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|Position = Louisiana House Of Representatives District 86
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jim Tucker''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Louisiana House of Representatives]].  He has represented the 86th District since 2001, and currently serves as Speaker of the House.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jim Tucker''' is a former [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Louisiana House of Representatives]].  He represented the 86th District from 2002 to 2012, and formerly serves as [[Speaker of the House]]. He was also a candidate for [[Louisiana secretary of state election, 2011|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.
 
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.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=54274 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Tucker]</ref>  
 
He is Chairman of the Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation, and a member of the Jefferson Parish Legislative Delegation and the Orleans Delegation.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=54274 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Tucker]</ref>  
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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.<ref>[http://www.governing.com/blogs/politics/GOP-legislators-to-watch.html ''Governing,'' "GOP Legislators to Watch," May 24, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
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===2010-2011===
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In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Tucker served on the following committees:
 
* [[Appropriations Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives|Appropriations]]
 
* [[Appropriations Committee, Louisiana House of Representatives|Appropriations]]
 
* [[Joint Legislative Budget Committee, Louisiana State Legislature|Joint Legislative Budget Committee]]
 
* [[Joint Legislative Budget Committee, Louisiana State Legislature|Joint Legislative Budget Committee]]
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*[[Joint Legislative Capital Outlay Committee, Louisiana State Legislature|Capital Outlay]]
 
*Subcommittee on Litigation
 
*Subcommittee on Litigation
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==Elections==
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===2011===
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Tucker announced on August 8, 2011 that he would run for [[Louisiana secretary of state election, 2011|Louisiana Secretary of State]] in the 2011 Louisiana statewide elections.<ref>[http://www.bayoubuzz.com/buzz/latest-buzz/315521-jim-tucker-to-announce-louisiana-secretary-of-state-run-today ''BayouBuzz.com'', "Jim Tucker To Announce Louisiana Secretary of State Run Today," August 8, 2011.]</ref> Tucker lost to [[Republican]] incumbent [[Tom Schedler]] in the October 22 open primary.
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===2007===
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In 2007, Tucker was re-elected to the [[Louisiana House of Representatives]]. He ran unopposed.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=LA&y=2007#fHOUSE001 Official Louisiana House of Representatives 2007 General Election Results]</ref>
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==Campaign donors==
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===2007===
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In 2007, a year in which Tucker was up for election, he collected $149,115 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95544 Follow the Money Campaign Contributions, 2007]</ref>
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His four largest contributors in 2007 were:
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| Louisiana House of Representative
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| align="right" |  $8,440
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| Louisiana State Farm Agents
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| Louisiana Medical Association
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| Louisiana Dental Association
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| align="right" |  $3,500
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==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://house.louisiana.gov/H_Reps/members.asp?ID=86 Louisiana House of Representatives - Rep. Jim Tucker]  
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=54274 Project Vote Smart profile]
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*[http://jimtucker.la/ Secretary of State campaign website]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=54274 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=54274 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113772 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95544 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77879 2005]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113772 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95544 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77879 2005]
  
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Revision as of 06:22, 26 December 2012

Jim Tucker
Jim Tucker.jpg
Louisiana House Of Representatives District 86
Former member
In office
2002-2012
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 17, 2007
First elected2001
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Personal
ProfessionInvestment Banker/Real Estate Developer
CandidateVerification
Jim Tucker is a former Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He represented the 86th District from 2002 to 2012, and formerly 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 served on 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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Preceded by
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 86
2001-2012
Succeeded by
Chris Broadwater