|Louisiana House of Representatives District 48|
|January 11, 2016|
|Years in position||7|
|Per diem||$6,000/year for expenses; $153/day per diem|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 19, 2011|
|First elected||November 17, 2007|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
|Term limits||3 terms (12 years)|
|Bachelor's||Louisiana State University Baton Rouge|
|Profession||Market President, Iberia Bank, New Iberia|
Barras was initially elected as a Democrat, but changed his party affiliation to Republican on August 15, 2011.
Barras earned his B.S. in Accounting from Louisiana State University. His professional experience includes working as the Market President of Iberia Bank, New Iberia.
In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Barras served on the following committees:
- House and Governmental Affairs
- Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Affairs
- Ways and Means
- Joint Legislative Capital Outlay Committee
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Barras served on the following committees:
On October 22, 2011, Barras won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the October 22 primary election, assuring his re-election.
|Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 48 (2007)|
|Taylor Barras (D)||6,690|
|Shane Romero (D)||4,091|
In 2011, Barras received $50,757 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Taylor Barras's campaign in 2011|
|Bobby Jindal Campaign Cmte||$2,500|
|J & S Resources Llc||$2,500|
|Louisiana Association Of Business & Industry||$1,750|
|Louisiana Bankers Association||$1,750|
|Total Raised in 2011||$50,757|
In 2007, a year in which Barras was up for election, he collected $140,764 in donations.
His four largest contributors in 2007 were:
|Taylor & Cheryl Barras||$50,000|
|Louisiana Restaurant Association||$4,000|
|Louisiana State Farm Agents||$4,000|
Barras is a member of the Acadiana Delegation, Democratic Caucus, and the Louisiana Rural Caucus.
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