Eric LaFleur

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Eric LaFleur
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Louisiana State Senate District 28
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
Website Senate website
Eric LaFleur is a Democratic member of the Louisiana State Senate, representing District 28.


LaFleur earned his BA in Economics/History/French from Tulane University. He went on to earn his JD from Tulane University.

Professional experience

LaFleur is an attorney.

Political experience

LaFleur served in the Louisiana State House of Representatives from 1999 to 2007. He then joined the Louisiana State Senate in 2008. He has served in that position since, representing the 28th district.

Committee assignments


In the 2010-2011 legislative session, LaFleur has been appointed to the following committees:


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



In 2007 LaFleur was elected to the Louisiana State Senate District 28. LaFleur (D) finished with 17,851 votes while his opponent Donal Newton (D) finished with 13,821 votes.[1] LaFleur raised $316,242 for his campaign fund.[2]

Louisiana State Senate District 28
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Eric LaFleur (D) 17,851
Donald Newton (D) 13,821

Campaign donors


In 2007, a year in which LaFleur was up for election, he collected $316,242 in donations.[3]

His five largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Louisiana Restaurant Association $7,000
Ring Associates $5,000
McKernan Law Firm $5,000
Baton Rouge Area Chamber Of Commerce $5,000
JAZZ PAC $5,000

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Louisiana State Senate District 28
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