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Kenny Havard
Kenny Havard.jpg
Louisiana House of Representatives, District 62
In office
January 9, 2012-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 3
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 19, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Kenny Havard is a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 62. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Committee assignments


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



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 19, 2011, Havard won election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He faced Democrats Ken Dawson and Ronnie Jett and Republicans Bob Arnold and Rob Farmer in the primary election on October 22, 2011. 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, since no candidate reached this threshold, a general election took place on November 19, 2011 between Dawson and Havard.[1] Havard defeated Dawson to win the seat.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives District 62 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKenny Havard 61.4% 6,626
     Democratic Ken Dawson 38.6% 4,170
Total Votes 10,796

Louisiana House of Representatives, District 62 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKenny Havard 30.2% 4,233
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKen Dawson 23.4% 3,281
     Democratic Ronnie Jett 22.1% 3,097
     Republican Bob Arnold 17.4% 2,437
     Republican Rob Farmer 7% 977
Total Votes 14,025

Campaign donors


In 2011, Havard received $82,892 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kenny Havard's campaign in 2011
Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Cmte Of Louisiana$10,000
Cajun Industries$5,000
Louisiana Association Of Business & Industry$5,000
Havard, Kenneth Edward$3,200
Total Raised in 2011 $82,892
Total Votes received in 2011 6,626
Cost of each vote received $12.51

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Preceded by
Thomas McVea
Louisiana House of Representatives District 62
Succeeded by