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|Name = Gerald Long
 
|Name = Gerald Long
 
|Profile picture = Gerald Long.jpg
 
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|Position = Louisiana State Senate District 31
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|Position = Louisiana State Senate, District 31
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Tenure = 2008-Present
 
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|Base salary = $16,800/year
 
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|Per diem = $6,000/year for expenses; $149/day per diem
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|Last election = [[Louisiana State Senate elections, 2011|November 19, 2011]]
 
|Last election = [[Louisiana State Senate elections, 2011|November 19, 2011]]
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|Campaign website = http://www.longforsenate.com/
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Gerald Long''' (b. July 9, 1944) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Louisiana State Senate]], representing District 31.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Gerald Long''' (b. July 9, 1944) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Louisiana State Senate]], representing District 31. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.
  
==Education==
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==Biography==
 
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Long earned his B.S. from Northwestern State University in 1966. His professional experience includes working as an Agent for State Farm Insurance and Minister for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Long earned his BS from Northwestern State University in 1966.
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==Professional experience==
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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. 
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==Political experience==
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Long joined the Louisiana State Senate in 2008.  He has served in that position since, representing the 31st district.
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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* [[Insurance Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Insurance]]
 
* [[Insurance Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Insurance]]
 
* [[Revenue & Fiscal Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Revenue & Fiscal Affairs]]
 
* [[Revenue & Fiscal Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Revenue & Fiscal Affairs]]
 
==Personal==
 
 
Long and his wife, Rose, have three children.
 
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
 
::''See also: [[Louisiana State Senate elections, 2011]]''
 
::''See also: [[Louisiana State Senate elections, 2011]]''
Long 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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Long 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>
 
===2007===
 
===2007===
  
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
In 2011, Long received $227,005 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>
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In 2011, Long received $227,005 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 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 15, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2007===
 
===2007===
 
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>
 
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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==Personal==
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Long and his wife, Rose, have three children.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Gerald + Long + Louisiana + Senate'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Gerald + Long + Louisiana + Senate'''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==See also==
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*[[Louisiana State Senate]]
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*[[Louisiana State Senate#Standing Senate Committees|Senate Committees]]
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*[[Louisiana State Legislature]]
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*[[Louisiana State Legislature#Joint Legislative Committees|Joint Committees]]
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*[[Louisiana state legislative districts]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.longforsenate.com/ Gerald Long's personal website]
 
*[http://www.longforsenate.com/ Gerald Long's personal website]
*[http://senate.legis.state.la.us/Long/ Official Louisiana State Senate website]
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*[http://senate.legis.state.la.us/Long/ Sen. Long's website]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=93581 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://openstates.org/la/legislators/LAL000156/gerald-long/ Profile from Open States]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=93581 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=93581 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=93581 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113789 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95391 2007]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113789 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95391 2007]
  

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Gerald Long
Gerald Long.jpg
Louisiana State Senate, District 31
Incumbent
In office
2008-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$16,800/year
Per diem$6,000/year for expenses; $153/day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First electedNovember 17, 2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
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. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Biography

Long earned his B.S. from Northwestern State University in 1966. His professional experience includes working as an Agent for State Farm Insurance and Minister for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

2008-2009

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

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana State Senate elections, 2011

Long 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.[1]

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.[2]

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

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Long received $227,005 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Louisiana State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Gerald Long's campaign in 2011
Cason, Sawyer$2,500
Kennedy, Anne S$2,500
Bollinger Shipyards$2,500
Fair Oaks Properties$2,500
Cason, Dan$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $227,005

2007

In 2007, a year in which Long was up for election, he collected $280,500 in donations.[4]

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

Personal

Long and his wife, Rose, have three children.

Recent news

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

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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See also

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