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}}{{tnr}}'''Dan Claitor''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Louisiana State Senate]], representing District 16.  
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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.
  
==Education==
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==Biography==
 
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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.
Claitor earned his BA in Finance from Louisiana State University.  He went on to receive his JD from Loyola University.
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==Professional experience==
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Claitor has worked as a Publisher, Prosecutor for Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office, Legal Counselor, and Manager of the family business.
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==Political experience==
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Claitor joined the Louisiana State Senate in 2009.  He has served in that position since, representing the 16th district.
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* [[Local & Municipal Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Local & Municipal Affairs]]
 
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* [[Retirement Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Retirement]]
 
* [[Retirement Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Retirement]]
 
==Personal==
 
 
Claitor and his wife, Sharmaine, have two children.
 
  
 
==Elections==
 
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::''See also: [[Louisiana State Senate elections, 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.<ref>[http://staticresults.sos.la.gov/10222011/10222011_Legislative.html ''Louisiana Secretary of State'' "Unofficial Election Results," October 22, 2011]</ref>
 
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.<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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Claitor won election to the Louisiana State Senate District 16 in a special election held April 4, 2009. He defeated Lee Domingue.<ref>[http://staticresults.sos.louisiana.gov/04042009/04042009_Legislative.html ''Louisiana Secretary of State,'' "April 4, 2009 special election results," accessed August 24, 2011]</ref>
 
Claitor won election to the Louisiana State Senate District 16 in a special election held April 4, 2009. He defeated Lee Domingue.<ref>[http://staticresults.sos.louisiana.gov/04042009/04042009_Legislative.html ''Louisiana Secretary of State,'' "April 4, 2009 special election results," accessed August 24, 2011]</ref>
  
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==Personal==
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Claitor and his wife, Sharmaine, have two children.
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Dan + Claitor + Louisiana + Senate'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Dan + Claitor + Louisiana + Senate'''
 
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.claitorforsenate.com/ Dan Claitor's campaign website]
 
*[http://www.claitorforsenate.com/ Dan Claitor's campaign website]
*[http://senate.legis.state.la.us/Claitor/ Official Louisiana State Senate website]
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*[http://senate.legis.state.la.us/Claitor/ Sen. Claitor's website]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=111199 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=111199 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=111199 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=111199 Project Vote Smart biography]

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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 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 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.

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

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.[1]

2009

Claitor won election to the Louisiana State Senate District 16 in a special election held April 4, 2009. He defeated Lee Domingue.[2]

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.[3]

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.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Dan + Claitor + Louisiana + Senate

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

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Louisiana State Senate District 16
2009–present
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