|Louisiana House of Representatives District 25|
|January 9, 2012-Present|
|January 11, 2016|
|Years in position||1|
|Per diem||$6,000/year for expenses; $149/day per diem|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 19, 2011|
|First elected||November 19, 2011|
|Next election||November 3, 2015|
|Place of birth||Alexandria, Louisiana|
In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Harris served on the following committees:
On October 22, 2011, Harris won election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Barett Byrd (R) in the primary election on October 22, 2011. 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 25 Blanket Primary, 2011|
Harris lists four key issues on his campaign website:
- "Attracting and Fostering New Businesses leads to More & Better Jobs"
- "Continue the Administration’s Positive Change to help Louisiana be a Top Performer"
- "Economic Prosperity through High Quality Education and Career Training"
- "Make Government leaner and further Ethics Reform"
In 2011, Harris received $122,572 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Lance Harris's campaign in 2011|
|Leebos Stores Inc||$22,845|
|Lott Jr, Luther W||$2,500|
|Total Raised in 2011||$122,572|
|Total Votes received in 2011||7,577|
|Cost of each vote received||$16.18|
Harris has a wife, Leetha. He was born in Alexandria, Louisiana and raised in Pineville.
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- Economist: Tax amnesty scheme doesn't purge budget of shaky revenue sources - The lens
- Budget plan passes House - The Advocate
- Alternative budget plan in jeopardy - The Advocate
- Jindal counts few friends as Legislature bucks his leadership - The lens
- Louisiana House committee approves modified Medicaid expansion bill - NOLA.com
- House panel rejects Medicaid expansion - The Advocate
- After businesses rejected original state budget bill, legislators go to work - Bossier Press-Tribune Online
- Bills aimed at budgeting process by Fiscal Hawks - The Advocate
- Kleckley: Budget deal near - The Advocate
- Inside Report: La. state lawmakers tackle Medicaid expansion - The Advocate
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- Official House website
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- Biography from Project Vote Smartgraphical profile
- Facebook campaign page
Chris Roy, Jr.
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