Don Wheat

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Don Wheat
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Candidate for
Louisiana House of Representatives District 81
PartyRepublican
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Don Wheat was a 2011 Republican candidate for District 81 of the Louisiana House of Representatives.

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

Wheat ran in the 2011 election for Louisiana House of Representatives District 81. He faced Democrat Kevin Hull and fellow Republicans Laura O'Halloran, Clay Schexnayder and Gills Windham 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, if no candidate reaches this threshold, then a general election will take place on November 19, 2011. Hull and Schexnayer won the primary.[1]

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

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