Karen St. Germain

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Karen St. Germain
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Louisiana House Of Representatives District 60
Incumbent
In office
2004-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 10
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$16,800/year
Per diem$6,000/year for expenses; $153/day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First elected2003
Next generalTerm limited
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Personal
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Karen Gaudet St. Germain is a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 60. She was first elected to the chamber in 2003.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Germain won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. She defeated Jason Morris (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 60 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKaren St. Germain Incumbent 86.1% 14,783
     Republican Jason Morris 13.9% 2,393
Total Votes 17,176

2007

In 2007, St. Germain was re-elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. She ran unopposed.[1]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 60 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Karen St. Germain (D) N/A

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, St. Germain received $152,042 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Karen St. Germain's campaign in 2011
Talbot Carmouche & Marcello$5,000
Louisiana Manufacturers Association$5,000
Baton Rouge Area Chamber Of Commerce$3,000
D B Sysgraph Inc$2,500
Bobby Jindal Campaign Cmte$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $152,042
Total Votes received in 2011 14,783
Cost of each vote received $10.28

2007

In 2007, a year in which St. Germain was up for election, she collected $75,452 in donations.[3]

Her four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Crescent River Port Pilots Association $3,500
Baton Rouge Area Chamber of Commerce $2,500
Basin Enterprises $2,500
Louisiana Hospital Association $2,500

Personal

Germain serves as Vice Chair of the Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus. She is also a member of the Acadiana Delegation, Democratic Caucus, and the Louisiana Rural Caucus.[4]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 60
2003–present
Succeeded by
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