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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2012-2013===
 
===2012-2013===
In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Donahue has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Donahue served on the following committees:
* [[Education Committee, Louisiana State Senate]]
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* [[Education Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Education]]
* [[Finance Committee, Louisiana State Senate]], ''Chairman
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* [[Finance Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Finance]], ''Chairman
* [[Judiciary A Committee, Louisiana State Senate]]
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* [[Judiciary A Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Judiciary A]]
* [[Senate & Governmental Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate]]
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* [[Senate & Governmental Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Senate & Governmental Affairs]]
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* [[Joint Legislative Budget Committee, Louisiana State Legislature|Joint Legislative Budget]], ''Chairman
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* [[Joint Legislative Capital Outlay Committee, Louisiana State Legislature|Joint Legislative Capital Outlay]], ''Ex Officio
  
 
===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
 
In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Donahue served on the following committees:
 
In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Donahue served on the following committees:
 
* [[Joint Legislative Budget Committee, Louisiana State Legislature|Joint Legislative Budget Committee]]
 
* [[Joint Legislative Budget Committee, Louisiana State Legislature|Joint Legislative Budget Committee]]
* [[Education Committee, Louisiana State Senate]]
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* [[Education Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Education]]
* [[Finance Committee, Louisiana State Senate]]
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* [[Finance Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Finance]]
* [[Judiciary A Committee, Louisiana State Senate]], Vice Chair
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* [[Judiciary A Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Judiciary A]], Vice Chair
* [[Senate & Governmental Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate]]
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* [[Senate & Governmental Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Senate & Governmental Affairs]]
  
 
===2008-2009===
 
===2008-2009===
 
In the 2008-2009 legislative session, Donahue served on the following committees:
 
In the 2008-2009 legislative session, Donahue served on the following committees:
  
* [[Education Committee, Louisiana State Senate]]
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* [[Education Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Education]]
* [[Finance Committee, Louisiana State Senate]]
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* [[Finance Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Finance]]
* [[Judiciary A Committee, Louisiana State Senate]]
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* [[Judiciary A Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Judiciary A]]
* [[Senate & Governmental Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate]]
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* [[Senate & Governmental Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Senate & Governmental Affairs]]
  
 
==Elections==
 
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===2011===
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In 2011, Donahue received $363,342 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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|Chamber = Louisiana State Senate
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 363342
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|total votes = 19979
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|org1 = Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Cmte Of Louisiana
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|org2 = Donahue Jr, Jack
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|org3 = Crescent River Port Pilots Association
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|org4 = Louisiana Restaurant Association
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|org5 = Lavigne Oil Co Of BR LLC
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|orgdonor1 = 20,000
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|orgdonor2 = 15,000
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|orgdonor3 = 3,500
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===2007===
 
===2007===
 
In 2007, a year in which Donahue was up for election, he collected $878,523 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95240 ''Follow the Money,'' "Campaign Contributions, 2007," accessed August 24, 2011]</ref>
 
In 2007, a year in which Donahue was up for election, he collected $878,523 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95240 ''Follow the Money,'' "Campaign Contributions, 2007," accessed August 24, 2011]</ref>
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
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Revision as of 11:03, 19 March 2013

Jack Donahue
Jack Donahue.gif
Louisiana State Senate District 11
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; $149/day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First electedNovember 17, 2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Jack Donahue is a Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate, representing District 11.

Political experience

Donahue joined the Louisiana State Senate in 2008. He has served in that position since, representing the 11th district.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

2008-2009

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

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana State Senate elections, 2011

Donahue ran for re-election in 2011. He defeated Gary Leonard (R) in the October 22 primary with more than 50 percent of the vote. 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 will take place on November 19, 2011 between the top-two vote getters.[1]

Louisiana State Senate District 11 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJack Donahue Incumbent 81.4% 19,979
     Republican Gary Leonard 18.6% 4,580
Total Votes 24,559

2007

In 2007 Donahue was elected to the Louisiana State Senate District 11. Donahue (R) finished with 24,200 votes and was followed by Pete Schneider (R) with 12,287 votes and A.M. Lebleu (R) with 1,041 votes.[2] Donahue raised $878,523 for his campaign fund.[3]

Louisiana State Senate District 11
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jack Donahue (R) 24,200
Pete Schneider (R) 12,287
A.M. Lebleu (R) 1,041

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Donahue received $363,342 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Louisiana State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jack Donahue's campaign in 2011
Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Cmte Of Louisiana$20,000
Donahue Jr, Jack$15,000
Crescent River Port Pilots Association$3,500
Louisiana Restaurant Association$3,000
Lavigne Oil Co Of BR LLC$3,000
Total Raised in 2011 $363,342
Total Votes received in 2011 19,979
Cost of each vote received $18.19

2007

In 2007, a year in which Donahue was up for election, he collected $878,523 in donations.[5]

His five largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Jack Donahue $205,000
Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Committee $10,000
Louisiana Association of Business and Industry $5,000
Associated Builders and Contractors $5,000
Crescent River Port Pilots Association $4,500

Recent news

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

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

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