Lance Harris

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Lance Harris
Lance Harris.jpg
Louisiana House of Representatives, District 25
In office
January 9, 2012-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 3
Base salary$16,800/year
Per diem$6,000/year for expenses; $153/day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First electedNovember 19, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Place of birthAlexandria, Louisiana
ProfessionBusiness owner
Office website
Campaign website
Lance Harris is a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 25. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Harris served on the following committees:

Louisiana Committee Assignments, 2015
Health and Welfare
Labor and Industrial Relations


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



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

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
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLance Harris 55.4% 7,577
     Republican Barett Byrd 44.6% 6,088
Total Votes 13,665


Campaign themes


Harris listed four key issues on his campaign website:[1]

  • "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"

Campaign donors


In 2011, Harris received $122,572 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Lance Harris's campaign in 2011
Leebos Stores Inc$22,845
Harris, Lance$8,892
Mrl Llc$2,500
Lott Jr, Luther W$2,500
Mccain, Steve$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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Political offices
Preceded by
Chris Roy, Jr.
Louisiana House of Representatives District 25
Succeeded by