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Ledricka Thierry
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Louisiana House Of Representatives District 40
In office
March 29, 2010-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 5
Base salary$16,800/year
Per diem$6,000/year for expenses; $149/day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First electedAugust 29, 2009
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Office website
Ledricka Thierry is a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 40. She was first elected to the chamber in a special election on August 29, 2009.[1]


Thierry's professional experience includes working as an attorney.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Thierry won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. She defeated Joe Pitre (D) in the October 22 primary. 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.

Louisiana House of Representatives, District 40 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLedricka Thierry Incumbent 78.6% 8,289
     Democratic Joe Pitre 21.4% 2,256
Total Votes 10,545


Thierry was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives in a special election held August 29, 2009. She defeated Anna Simmons.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives Special Election, District 40 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ledricka Thierry (D) 3,711
Anna Simmons (D) 2,312

Campaign donors


In 2011, Thierry received $72,018 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ledricka Thierry's campaign in 2011
Louisiana Association Of Business & Industry$5,000
Hargroder Companies$3,000
Washington State Bank$2,500
Leadership For Louisiana$2,500
Dupre Logistics Lls$2,000
Total Raised in 2011 $72,018
Total Votes received in 2011 8,289
Cost of each vote received $8.69


Thierry is a member of the Acadiana Delegation, Democratic Caucus, and the Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus.[4]

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Louisiana House of Representatives District 40
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