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}}{{tnr}}'''James Fannin''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Louisiana House of Representatives]], representing District 13. He was first elected to the chamber in 2003. On July 11, 2013, Fannin switched his affiliation from Democratic to Republican, citing his belief that the [[Democratic Party]] no longer represents his or his constituents' views on marriage, gun rights, and abortion.<ref>[http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2013/07/jim_fannin_party_switch_gop.html ''nola.com'', "Louisiana House Appropriations Chairman Jim Fannin switches to GOP," July 11, 2013]</ref>
{{tnr}}'''James Fannin''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Louisiana House of Representatives]]. He has represented the 13th District since 2003.
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Fannin is an independent businessman.  He earned his BS in Agriculture Education.
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Fannin earned his B.S. in Agriculture Education. His professional experience includes being an independent businessman.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=35501 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Fannin]</ref>  
 
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Fannin as a member of the Democratic Caucus, and Chair of the Louisiana Rural Caucus.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=35501 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Fannin]</ref>  
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James Fannin
James Fannin.jpg
Louisiana House of Representatives District 13
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 11
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 elected2003
Next generalTerm limited
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Personal
ProfessionBusinessman
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
James Fannin is a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 13. He was first elected to the chamber in 2003. On July 11, 2013, Fannin switched his affiliation from Democratic to Republican, citing his belief that the Democratic Party no longer represents his or his constituents' views on marriage, gun rights, and abortion.[1]

Fannin earned his B.S. in Agriculture Education. His professional experience includes being an independent businessman.[2]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Fannin 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.

2007

In 2007, Fannin was re-elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Jason Cook.[3]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 13 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png James Fannin (D) 10,551
Jason Cook (D) 2,879

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Fannin received $175,932 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to James Fannin's campaign in 2011
Louisiana Dental Association$5,000
Louisiana Hospital Association$3,000
Noble Ellington Campaign$2,500
Louisiana Bankers Association$2,500
Louisiana Nursing Home Association$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $175,932

2007

In 2007, a year in which Fannin was up for election, he collected $13,391 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Louisiana Association of Business & Industry $3,004
Louisiana Manufacturers Association $2,750
Louisiana Realtors Association $2,500
Louisiana Safety Association of Timberman Sif $2,250


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