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name                = Fred Mills, Jr. |
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|Name = Fred Mills, Jr.
political position  = [[Louisiana State Senate| Louisiana State Senate District 22]] |
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|Profile picture = Fred Mills.jpg
incumbency          = Incumbent |
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|Position = Louisiana State Senate, District 22
assumed office     = 2011 |
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|Status = Incumbent
term ends          = January 9, 2012 |
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|Tenure = 2011-Present
political party    = [[Republican]] |
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|Term ends = January 11, 2016
  profession          = Pharmacist/Businessman |
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|Assumed office = 2011
website             = [http://senate.legis.state.la.us/Mills/ Senate site]|
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|Political party = Republican
}}{{tnr}}'''Fred Mills, Jr.''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Louisiana State Senate]] for the 22nd district. He was formerly a member of the [[Louisiana House of Representatives]] and represented 46th District from 2009 until Janurary 2011. Formerly a Democratic member of the House, Fred officially became a Republican in early December of 2010. <ref>[http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2010/12/state_rep_fred_mills_switches.html nola.com, ''State Rep. Fred Mills switches to Republican Party,'' December 13, 2010]</ref> He ran for and won the Janurary 22, 2011 special election for the [[Louisiana State Senate]], District 22.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Fred Mills, Jr.''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Louisiana State Senate]], representing District 22. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on January 22, 2011.
  
Mills is the President/Chief Executive Officer of Farmers-Merchants Banks, and Owner/Pharmacist of Mills Cashway Pharmacy.
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He previously served in the [[Louisiana House of Representatives]], representing the 46th District from 2009 until Janurary 2011. Formerly a Democrat, Mills officially became a Republican in December 2010. <ref>[http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2010/12/state_rep_fred_mills_switches.html nola.com, ''State Rep. Fred Mills switches to Republican Party,'' December 13, 2010]</ref> He ran for and won the Janurary 22, 2011 special election for the [[Louisiana State Senate]], District 22.  
  
He is a member of the Acadiana Delegation, Democratic Caucus, and the Louisiana Rural Caucus.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=86619 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Mills]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Mills' professional experience includes working as the President/Chief Executive Officer of Farmers-Merchants Banks and Owner/Pharmacist of Mills Cashway Pharmacy.
  
==Campaign themes==  
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===2012-2013===
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Mills served on the following committees:
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* [[Finance Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Finance]]
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* [[Health & Welfare Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Health & Welfare]], Vice Chairman
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* [[Judiciary C Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Judiciary C]]
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* [[Local & Municipal Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Local & Municipal Affairs]]
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* [[Joint Legislative Budget Committee, Louisiana State Legislature|Joint Legislative Budget]]
  
===2011===
 
 
Mill's [http://www.fredmillsjr.com/campaign.html 2011 campaign site] discusses his campaign themes:
 
 
:*"In his announcement Mills stated that he would consider an opportunity to serve the people of District 22 an honor since the entire area has so much potential given that the two Parishes, Iberia and St. Martin, have strength in their commonality, both geographically and economically, strong family values, and a strong commitment to faith. Mills added 'this district is fortunate to have two (2) major federal highways, Interstate 10 and Highway 90, the world class Port of Iberia, three (3) major sugar mills, oil and gas resources, the vast Atchafalaya Basin and abundant coastal resources that provide some of the best hunting, fishing, and seafood in the nation, a robust tourism industry, and the historic Bayou Teche that traverses much of the District. We need a Senator that will provide the leadership to take advantage of these resources by helping to create jobs for our families and I want to be that person.' "
 
 
==Committee assignments==
 
 
===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
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In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Mills served on the following committees:
 
* [[Health & Welfare Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Health & Welfare]]
 
* [[Health & Welfare Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Health & Welfare]]
 
* [[Judiciary C Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Judiciary C]]
 
* [[Judiciary C Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Judiciary C]]
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* [[Retirement Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Retirement]]
 
* [[Retirement Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Retirement]]
  
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===2010===
 
Mills served on the following committees while a member of the [[Louisiana House of Representatives]]:
 
Mills served on the following committees while a member of the [[Louisiana House of Representatives]]:
 
* [[Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture and Rural Development Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives|Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture and Rural Development]]
 
* [[Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture and Rural Development Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives|Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture and Rural Development]]
 
* [[Civil Law and Procedure Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives|Civil Law and Procedure]]
 
* [[Civil Law and Procedure Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives|Civil Law and Procedure]]
* [[Health and Welfare Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives|Health and Welfare]]
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* [[Health and Welfare Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives|Health and Welfare]]
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2011====
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Mill's [http://www.fredmillsjr.com/campaign.html 2011 campaign site] discussed his campaign themes:
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:*"In his announcement Mills stated that he would consider an opportunity to serve the people of District 22 an honor since the entire area has so much potential given that the two Parishes, Iberia and St. Martin, have strength in their commonality, both geographically and economically, strong family values, and a strong commitment to faith. Mills added 'this district is fortunate to have two (2) major federal highways, Interstate 10 and Highway 90, the world class Port of Iberia, three (3) major sugar mills, oil and gas resources, the vast Atchafalaya Basin and abundant coastal resources that provide some of the best hunting, fishing, and seafood in the nation, a robust tourism industry, and the historic Bayou Teche that traverses much of the District. We need a Senator that will provide the leadership to take advantage of these resources by helping to create jobs for our families and I want to be that person.'"
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2011 General election===
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::''See also: [[Louisiana State Senate elections, 2011]]''
  
===2011===
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Mills 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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====2011 Special election====
 
::''See also: [[State legislative special elections, 2011]]''
 
::''See also: [[State legislative special elections, 2011]]''
  
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
 
Mills was first elected to the [[Louisiana House of Representatives]] in 2008 as a [[Democratic]] candidate.
 
Mills was first elected to the [[Louisiana House of Representatives]] in 2008 as a [[Democratic]] candidate.
  
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Mills received $441,043 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=LA&y=2011&f=S&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
  
'''Phone:''' 337-366-4021
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{{slp donor box 2011
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|Chamber = Louisiana State Senate
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 441043
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|org1 = Louisiana Hospital Association
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|org2 = Louisiana Medical PAC
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|org3 = Louisiana Association Of Business & Industry
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|org4 = Acadian Ambulance Service
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|org5 = Agripac
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|orgdonor1 = 6,000
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|orgdonor2 = 5,000
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|orgdonor3 = 5,000
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|orgdonor4 = 4,500
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|orgdonor5 = 3,760
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'''Email:''' fred@fredmillsjr.com
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==Personal==
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Mills is a member of the Acadiana Delegation, Democratic Caucus, and the Louisiana Rural Caucus.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=86619 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Mills]</ref>
  
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.fredmillsjr.com/ Campaign Site]
 
*[http://www.fredmillsjr.com/ Campaign Site]
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fred-Mills-Jr-for-Louisiana-State-Senator-District-22/112456835489132 Campaign Facebook Page]
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*[http://senate.legis.state.la.us/Mills/ Sen. Mills' website]  
*[http://house.louisiana.gov/H_Reps/members.asp?ID=46 Louisiana House of Representatives - Fred Mills, Jr.]  
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=86619 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=86619 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=86619 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=86619 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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Fred Mills, Jr.
Fred Mills.jpg
Louisiana State Senate, District 22
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 3
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 electedJanuary 22, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Louisiana House of Representatives
2009-2011
Personal
ProfessionPharmacist/Businessman
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Fred Mills, Jr. is a Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate, representing District 22. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on January 22, 2011.

He previously served in the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing the 46th District from 2009 until Janurary 2011. Formerly a Democrat, Mills officially became a Republican in December 2010. [1] He ran for and won the Janurary 22, 2011 special election for the Louisiana State Senate, District 22.

Biography

Mills' professional experience includes working as the President/Chief Executive Officer of Farmers-Merchants Banks and Owner/Pharmacist of Mills Cashway Pharmacy.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

2010

Mills served on the following committees while a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives:

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

Mill's 2011 campaign site discussed his campaign themes:

  • "In his announcement Mills stated that he would consider an opportunity to serve the people of District 22 an honor since the entire area has so much potential given that the two Parishes, Iberia and St. Martin, have strength in their commonality, both geographically and economically, strong family values, and a strong commitment to faith. Mills added 'this district is fortunate to have two (2) major federal highways, Interstate 10 and Highway 90, the world class Port of Iberia, three (3) major sugar mills, oil and gas resources, the vast Atchafalaya Basin and abundant coastal resources that provide some of the best hunting, fishing, and seafood in the nation, a robust tourism industry, and the historic Bayou Teche that traverses much of the District. We need a Senator that will provide the leadership to take advantage of these resources by helping to create jobs for our families and I want to be that person.'"

Elections

2011 General election

See also: Louisiana State Senate elections, 2011

Mills 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]

2011 Special election

See also: State legislative special elections, 2011

Mills defeated 5 other candidates in the District 22 special election for the Louisiana State Senate. The special election primary took place on January 22. All candidates, regardless of affiliation, appeared on the ballot. Since Mills received more than 50% of the votes, the election will not proceed to a run-off.[3][4]

Louisiana State Senate District 22 (2011)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Fred Mills, Jr. (R) 12,812
Simone B. Champagne (R) 4,040
David Groner (I) 2,534
Armond Schwing (R) 1,644
Ruben LeBlanc (I) 208
Ken Squires (R) 172

2008

Mills was first elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives in 2008 as a Democratic candidate.

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Mills received $441,043 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Louisiana State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Fred Mills, Jr.'s campaign in 2011
Louisiana Hospital Association$6,000
Louisiana Medical PAC$5,000
Louisiana Association Of Business & Industry$5,000
Acadian Ambulance Service$4,500
Agripac$3,760
Total Raised in 2011 $441,043

Personal

Mills is a member of the Acadiana Delegation, Democratic Caucus, and the Louisiana Rural Caucus.[6]

Recent news

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

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Political offices
Preceded by
Troy Hebert (I)
Louisiana State Senate District 22
2011–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Louisiana Louisiana House of Representatives District 46
2009–2011
Succeeded by
Mike "Pete" Huval