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Charles Chaney

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Charles Chaney
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Louisiana House of Representatives, District 19
In office
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)
ProfessionOwner/Manager, Albert's Men's Wear
Office website
Charles R. Chaney is a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 19. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Chaney changed his party affiliation to Republican in February 2011.[1]


Chaney's professional experience includes working as the Owner and Manager of Albert's Men's Wear.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Chaney won re-election to District 19 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the October 22 primary election, assuring his re-election.


In 2007, Chaney was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Anita Mack-Tennant.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 19 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Charles Chaney (D) 8,943
Anita Mack-Tennant (D) 3,415

Campaign donors


In 2011, Chaney received $80,234 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Charles Chaney's campaign in 2011
West Carroll Health Systems$3,250
Louisiana Association Of Business & Industry$2,678
Louisiana Dental Association$2,500
Bobby Jindal Campaign Cmte$2,500
Energy Transfer Partners$2,000
Total Raised in 2011 $80,234


In 2007, a year in which Chaney was up for election, he collected $154,069 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Louisiana Association of Business & Industry $5,000
Carlette Cooper $2,500
Randy Head $2,500
West Carroll Health Systems $2,500


Chaney was a member of the Democratic Caucus until his party switch in February 2011,[1] and is currently a member of the Louisiana Rural Caucus.[5]

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Preceded by
Louisiana House of Representatives District 19
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