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Herbert Dixon

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Herbert Dixon
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Louisiana House of Representatives, District 26
Incumbent
In office
2008-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$16,800/year
Per diem$6,000/year for expenses; $149/day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First electedNovember 17, 2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Personal
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
Office website
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Herbert B. Dixon (b. July 29, 1949) is a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 26. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Biography

Dixon's professional experience includes working as a field representative and sales representative for National Motor Club Incorporated. He served in the United States Navy from 1972 to 1978.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011-2012

See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Dixon won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the October 22 primary election, assuring his re-election.

2007

In 2007, Dixon was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Kelven G. Sanders, Mary James Wardsworth, and Victor Kirk.[1]

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


Green check mark transparent.png Herbert Dixon (D) 4,234
Kelvin G. Sanders (D) 2,392
Mary James Wardsworth (D) 959
Victor Kirk (D) 870

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Dixon received $75,819 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]

2007

In 2007, a year in which Dixon was up for election, he collected $50,441 in donations.[3]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Ken Moran $2,500
United Recovery Group LLC $2,500
West PAC $2,500
Louisiana Sure $2,500

Personal

Dixon is a member of the DA Anderson Scholarship Committee, Coyle's Best Incorporated, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Southern University Alumni, and serves as Vice Chair of the Rapides Democratic Central Committee.[4]

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Preceded by
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 26
2008–present
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