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|First elected = [[Louisiana State Senate elections, 2007|November 17, 2007]]
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Conrad Appel''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Louisiana State Senate]], representing District 9.  
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Conrad Appel''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Louisiana State Senate]], representing District 9.  
 
==Political experience==
 
  
 
Appel joined the Louisiana State Senate in 2008.  He has served in that position since, representing the 9th district.
 
Appel joined the Louisiana State Senate in 2008.  He has served in that position since, representing the 9th district.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2012-2013===
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Appel served on the following committees:
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* [[Commerce, Consumer Protection, and International Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Commerce, Consumer Protection, and International Affairs]]
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* [[Education Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Education]], ''Chairman
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* [[Judiciary A Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Judiciary A]]
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* [[Retirement Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Retirement]]
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* [[Revenue & Fiscal Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Revenue & Fiscal Affairs]], ''Interim Member''
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* [[Joint Legislative Capital Outlay Committee, Louisiana State Legislature|Joint Legislative Capital Outlay]]
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===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Appel has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Appel served on the following committees:
 
*[[Joint Legislative Capital Outlay Committee, Louisiana State Legislature|Capital Outlay]]
 
*[[Joint Legislative Capital Outlay Committee, Louisiana State Legislature|Capital Outlay]]
* [[Commerce, Consumer Protection, and International Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate]]
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* [[Commerce, Consumer Protection, and International Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Commerce, Consumer Protection, and International Affairs]]
* [[Education Committee, Louisiana State Senate]]
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* [[Education Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Education]]
* [[Judiciary C Committee, Louisiana State Senate]], Vice Chair
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* [[Judiciary C Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Judiciary C]], Vice Chair
* [[Retirement Committee, Louisiana State Senate]]
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* [[Retirement Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Retirement]]
  
 
===2008-2009===
 
===2008-2009===
 
In the 2008-2009 legislative session, Appel served on the following committees:
 
In the 2008-2009 legislative session, Appel served on the following committees:
  
* [[Education Committee, Louisiana State Senate]]
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* [[Education Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Education]]
* [[Judiciary C Committee, Louisiana State Senate]]
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* [[Judiciary C Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Judiciary C]]
* [[Retirement Committee, Louisiana State Senate]]
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* [[Retirement Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Retirement]]
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==Issues==
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2012/03/mitt-romney-announces-additional-louisiana-endorsements ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Additional Louisiana Endorsements," March 21, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Appel received $196,815 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=LA&y=2011&f=S&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
  
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{{slp donor box 2011
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|Chamber = Louisiana State Senate
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 196815
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|total votes =
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|org1 = Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Co
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|org2 = Verges Rome Architects
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|org3 = New Orleans River Pilot Assoc
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|org4 = Veterans Ford
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|org5 = Louisiana Homebuiders Association PAC
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|orgdonor1 = 5,000
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|orgdonor2 = 3,000
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|orgdonor3 = 2,500
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|orgdonor4 = 2,500
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|orgdonor5 = 2,500
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===2009===
 
===2009===
 
In 2009, a year in which Appel was not up for election, he collected $943,552 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113782 ''Follow the Money,'' "Campaign Contributions, 2009," accessed August 24, 2011]</ref>
 
In 2009, a year in which Appel was not up for election, he collected $943,552 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113782 ''Follow the Money,'' "Campaign Contributions, 2009," accessed August 24, 2011]</ref>
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Conrad + Appel + Louisiana + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=110948 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=110948 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=110948 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=110948 Project Vote Smart biography]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113782 2009]  
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113782 2009]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 11:03, 19 March 2013

Conrad Appel
Conrad Appel.gif
Louisiana State Senate District 9
Incumbent
In office
2008-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 6
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 17, 2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Conrad Appel is a Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate, representing District 9.

Appel joined the Louisiana State Senate in 2008. He has served in that position since, representing the 9th district.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

2008-2009

In the 2008-2009 legislative session, Appel served on the following committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Conrad Appel endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana State Senate elections, 2011

Appel ran for re-election in 2011. He was unopposed in the October 22 primary. 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, if no candidate reaches this threshold, then a general election would have taken place on November 19, 2011 between the top-two vote getters.[2]

2008

Appel was elected to the Louisiana State Senate District in a special election held November 4, 2008. He defeated Polly Thomas.[3]

Louisiana State Senate District 9
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Conrad Appel (R) 21,853
"Polly" Thomas 20,065

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Appel received $196,815 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Louisiana State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Conrad Appel's campaign in 2011
Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Co$5,000
Verges Rome Architects$3,000
New Orleans River Pilot Assoc$2,500
Veterans Ford$2,500
Louisiana Homebuiders Association PAC$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $196,815

2009

In 2009, a year in which Appel was not up for election, he collected $943,552 in donations.[5]

His five largest contributors in 2009 were:

Donor Amount
Conrad Appel $503,000
Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Committee $20,000
Louisiana Association of Business and Industry $10,000
Louisiana Medical Association $10,000
Crescent River Port Pilots Association $5,500

Recent news

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All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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