Hightower Campagin||$2,500|
|Louisiana State Farm Agents||$2,000|
Burrell is the founder of Democrats 2000, founder/Director of Inner City Entrepreneur Institute, Coordinator of the National Buy Freedom Program, and a leader with the Right Way Foundation. He is a member of the Democratic Caucus, Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus, and Louisiana Rural Caucus.
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- Roy Burrell's personal website
- Rep. Burrell's website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2009, 2007
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