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Sam Little

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Samuel Little
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 14
Former member
In office
2008-2012
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First electedNovember 17, 2007
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Personal
ProfessionFarmer (retired)
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Sam Little is a former Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He represented the 14th District from 2008 to 2012.

Little is a retired farmer.

He is a member of the Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation, and the Louisiana Rural Caucus.[1]

Committee assignments

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

Little lost re-election in 2011. He faced Michael Echols (R) and Jay Morris (R) 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. However, since no candidate reached this threshold, a general election took place on November 19 between Little and Morris.[2] Morris defeated Little to win the seat.[3]

Louisiana House of Representatives District 14 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJay Morris 59.1% 5,005
     Republican Sam Little Incumbent 40.9% 3,463
Total Votes 8,468
Louisiana House of Representatives, District 14 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJay Morris 42.6% 5,078
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Little Incumbent 36.7% 4,384
     Republican Michael Echols 20.7% 2,471
Total Votes 11,933

2007

In 2007, Little was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Buddy Quinn.[4]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 14 (2007)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Sam Little (R) 3,936
Buddy Quinn (D) 3,927

Campaign donors

2007

In 2007, a year in which Little was up for election, he collected $87,646 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Committee $10,000
Louisiana Committee for a Republican Majority $7,600
Louisiana Farm Bureau $3,414
Bob J. Perry $2,500

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Preceded by
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 14
2008-2012
Succeeded by
Jay Morris