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Steven Pylant
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Louisiana House of Representatives, District 20
In office
January 9, 2012-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 3
Base salary$16,800/year
Per diem$6,000/year for expenses; $153/day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First electedNovember 19, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Date of birthNovember 25, 1954
Office website
Steven E. "Steve" Pylant is a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 20. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.


Pylant's professional experience includes working as Franklin Parish Sheriff.[1]

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

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

Louisiana Committee Assignments, 2015
Administration of Criminal Justice
Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture and Rural Development
Transportation, Highways and Public Works


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



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Pylant won election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Cleve Womack (D) in the primary election on October 22, 2011 with more than 50% of the vote. 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.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives, District 20 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteven Pylant 56.3% 9,119
     Democratic Cleve Womack 43.7% 7,066
Total Votes 16,185

Campaign donors


In 2011, Pylant received $65,346 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Steven Pylant's campaign in 2011
Louisiana Republican Party$14,346
Pylant, Steven E$12,500
Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Cmte Of Louisiana$2,500
Kleckley Pac$2,500
Mcmanus, Kenneth C$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $65,346
Total Votes received in 2011 9,119
Cost of each vote received $7.17


Pylant has a wife, Rhonda.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Noble Ellington
Louisiana House of Representatives District 20
Succeeded by