Troy Hebert

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Troy Hebert
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Louisiana State Senate District 22
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Independent
Profession Contractor/Carpenter
Troy Herbert (b. April 19, 1966) was an Independent member of the Louisiana State Senate, representing District 22. He resigned in November 2010 to become Louisiana's alcohol and tobacco control commissioner.[1]

In March 2010, Herbert announced he was switching parties, from Democrat to Independent. He explained, "My change to independent or no party does not mean I have changed my beliefs. As a senator with friends on both sides, I just want to have the freedom to support either one when they have the best idea or solution."[2]


Hebert attended the University of Southwestern Louisiana.

Professional experience

Hebert was a Sugarcane Farmer from 1983 to 1988. He is currently a Contractor/Carpenter and in the Oilfield Equipment Rental Business.

Political experience

Hebert was a member of the Iberia Parish Council from 1991 to 1995. He served in the Louisiana State House of Representatives from 1995 to 2007. He then joined the Louisiana State Senate in 2008. He has served in that position since, representing the 22nd District.

Committee assignments

Prior to his resignation, he served on the following committees:


Hebert is divorced and has two children.



In 2007 Hebert was elected to the Louisiana State Senate District 22. Hebert (I) finished with 14,876 votes while his opponent Jeff Landry (R) finished with 14,308 votes.[3] Hebert raised $420,044 for his campaign fund.[4]

Louisiana State Senate District 22
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Troy Hebert (I) 14,876
Jeff Landry (R) 14,308

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Preceded by
Louisiana State Senate District 22
Succeeded by
Fred Mills, Jr. (R)