Regina Barrow

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Regina Barrow
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Louisiana House of Representatives, District 29
In office
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 10
Base salary$16,800/year
Per diem$6,000/year for expenses; $153/day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First elected2005
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
ProfessionExecutive Director, R§Z UP LOUISIANA
Office website
Personal website
Regina Barrow is a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 29. She was first elected to the chamber in 2005.


Barrow's professional experience includes working as the Executive Director of R§Z UP LOUISIANA, Administrative Assistant for Inner Reflections, and a Legislative Assistant to Louisiana State Representative Sharon Weston Broome.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

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

Louisiana Committee Assignments, 2015
Health and Welfare
Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Affairs
Ways and Means
Joint Legislative Capital Outlay


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


In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Barrow served on the following committees:



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Barrow won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. She defeated Edmond Jordan (D) in the October 22 primary. 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 29 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRegina Barrow Incumbent 63.9% 5,933
     Democratic Edmond Jordan 36.1% 3,345
Total Votes 9,278


In 2007, Barrow was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. She defeated Sarah Holliday and Harold Williams.[1]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 29 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Regina Barrow (D) 6,239
Sarah Holliday (D) 2,282
Harold Williams (R) 1,143

Campaign donors


In 2011, Barrow received $108,194 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Regina Barrow's campaign in 2011
Louisiana Democratic Party$6,371
Baton Rouge Area Chamber Of Commerce$3,500
Ashford-Barrow, Regina$3,312
Louisiana Manufacturers Association$2,500
Sid Gautreaux Campaign Cmte$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $108,194
Total Votes received in 2011 5,933
Cost of each vote received $18.24


In 2007, a year in which Barrow was up for election, she collected $97,636 in donations.[3]

Her four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Crescent River Port Pilots Association $2,500
Corrective Legislative Association $2,500
Matria Healthcare $2,500
William J. Dore, Sr. $2,500


Barrow is a member of the Chamber of Greater Baton Rouge, Family Road of Greater Baton Rouge Advisory Council, Human Service Consortium, Louisiana New School Academy Parent Teachers Association (PTA), National Abstinence Clearing House, and is Director of the North Boulevard Macedonia Church Senior Care Ministry.[4]

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