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Ernest Wooton

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Ernest Wooton
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 105
Former member
In office
1999-2012
PartyIndependent
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 17, 2007
First electedMarch 27, 1999
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Military service
Service/branchUS Army
Years of service1964 - 1966
Personal
ProfessionBusinessman
CandidateVerification
Ernest Wooton (b. October 28, 1941) is a former Independent member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He represented the 105th District after winning a special election in 1999 until 2012.

Wooton works in public relations for the oil industry. He served as Sheriff of Plaquemines Parish from 1984-1992. He worked in public relations for oilfield sales from 1979-1984, was an insurance agency manager from 1968-1978, and served in the United States Army from 1964-1966.

Wooton is a member of the American Legion, Knights of Columbus, Acadiana Delegation, Jefferson Parish Legislative Delegation, Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation, and Louisiana Rural Caucus.[1]

Committee assignments

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

Due to term limits, Wooton was ineligible to seek re-election in 2011.

2007

In 2007, Wooton was re-elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Russell Dayden[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 105 (2007)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Ernest Wooton (R) 9,934
Russell Dayden (D) 3,042

Campaign donors

2007

In 2007, a year in which Wooton up for election, he collected $154,421 in donations.[3]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
State of Louisiana House of Representatives $6,445
Louisiana Republian Legislative Delegation Campaign Committee $5,000
Louisiana Manufacturers $4,500
Water Front Properties LLC $2,500


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Preceded by
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 105
1999-2012
Succeeded by
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