Louisiana attorney general election, 2011

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The Louisiana attorney general election of 2011 was decided even before the October 22, 2011 primary election. Incumbent Republican Buddy Caldwell was unopposed in the race after his sole challenger, former U.S. Representative Joseph Cao withdrew from the race in late September 2011. The Louisiana general election was held on Saturday, November 19, 2011[1] but the office of attorney general did not appear on the ballot. Polling hours on all election days are from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm, local time.

October 22, 2011 primaries

See also: Louisiana state executive official elections, 2011

Donkey symbol.png Democratic primary

Candidates

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Gop logo2.jpg Republican primary

Candidates

  • Incumbent James D. "Buddy" Caldwell, who made waves in February 2011 by switching parties from Democrat to Republican, ran for re-election.[2] Following the departure of his only opponent in September 2011, Caldwell won re-election unopposed in the October 22 open primary.
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Endorsements

Buddy Caldwell

Campaign finance

Buddy Caldwell

As of September 3, 2011, the breakdown of Caldwell's campaign finances stood as follows:

Buddy Caldwell Campaign Finance Reports -- Primary Election[6]
Report Date Filed Beginning Balance Contributions[7] Expenditures Cash on Hand
Total --- --- $804,990.82 $378,557.79 ---
90-Day Pre-Primary 7/25/2011 $473,312.09 $51,398.35 $44,063.32 $479,698.77
180-Day Pre-Primary 4/25/2011 $466,854.18 $92,425.61 $84,542.09 $473,312.09
2010 2/15/2011 $195,874.99 $400,472.07 $125,232.51 $466,854.18
2009 2/15/2010 $60,848.67 $260,694.79 $124,719.87 $195,847.99
Joseph Cao

As of September 3, 2011, the breakdown of Cao campaign finances stood as follows:

Joseph Cao Campaign Finance Reports -- Primary Election[8]
Report Date Filed Beginning Balance Contributions[7] Expenditures Cash on Hand
Total --- --- $120,100.20 $15,242.32 ---
90-Day Pre-Primary 7/26/2011 $0.00 $120,100.20 $15,242.32 $104,857.88

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