Troy Brown

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Troy Brown
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Louisiana State Senate, District 2
Incumbent
In office
2012-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
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 limits3 terms (12 years)
Education
High schoolAssumption High School
Bachelor'sSouthern University
Personal
ProfessionBusiness owner
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Troy Brown is a Democratic member of the Louisiana State Senate, representing District 2. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Biography

Brown earned his B.S. from Southern University. His professional experience includes owning and serving as CEO of Home-Care PCA, LLC.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

Brown listed seven issues on his campaign website.[1]

  • Promote parishes to bring in new businesses and jobs
  • Better healthcare for the elderly, children and disabled
  • Fair and adequate financial resources for schools
  • Better pay and assistance with benefits for firefighters, police officers and EMTs
  • New road projects to promote economic growth and provide more evacuation routes
  • Use corporate incentives to require employee training and hiring of local citizens for jobs
  • Better flood protection and coastal restoration

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana State Senate elections, 2011

Brown won the 2011 election for Louisiana Senate District 2. He faced Elton Aubert (D), Michael Bell (D), Alfred Carter (R), George Grace Jr. (D) and Zaine Kasem (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. However, since no candidate reached this threshold, then a general election took place on November 19, 2011 between the top-two vote getters, which in this case were Aubert and Brown.[2] Brown defeated Aubert in the general election.[3]

Louisiana State Senate District 2 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTroy Brown 52.7% 12,863
     Democratic Elton Aubert 47.3% 11,549
Total Votes 24,412
Louisiana State Senate District 2 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngElton M. Aubert 31% 10,932
     Democratic Mike Bell 12.8% 4,519
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTroy E. Brown 34.2% 12,082
     Republican Al Carter 14.1% 4,966
     Democratic George Grace, Jr. 6.2% 2,198
     Republican Zaine Kasem 1.7% 584
Total Votes 35,281

2007

See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2007

In 2007, Brown was defeated in the general election by Elton Aubert (D).[4]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 58 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Elton Aubert (D) 7,046
Troy Brown (D) 6,221

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Brown received $252,751 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Louisiana State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Troy Brown's campaign in 2011
Brown, Troy E$198,275
Home Care PCA LLC$25,000
Armbruster, James W$2,500
Giardina Jr, John W$2,500
Donfinence LLC$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $252,751
Total Votes received in 2011 12,863
Cost of each vote received $19.65

Personal

Brown and his wife, Toni, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Cynthia Willard-Lewis
Louisiana State Senate District 2
2012–Present
Succeeded by
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