|Louisiana House of Representatives District 11|
|January 9, 2012-Present|
|January 11, 2016|
|Years in position||2|
|Per diem||$6,000/year for expenses; $149/day per diem|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 19, 2011|
|First elected||November 19, 2011|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
|High school||Arcadia High School, 1986|
|Bachelor's||Dillard University, 1990|
|J.D.||Ohio State University College of Lawm 1994|
Jefferson is an attorney. He has had his own law office since May 2001. Additionally, he currently serves as Assistant District Defender for the 2nd Judicial, is Village Attorney for Simsboro, President of the Bienville Parish Police Jury and General Counsel for NABCO.
Jefferson earned his JD from the Ohio State University College of Law in 1994, and BA in English from Dillard University in 1990.
In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Jefferson served on the following committees:
On October 22, 2011, Jefferson won election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated incumbent Rory Bedford (D) 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.
|Louisiana House of Representatives, District 11 Blanket Primary, 2011|
In 2011, Jefferson received $37,248 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Patrick Jefferson's campaign in 2011|
|Jefferson, Patrick O||$7,483|
|Louisiana Association Of Business & Industry||$2,500|
|Dowies, Mr & Mrs Sam||$2,000|
|Louisiana Federation Of Children PAC||$1,000|
|Law Office Of Walter Dumas||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2011||$37,248|
|Total Votes received in 2011||4,999|
|Cost of each vote received||$7.45|
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- Official House website
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- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
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