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Rick Nowlin

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Rick Nowlin
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 23
Former member
In office
2008-2012
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 17, 2007
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner
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Rick Nowlin is a former Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He represented the 23rd District from 2008 to 2012.

Owner, Ducournau Restaurant & Townhouse Owner, N & A Incorporated.

He is a member of the Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation, and the Louisiana Rural Caucus.[1]

Committee assignments

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

Nowlin lost his bid for re-election in 2011. He faced Kenny Cox (D) and Ralph Wilson (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. However, since no candidate reached this threshold, a general election took place on November 19, 2011 between Cox and Nolan.[2] Cox defeated Nowlin to win the seat.[3]

Louisiana House of Representatives District 23 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKenny Cox 53.4% 5,556
     Republican Rick Nowlin Incumbent 46.6% 4,847
Total Votes 10,403


Louisiana House of Representatives, District 23 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRick Nowlin Incumbent 43.6% 5,662
     Democratic Kenny Cox 42.4% 5,506
     Democratic Ralph Wilson 13.9% 1,805
Total Votes 12,973

2007

In 2007, Nowlin was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Joseph Michael Sampite.[4]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 23 (2007)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Rick Nowlin (R) 4,333
Joseph Michael Sampite (D) 3,766

Campaign donors

2007

In 2007, a year in which Nowlin was up for election, he collected $175,295 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Louisiana Association of Business & Industry $31,000
Rick Nowlin $20,500
West PAC $10,000
Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Committee $10,000

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Preceded by
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 23
2008-2012
Succeeded by
Kenny Cox