was a 2011 Democratic
candidate for District 12
of the Louisiana State Senate
- See also: Louisiana State Senate elections, 2011
Skinner ran in the 2011 election for Louisiana Senate District 12. He faced incumbent Ben Nevers (D) and Beth Mizell (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.