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'''Norby Chabert''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Louisiana State Senate]], representing District 20 since 2009. He replaced [[Reggie Dupre]] in a special election held in August.
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|Name = Norby Chabert
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|Position = Louisiana State Senate, District 20
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}}{{tnr}}'''Norby Chabert''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Louisiana State Senate]], representing District 20. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on August 29, 2009.  
  
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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. <ref>[http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2011/03/republican_gains_continue_in_s.html ''Nola.com,'' Republican gains continue in the Senate, 21 March 2011]</ref>
  
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==Committee assignments==
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===2012-2013===
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Chabert served on the following committees:
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* [[Commerce, Consumer Protection, and International Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Commerce, Consumer Protection, and International Affairs]]
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* [[Finance Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Finance]], ''Vice Chairman
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* [[Judiciary B Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Judiciary B]]
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* [[Natural Resources Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Natural Resources]]
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* [[Joint Legislative Budget Committee, Louisiana State Legislature|Joint Legislative Budget]]
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===2010-2011===
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In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Chabert served on the following committees:
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* [[Commerce, Consumer Protection, and International Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Commerce, Consumer Protection, and International Affairs]]
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* [[Judiciary B Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Judiciary B]]
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* [[Natural Resources Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Natural Resources]], Vice Chair
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* [[Senate & Governmental Affairs Committee, Louisiana State Senate|Senate & Governmental Affairs]]
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==Elections==
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===2011===
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::''See also: [[Louisiana State Senate elections, 2011]]''
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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.<ref>[http://staticresults.sos.la.gov/10222011/10222011_Legislative.html ''Louisiana Secretary of State'' "Unofficial Election Results," October 22, 2011]</ref>
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===2009===
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Chabert was elected to the District 20 seat in a Special Election held August 29, 2009.<ref>[http://staticresults.sos.louisiana.gov/08292009/08292009_Legislative.html ''Louisiana Secretary of State,'' "August 29, 2009 election results," accessed August 23, 2011]</ref>
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  office = Louisiana State Senate District 20 (2009)
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Norby Chabert (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''9,576'''
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| colspan="2" | Brent Callais (R)
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| align="right" | 8,050
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|}
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Chabert received $300,824 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=LA&y=2011&f=S&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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{{slp donor box 2011
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|Chamber = Louisiana State Senate
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 300824
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|total votes =
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|org1 = Shaw Environmental Inc
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|org2 = Entergy
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|org3 = Agripac
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|org4 = All South Consulting Engineers
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|org5 = Crosby Tugs LLC
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|orgdonor1 = 3,000
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|orgdonor2 = 3,000
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|orgdonor3 = 2,760
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|orgdonor4 = 2,700
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|orgdonor5 = 2,500
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|}}
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Norby + Chabert + Louisiana + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.norbychabert.com/ Norby Chabert's personal website]
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*[http://senate.legis.state.la.us/Chabert/ Sen. Chabert's website]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=116725 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=116725 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Norby-Chabert-for-Senate/89334873514 Norby Chabert on Facebook]
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Revision as of 14:34, 20 August 2013

Norby Chabert
Norby Chabert.jpg
Louisiana State Senate, District 20
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
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 limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Norby Chabert is a Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate, representing District 20. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on August 29, 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

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

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]

2009

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

2011

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
Entergy$3,000
Agripac$2,760
All South Consulting Engineers$2,700
Crosby Tugs LLC$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $300,824

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Norby + Chabert + Louisiana + Senate

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Reggie Dupre
Louisiana State Senate District 20
2009–present
Succeeded by
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