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George Cromer
George Cromer.jpg
Louisiana House Of Representatives District 90
In office
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 7
Base salary$16,800/year
Per diem$6,000/year for expenses; $149/day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First electedNovember 17, 2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Office website
George Cromer is a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 90. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.


Cromer's professional experience includes working at Lockhead Martin's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Michoud Assembly Facility.

Committee assignments


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

  • Insurance, Chairman
  • House Committee on Homeland Security
  • Joint Committee on Homeland Security
  • Special Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs


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



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Cromer won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Ron Eldridge (R) 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.

Louisiana House of Representatives, District 90 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Cromer Incumbent 74.9% 5,030
     Republican Ron Eldridge 25.1% 1,683
Total Votes 6,713


In 2007, Cromer was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He ran unopposed.[1]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 90 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png George Cromer (R) N/A

Campaign donors


In 2011, Cromer received $126,521 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to George Cromer's campaign in 2011
Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Cmte Of Louisiana$10,000
Louisiana State Farm Agents$3,000
Louisiana Manufacturers Association$3,000
Louisiana Association Of Business & Industry$3,000
Leadership For Louisiana$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $126,521
Total Votes received in 2011 5,030
Cost of each vote received $25.15


In 2007, a year in which Cromer was up for election, he collected $48,437 in donations.[3]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Lakeshore Estates Builders $2,500
Tammany Holding Corporation $2,500
Louisiana Association of Business & Industry $2,500
North Star Insurance Services $2,500

Recall efforts

See also: George Cromer recall, Louisiana House of Representatives (2012)

In May 2012, teacher and Slidell City Councilman Jay Newcomb filed a recall petition against Cromer for his support of controversial pension and school voucher programs. In order for a recall election to be scheduled, organizers would have had to collect signatures from one-third of registered voters in the district within 180 days.[4]

On June 25, Newcomb notified the Secretary of State's office that he was stepping down as chair, but said the recall would continue.[5]

In October 2012, the Secretary of State's office said the petition drive failed to collect enough signatures.[6]


Cromer is a member of the Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation and the Louisiana Rural Caucus.[7]

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