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J. Rogers Pope
J. Rogers Pope.jpg
Louisiana House Of Representatives District 71
In office
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 7
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)
ProfessionSuperintendent of Schools (retired)
Office website
J. Rogers Pope is a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 71. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.


Pope's professional experience includes working as the Superintendent of Schools in Livingston Parish.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Pope 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, Pope was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated John Ware.[1]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 71 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png J. Rogers Pope (R) 2,684
John Ware (R) 2,462

Campaign donors


In 2011, Pope received $80,711 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to J. Rogers Pope's campaign in 2011
Plantation Management Co$3,500
Louisiana Dental Association$2,500
St Joseph Of Harahan Llc$2,500
Southern Plantation Management Co Llc$2,500
Highpoint Healthcare Llc$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $80,711


In 2007, a year in which Pope was up for election, he collected $72,928 in donations.[3]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
J. Rogers Pope $25,450
Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Committee $10,000
Kay L. Fairburn $2,500
Associated Builders & Contractors $2,500


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

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