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Louisiana down ballot state executive elections, 2011

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Three down ballot state executive positions were up for election in Louisiana 2011. These include: treasurer, Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry and Commissioner of Insurance. The Primary election was held on October 22, 2011. Although a runoff election was scheduled for November 19, 2011, all state executive races were decided in the primary and none appeared on the ballot.

The deadline for candidates to file was September 8.

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The Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry election of 2011 was decided on October 22, 2011 in the primary election. Incumbent Republican Michael Strain captured more than 50% of the vote in the blanket primary, winning re-election outright. The Louisiana general election was held on Saturday, November 19, 2011[1] but the office of agriculture and forestry commissioner did not appear on the ballot. Polling hours on all election days are from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm, local time.

Republican PartyRepublican Candidates

  • Michael Strain (R) is the current commissioner. He won election to a second term.

Democratic PartyDemocratic Candidates

Reform Candidates

Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Strain Incumbent 66.5% 640,886
     Democratic Jamie LaBranche 27.8% 267,942
     Reform Belinda Alexandrenko 5.7% 54,888
Total Votes 963,716


The Louisiana Commissioner of Insurance election of 2011 was decided on October 22, 2011 in the primary election. Incumbent Republican James Donelon captured more than 50% of the vote in the blanket primary, winning re-election outright. The Louisiana general election was held on Saturday, November 19, 2011[2] but the office of insurance commissioner did not appear on the ballot. Polling hours on all election days are from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm, local time.

Republican PartyRepublican Candidates

  • James Donelon (R) won re-election. He has served since February 2006.

Democratic PartyDemocratic Candidates

Louisiana Insurance Commissioner, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Donelon Incumbent 67.5% 651,559
     Democratic Donald Hodge 32.5% 314,317
Total Votes 965,876


The Louisiana State Treasurer election of 2011 was scheduled to be held on November 19, 2011, with the primary on October 22, 2011. However, incumbent John Neely Kennedy (R) did not face any opposition, guaranteeing him a fourth term as state treasurer.[3]

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