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Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

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Elections for the office of Louisiana's state representatives will be held in Louisiana on November 19, 2011. The deadline for filing for candidacy is February 11, 2011. Each candidate must pay a filing fee to the respective Clerk of Court where they reside or obtain signatures in lieu of the filing fee.

Majority control

The partisan composition of the Louisiana House of Representatives as follows:

Party As of April 2015
     Democratic Party 44
     Republican Party 59
     Independent 2
Total 105


In order to qualify to run for the House of Representatives, a candidate must:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older[1].
  • Must be a resident of the district they seek to hold office to for a minimum of two years[1].
  • Must not have served more than two and one half terms previously in office. This is for any candidate who has held office in the past after January 8, 1996[2].
  • Have not been convicted of a felony offense[2].
  • Have no outstanding fines with the Louisiana Ethics Administration Program[2].
  • Pay a $225 filing fee with the Clerk of Court in the parish they reside in or collect 400 signatures[3].
  • If running as a Republican or Democrat, pay an additional $112.50 filing fee with the state and/or parish executive committee of their party[3].

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