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Jim Tucker
Jim Tucker.jpg
Current candidacy
Running for Louisiana Secretary of State
General electionNovember 19, 2011
Current office
Louisiana House Of Representatives District 86
In office
2002-Present
Term ends
January 9, 2012
Years in position 12
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$16,800/year
Per diem$6,000/year for expenses; $152/per day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 17, 2007
First elected2001
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Personal
ProfessionInvestment Banker/Real Estate Developer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jim Tucker is a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He has represented the 86th District since 2002, and currently serves as Speaker of the House. He was also a candidate for Louisiana Secretary of State in the 2011 Louisiana statewide elections, but lost in the primary to incumbent Tom Schedler.

Tucker is an investment banker and real estate developer.

He is Chairman of the Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation, and a member of the Jefferson Parish Legislative Delegation and the Orleans Delegation.[1]

In May 2011, Governing Magazine named Tucker one of 17 "GOP Legislators to Watch." Each of the legislators was selected on the basis of qualities like leadership, ambition, and political potential.[2]

Committee assignments

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Tucker has been appointed to the following committees:

Elections

2011

Tucker announced on August 8, 2011 that he would run for Louisiana Secretary of State in the 2011 Louisiana statewide elections.[3] Tucker lost to Republican incumbent Tom Schedler in the October 22 open primary.

2007

In 2007, Tucker was re-elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He ran unopposed.[4]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 86 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Tucker (R) N/A

Campaign donors

2007

In 2007, a year in which Tucker was up for election, he collected $149,115 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Louisiana House of Representative $8,440
Louisiana State Farm Agents $5,000
Louisiana Medical Association $4,000
Louisiana Dental Association $3,500


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Political offices
Preceded by
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 86
2001–present
Succeeded by
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