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James Armes

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James Armes
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Louisiana House Of Representatives District 30
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)
Education
Bachelor'sMcNeese State University
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
James K. Armes is a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 30. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Biography

Armes earned his B.S. in Botany/Horticulture from McNeese State University. His professional experience includes working as a landscape contractor.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Armes won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Jack Causey (R) and Gregory Lord (R) in the October 22 primary. Because Louisiana uses a blanket primary system, a candidate can be declared the overall winner of the seat by garnering 50 percent +1 of the vote in the primary.

Louisiana House of Representatives, District 30 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames Armes Incumbent 54.5% 3,874
     Republican Jack Causey 17.4% 1,238
     Republican Gregory Lord 28.1% 1,995
Total Votes 7,107

2007

In 2007, Armes was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Jack Causey.[1]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 30 (2007)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png James Armes (D) 3,124
Jack Causey (R) 2,832

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Armes received $185,240 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]

2007

In 2007, a year in which Armes was up for election, he collected $74,349 in donations.[3]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Louisiana House Democratic Campaign Committee $23,392
Unreadable Johnson $15,432
Unreadable $3,000
William J. Unreadable, Sr. $2,500

Personal

Armes is a member of the Democratic Caucus, and Louisiana Rural Caucus.[4]

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Preceded by
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 30
2008–present
Succeeded by
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