Gerald Long

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Gerald Long
Louisiana State Senate District 31
Assumed office
Current term ends
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.


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


Long and his wife, Rose, have three children.



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] Long raised $210,109 for his campaign fund.[2]

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

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Political offices
Preceded by
Louisiana State Senate District 31
Succeeded by

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