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Henry Burns

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Henry Burns
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Louisiana House of Representatives, District 9
In office
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 6
Base salary$16,800/year
Per diem$6,000/year for expenses; $149/day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First electedNovember 17, 2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Bachelor'sNorthwestern State University
Master'sPepperdine University
ProfessionOwner/Operator, Wooden Spoon Bakery of Bossier City
Office website
Henry Burns is a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 9. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.


Burns' professional experience includes working as the owner and operator of the Wooden Spoon Bakery of Bossier City, and as a thoroughbred owner and breeder.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Burns won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the October 22 primary election, assuring his re-election.


In 2007, Burns was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Richey Jackson.[1]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 9 (2007)
Candidates Votes

Green check mark transparent.png Henry Burns (R) 5,225
Richey Jackson (R) 5,138

Campaign donors


In 2011, Burns received $45,724 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]


In 2007, a year in which Burns was up for election, he collected $142,942 in donations.[3]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Henry Burns $82,008
Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Committee $5,000
Louisiana Restaurant Association $3,500
Rodney M. Collier $2,500


Burns is a member of the Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation, and the Louisiana Rural Caucus.[4]

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