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|Last election = [[Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011|November 19, 2011]]
}}{{tnr}}'''Clay Schexnayder''' is a 2011 [[Republican]] candidate for [[Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011#District 81|District 81]] of the [[Louisiana House of Representatives]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Clay Schexnayder''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Louisiana House of Representatives]], representing District 81.  He was first elected in [[Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011|2011]].
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==Committee assignments==
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===2012-2013===
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Schexnayder served on the following committees:
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* [[Civil Law and Procedure Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives|Civil Law and Procedure]]
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* [[Labor and Industrial Relations Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives|Labor and Industrial Relations]]
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* [[Natural Resources and Environment Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives|Natural Resources and Environment]]
  
 
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:: ''See also: [[Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
  
Schexnayder is running in the 2011 election for [[Louisiana House of Representatives]] District 81.  He faced Democrat [[Kevin Hull]] and fellow Republicans [[Laura O'Halloran]], [[Gills Windham]] and [[Don Wheat]] 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, a general election will take place on November 19, 2011 between Schexnayder and Hull.<ref>[http://staticresults.sos.la.gov/10222011/10222011_Legislative.html ''Louisiana Secretary of State'' "Unofficial Election Results," October 22, 2011]</ref>
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On November 19, 2011, Schexnayder won election to District 61 of the [[Louisiana House of Representatives]].  He faced Democrat [[Kevin Hull]] and fellow Republicans [[Laura O'Halloran]], [[Gills Windham]] and [[Don Wheat]] 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, a general election took place on November 19, 2011 between Schexnayder and Hull.<ref>[http://staticresults.sos.la.gov/10222011/10222011_Legislative.html ''Louisiana Secretary of State'' "Unofficial Election Results," October 22, 2011]</ref> Schexnayder defeated Hull to win the seat.<ref>[http://staticresults.sos.la.gov/11192011/11192011_Legislative.html ''Louisiana Secretary of State,'' "Official election results for November 19, 2011," accessed December 6, 2011]</ref>
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|Chamber= Louisiana House of Representatives District 81 General Election
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|party1=Republican
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|party2=Democratic
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|winner1 =Clay Schexnayder
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|candidate2 =Kevin Hull
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|votes1 =5549
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|votes2 =3116
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{{Election box 2011
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|Chamber= Louisiana House of Representatives, District 81 Blanket Primary
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|party1= Republican
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|party2= Democratic
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|party3= Republican
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|party4= Republican
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|party5= Republican
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|winner1 = Clay Schexnayder
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|votes1 = 5183
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|Inc1 = N
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|winner2= Kevin Hull
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|votes2 = 3218
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|candidate3= Don Wheat
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|votes3 = 1716
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|candidate4= Gills Windham
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|votes4 = 1626
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|candidate5= Laura O'Halloran
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|votes5 = 851
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}}
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Schexnayder received $116,378 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=LA&y=2011&f=H Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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{{slp donor box 2011
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|Chamber = Louisiana House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 116378
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|total votes = 5549
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|org1 = Schexnayder, Clay
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|org2 = Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Cmte Of Louisiana
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|org3 = Louisiana State Farm Agents
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|org4 = Louisiana Association Of Business & Industry
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|org5 = Baton Rouge Area Chamber Of Commerce
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|orgdonor1 = 23,095
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|orgdonor2 = 10,000
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|orgdonor3 = 6,000
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|orgdonor4 = 5,000
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|orgdonor5 = 5,000
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|}}
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==Recent news==
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*[http://house.louisiana.gov/H_Reps/members.asp?ID=81 Official House website]
 
*[http://clayschexnayder.com/ Official campaign website]
 
*[http://clayschexnayder.com/ Official campaign website]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=134612 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=134612 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
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Revision as of 11:05, 19 March 2013

Clay Schexnayder
Clay Scheznayder.jpg
Louisiana House of Representatives District 81
Incumbent
In office
January 9, 2012-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
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 19, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Clay Schexnayder is a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 81. He was first elected in 2011.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 19, 2011, Schexnayder won election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He faced Democrat Kevin Hull and fellow Republicans Laura O'Halloran, Gills Windham and Don Wheat 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, a general election took place on November 19, 2011 between Schexnayder and Hull.[1] Schexnayder defeated Hull to win the seat.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives District 81 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngClay Schexnayder 64% 5,549
     Democratic Kevin Hull 36% 3,116
Total Votes 8,665


Louisiana House of Representatives, District 81 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngClay Schexnayder 41.2% 5,183
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Hull 25.6% 3,218
     Republican Don Wheat 13.6% 1,716
     Republican Gills Windham 12.9% 1,626
     Republican Laura O'Halloran 6.8% 851
Total Votes 12,594

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Schexnayder received $116,378 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Clay Schexnayder's campaign in 2011
Schexnayder, Clay$23,095
Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Cmte Of Louisiana$10,000
Louisiana State Farm Agents$6,000
Louisiana Association Of Business & Industry$5,000
Baton Rouge Area Chamber Of Commerce$5,000
Total Raised in 2011 $116,378
Total Votes received in 2011 5,549
Cost of each vote received $20.97

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Preceded by
John LaBruzzo, Jr.
Louisiana House of Representatives District 81
2012-present
Succeeded by
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