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James Morris, Louisiana Representative

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James Morris
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Louisiana House of Representatives, District 1
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 limits3 terms (12 years)
Education
High schoolSmackover High School (Arkansas)
Personal
ProfessionOil & Gas
CandidateVerification
James Morris is a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing the District 1. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Biography

Morris' professional experience includes working in the oil and gas industry.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Morris won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He was unopposed in the October 22 primary, automatically winning re-election.

2007

In 2007, Morris was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Richard Hollier and Michael Page Boyter.[1]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 1 (2007)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png James Morris (R) 7,018
Richard Hollier (D) 2,968
Michael Page Boyter (R) 982

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Morris received $22,850 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]

2007

In 2007, a year in which Morris was up for election, he collected $233,724 in donations.[3]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Louisiana Association of Business & Industry $10,000
Louisiana Republican Party $7,931
Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Committe $7,500
Kirby Oil Company $5,000

Personal

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

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 1
2008–present
Succeeded by
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