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Austin Badon, Jr.
Austin Badon.jpg
Louisiana House of Representatives, District 100
In office
2004 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 11
Base salary$16,800/year
Per diem$6,000/year for expenses; $149/day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First electedNovember 15, 2003
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Bachelor'sUniversity of New Orleans, 1988
Master'sTroy State University, 2003
ProfessionWorkforce Development Coordinator
Office website
Austin Badon, Jr. (b. December 14, 1964) is a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 100. He was first elected to the chamber in 2003.


Badon's professional experience includes working as the Coordinator of Workforce Development at Nunez Community College, television show host, and an intern for the New Orleans City Council.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Badon won re-election to District 100 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the October 22 primary, assuring his re-election.


In 2007, Badon, Jr. was re-elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Catherine Pleasant.[1]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 100 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Austin Badon, Jr. (D) 3,845
Catherine Pleasant (D) 1,497

Campaign donors


In 2011, Badon received $17,589 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Austin Badon, Jr.'s campaign in 2011
Louisiana Association Of Business & Industry$1,750
Louisiana Manufactured Housing Association$1,184
Lapeyre Jr, J M$1,000
Louisiana Sheriffs & Deputies Association$800
Total Raised in 2011 $17,589
Total Votes received in 2011 4,378
Cost of each vote received $4.02


In 2007, a year in which Badon, Jr. was up for election, he collected $77,934 in donations.[3]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Louisiana Association of Business & Industry $5,406
Louisiana Manufacturers Association $3,250
Louisiana Medical Association $3,000
Metro Disposal Inc $2,500


Badon is a member of the Democratic Caucus, Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus, and Orleans Delegation.[4]

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