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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.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=LA&y=2007 Louisiana State Senate election results]</ref> Long raised $210,109 for his campaign fund.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95519 Campaign funds]</ref>
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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.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=LA&y=2007 Louisiana State Senate election results]</ref>  
 
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In 2007, a year in which Long was up for election, he collected $280,500 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95391 ''Follow the Money,'' "Campaign Contributions, 2007," accessed August 24, 2011]</ref>
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His five largest contributors in 2007 were:
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| Louisiana Republican Party
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| Louisiana Association of Business and Industry
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| align="right" | $15,000
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| Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Committee
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| Louisiana Manufacturers Association
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| Louisiana Medical Association
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Revision as of 15:33, 24 August 2011

Gerald Long
Gerald Long.jpg
Louisiana State Senate District 31
Incumbent
Assumed office
2008
Current term ends
2012
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Website Senate website
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
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Louisiana State Senate District 31
2008–present
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