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|Name = Gerald Long
political position  = Louisiana State Senate District 31 |
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|Profile picture = Gerald Long.jpg
incumbency          = Incumbent |
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|Position = Louisiana State Senate District 31
assumed office      = 2008 |
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|Status = Incumbent
term ends           = 2012 |
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|Tenure = 2008-Present
political party     = [[Republican]] |
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|Term ends = January 9, 2012
  profession          = Legislator |
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|Assumed office = 2008
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}}{{tnr}}'''Gerald Long''' (b. July 9, 1944) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Louisiana State Senate]], representing District 31.  
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Gerald Long''' (b. July 9, 1944) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Louisiana State Senate]], representing District 31.  
  

Revision as of 19:12, 1 September 2011

Gerald Long
Gerald Long.jpg
Louisiana State Senate District 31
Incumbent
In office
2008-Present
Term ends
January 9, 2012
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$16,800
Per diem$152/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 17, 2007
Next generalNovember 19, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNorthwestern State University, 1966
Personal
BirthdayJuly 9, 1944
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Gerald Long (b. July 9, 1944) is a Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate, representing District 31.

Education

Long earned his BS from Northwestern State University in 1966.

Professional experience

Long was an Agent for State Farm Insurance from 1979 to 1999. He then worked as a Minister for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes from 1999 to 2007.

Political experience

Long joined the Louisiana State Senate in 2008. He has served in that position since, representing the 31st district.

Committee assignments

2010-2011

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

2008-2009

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

Personal

Long and his wife, Rose, have three children.

Elections

2007

In 2007 Long was elected to the Louisiana State Senate District 31. Long (R) finished with 20,609 votes while his opponent Thomas Townsend (D) finished with 17,699 votes.[1]

Louisiana State Senate District 31
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gerald Long (R) 20,609
Thomas Townsend (D) 17,699

Campaign donors

2007

In 2007, a year in which Long was up for election, he collected $280,500 in donations.[2]

His five largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Louisiana Republican Party $30,808
Louisiana Association of Business and Industry $15,000
Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Committee $10,000
Louisiana Manufacturers Association $5,000
Louisiana Medical Association $5,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Louisiana State Senate District 31
2008–present
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