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In 2012, Jackson will re-introduce a proposal in which he will resume his efforts to increase the number of minority judges in [[Louisiana|Louisiana's]] [[Judgepedia:24th Judicial District, Louisiana|24th Judicial District]]. The 24th Judicial district covers [[Sunshinereview: Jefferson Parish, Louisiana| Jefferson Parish]] and corresponds to House District 87, Jackson's district.<ref>[http://thejeffersonreport.com/?p=1957 ''The Jefferson REPORT,'' HOUSE DISTRICT 87, June 1, 2011]</ref> His hopes to implement his plan through House Bill 523 were dashed when time ran out as the session ended on [[Dates of 2011 state legislative sessions|June 23]]. <ref name=nola>[http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2011/07/jackson_to_seek_third_judgeshi.html ''Nola.com,''Jackson to seek 3rd minority judgeship for the 24th Judicial District Court, July 5, 2011]</ref>  
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In 2012, Jackson will re-introduce a proposal in which he will resume his efforts to increase the number of minority judges in [[Louisiana|Louisiana's]] [[Judgepedia:24th Judicial District, Louisiana|24th Judicial District]]. The 24th Judicial district covers [[Sunshinereview: Jefferson Parish, Louisiana| Jefferson Parish]] and corresponds to his own district, House District 87.<ref>[http://thejeffersonreport.com/?p=1957 ''The Jefferson REPORT,'' HOUSE DISTRICT 87, June 1, 2011]</ref> His hopes to implement his plan through House Bill 523 were dashed when time ran out as the session ended on [[Dates of 2011 state legislative sessions|June 23]]. <ref name=nola>[http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2011/07/jackson_to_seek_third_judgeshi.html ''Nola.com,''Jackson to seek 3rd minority judgeship for the 24th Judicial District Court, July 5, 2011]</ref>  
  
 
Currently, out of the 16 judges on the court, two are African-American, and are elected from a subdistrict in which minorities comprise the majority of voters. Jackson has proposed that a third judge be elected from that same subdistrict, or the next subdistrict that sees a vacancy after January 1, 2012. <ref name=nola/>
 
Currently, out of the 16 judges on the court, two are African-American, and are elected from a subdistrict in which minorities comprise the majority of voters. Jackson has proposed that a third judge be elected from that same subdistrict, or the next subdistrict that sees a vacancy after January 1, 2012. <ref name=nola/>

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Girod Jackson, III
Girod Jackson III.jpg
Louisiana House of Representatives District 87
Incumbent
Assumed office
2008
Current term ends
January 9, 2012
Political party Democratic
Profession General Contractor
Website House site
Girod Jackson, III is a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He has represented the 87th District since 2008.

Jackson works as a general contractor.

He is a member of the Democratic Caucus and the Jefferson Parish Legislative Delegation.[1]

Committee assignments

2010-2011

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

Elections

2007

In 2007, Jackson, III, was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He ran unopposed.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 87 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Girod Jackson, III (D) N/A

Campaign donors

2007

In 2007, a year in which Jackson, III was up for election, he collected $7,216 in donations.[3]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Girod Jackson, III $2,000
Crescent Engineering Group LLC $1,559
Louisiana Housing Development Corporation $1,500
Louisiana Home Builders Association $500

Minority judges

Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

In 2012, Jackson will re-introduce a proposal in which he will resume his efforts to increase the number of minority judges in Louisiana's 24th Judicial District. The 24th Judicial district covers Jefferson Parish and corresponds to his own district, House District 87.[4] His hopes to implement his plan through House Bill 523 were dashed when time ran out as the session ended on June 23. [5]

Currently, out of the 16 judges on the court, two are African-American, and are elected from a subdistrict in which minorities comprise the majority of voters. Jackson has proposed that a third judge be elected from that same subdistrict, or the next subdistrict that sees a vacancy after January 1, 2012. [5]

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Louisiana House of Representatives District 87
2008–present
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