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Robertson ran in the 2011 election for [[Louisiana House of Representatives]] District 5.  She lost to incumbent [[Alan Seabaugh]] (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.<ref>[http://staticresults.sos.la.gov/10222011/10222011_Legislative.html ''Louisiana Secretary of State'' "Unofficial Election Results," October 22, 2011]</ref>
 
Robertson ran in the 2011 election for [[Louisiana House of Representatives]] District 5.  She lost to incumbent [[Alan Seabaugh]] (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.<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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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Robertson is a lifelong resident of Shreveport, Louisiana. She graduated from St. Vincent Academy and received her BS in Accounting and MBA from Louisiana Tech.<ref name="bio">[http://cynthiarobertson.org/ ''Cynthia Norton Robertson campaign site,'' "Homepage," accessed September 27, 2011]</ref>
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Robertson is a lifelong resident of Shreveport, Louisiana. She graduated from St. Vincent Academy and received her B.S. in Accounting and MBA from Louisiana Tech.<ref name="bio">[http://cynthiarobertson.org/ ''Cynthia Norton Robertson campaign site,'' "Homepage," accessed September 27, 2011]</ref>
  
 
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==External links==

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Cynthia Norton Robertson
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Candidate for
Louisiana House of Representatives District 5
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolSt. Vincent's Academy (1978)
Bachelor'sLouisiana Tech
Master'sLouisiana Tech
Websites
Campaign website
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Cynthia Norton Robertson was a 2011 Republican candidate for District 5 of the Louisiana House of Representatives.

Robertson was the representative for District D on the City Council from October 2004 to December 2006. She has additionally served on the Sci-port Discovery Control Board and the on Junior Achievement Board.[1]

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

Robertson ran in the 2011 election for Louisiana House of Representatives District 5. She lost to incumbent Alan Seabaugh (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.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives, District 5 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAlan Seabaugh Incumbent 79.3% 6,031
     Republican Cynthia Norton Robertson 20.7% 1,578
Total Votes 7,609

Campaign themes

Robertson outlines three main issues on her campaign site:[3]

  • "Make Louisiana a PRO-business environment. Grow our economy by reducing taxes that burden our small business'. Look at how we can help not hinder our Haynesville Shale partners. Louisiana has many natural resources let's use their revenue wisely."
  • "Education, Education, Education- I have migrated to the field of education and WE- government, parents, legislators need to work together to get Louisiana on track. Not all students will go to a 4 yr. University; instead of letting our population leave our state to find employment, WE need to make a labor force available to industry so more Companies will locate here."
  • "Make sure that when laws are written, they have the support of our law enforcement agencies and can be enforced."

Personal

Robertson is a lifelong resident of Shreveport, Louisiana. She graduated from St. Vincent Academy and received her B.S. in Accounting and MBA from Louisiana Tech.[1]

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