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}}{{tnr}}'''Dan Claitor''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Louisiana State Senate]], representing District 16. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on April 4, 2009.
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Dan Claitor''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Louisiana State Senate]], representing District 16. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on April 4, 2009.
  
He is a [[Republican]] candidate for the [[United States House of Representatives]] in the [[United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 2014|2014 elections]]. He {{2014isrunning}} in the [[Louisiana's 6th Congressional District|6th congressional district of Louisiana]].<ref name="run">[http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2013/12/baton_rouge_lawmaker_dan_clait.html ''NOLA.com,'' "Baton Rouge lawmaker Dan Claitor will run in Louisiana's 6th Congressional District," accessed December 9, 2013]</ref>  
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He is a [[Republican]] candidate for the [[United States House of Representatives]] in the [[United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 2014|2014 elections]]. He {{2014isrunning}} in the [[Louisiana's 6th Congressional District|6th Congressional District of Louisiana]].<ref name="run">[http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2013/12/baton_rouge_lawmaker_dan_clait.html ''NOLA.com,'' "Baton Rouge lawmaker Dan Claitor will run in Louisiana's 6th Congressional District," accessed December 9, 2013]</ref>  
  
 
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Dan Claitor
Dan Claitor.jpg
Louisiana State Senate, District 16
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 5
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 electedApril 4, 2009
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sLouisiana State University
J.D.Loyola University
Personal
ProfessionBusinessman
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Dan Claitor is a Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate, representing District 16. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on April 4, 2009.

He is a Republican candidate for the United States House of Representatives in the 2014 elections. He is running in the 6th Congressional District of Louisiana.[1]

Biography

Claitor earned his B.A. in Finance from Louisiana State University and his J.D. from Loyola University. His professional experience includes working as a publisher, Prosecutor for Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office, Legal Counselor, and manager of a family business.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

2008-2009

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

Elections

2014

See also: United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 2014

Claitor is running for election to the U.S. House, representing the 6th congressional district of Louisiana. Claitor is seeking the Republican nomination in the primary.[1] The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2011

See also: Louisiana State Senate elections, 2011

Claitor 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]

2009

Claitor won election to the Louisiana State Senate District 16 in a special election held April 4, 2009. He defeated Lee Domingue.[3]

Louisiana State Senate District 16
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dan Claitor (R) 11,713
Lee Domingue (R) 6,114

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Claitor received $144,363 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Louisiana State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dan Claitor's campaign in 2011
Louisiana Bankers Association$2,750
I S C Constructors LLC$2,500
Entertainment Software Association$2,500
Louisiana Association Of Business & Industry$2,500
Presonus Audio Electronics$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $144,363

Personal

Claitor and his wife, Sharmaine, have two children.

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Louisiana State Senate District 16
2009–present
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