Mack White, Jr.

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Mack White, Jr.
Mack White.jpg
Louisiana State Senate, District 6
In office
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 limits3 terms (12 years)
Prior offices
Louisiana House of Representatives
High schoolCentral High School (1974)
Bachelor'sSoutheastern Louisiana University (1978)
Office website
Campaign website
Mack White, Jr. is a Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate, representing District 6. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

White previously served in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 2004 to 2012.


White earned his B.A. in Criminal Justice from Southeastern Louisiana University.

Committee assignments


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


In the 2010-2011 legislative session, White served on the following committees while a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives:



See also: Louisiana State Senate elections, 2011 and Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

White did not seek re-election to District 64 in 2011. Instead, he ran for a seat in the Louisiana State Senate, representing District 6.[1] He defeated Mike Mannino (R) 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, if no candidate reaches this threshold, then a general election would have taken place on November 19, 2011 between the top-two vote getters.[2]

Louisiana State Senate District 6 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMack White, Jr. 51.7% 12,886
     Republican Mike Mannino 48.3% 12,047
Total Votes 24,933


In 2007, White, Jr. was re-elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Joe Achord and M. W. North.[3]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 64 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mack White, Jr. (R) 11,295
Joe Achord (I) 2,216
M. W. North (I) 1,170

Campaign donors


In 2011, White received $219,463 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Louisiana State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mack White, Jr.'s campaign in 2011
Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Cmte Of Louisiana$10,000
Louisiana Dental Association$5,000
Louisiana Manufacturers Association$3,500
Louisiana Association Of Business & Industry$3,150
Total Raised in 2011 $219,463
Total Votes received in 2011 12,886
Cost of each vote received $17.03


In 2007, a year in which White, Jr. was up for election, he collected $170,576 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Baton Rouge Area of Commerce $5,000
Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Committee $5,000
Louisiana Association of Business & Industry $3,750
Louisiana Manufacturers Association $3,600


White and his wife, Robin, have three children. He is a member of the Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation, and the Louisiana Rural Caucus.[6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Julie Quinn
Louisiana State Senate District 6
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Louisiana House of Representatives District 64
Succeeded by
Valarie Hodges