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Revision as of 10:56, 19 March 2013

Norby Chabert
Norby Chabert.jpg
Louisiana State Senate District 20
In office
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 5
Base salary$16,800/year
Per diem$152/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First electedAugust 29, 2009
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Personal website
Norby Chabert is a Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate, representing District 20 since 2009. Formerly a Democrat, Chabert switched parties in March 2011, stating that the National Democratic Party is "completely out of line with the values and priorities" of District 20. [1]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Louisiana State Senate elections, 2011

Chabert ran for re-election in 2011. He was unopposed 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. 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]


Chabert was elected to the District 20 seat in a Special Election held August 29, 2009.[3]

Louisiana State Senate District 20 (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Norby Chabert (D) 9,576
Brent Callais (R) 8,050

Campaign donors


In 2011, Chabert received $300,824 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Louisiana State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Norby Chabert's campaign in 2011
Shaw Environmental Inc$3,000
All South Consulting Engineers$2,700
Crosby Tugs LLC$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $300,824

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Political offices
Preceded by
Reggie Dupre
Louisiana State Senate District 20
Succeeded by