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Robert Billiot
Robert Billiot.jpg
Louisiana House Of Representatives District 83
In office
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 6
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 17, 2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
ProfessionEducator (retired)
Office website
Robert Billiot is a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 83. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.


Billiot's professional experience includes working as an educator.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Billiot won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Kyle Green, Jr. (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.

Louisiana House of Representatives, District 83 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Billiot Incumbent 57.3% 4,202
     Democratic Kyle Green, Jr. 42.7% 3,133
Total Votes 7,335


In 2007, Billiot was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Danyelle Taylor.[1]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 82 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Billiot (D) 3,414
Danyelle Taylor (R) 3,284

Campaign donors


In 2011, Billiot received $107,581 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Robert Billiot's campaign in 2011
Louisiana Democratic Party$10,165
Louisiana Association Of Business & Industry$5,000
Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 60$4,000
Louisiana Manufacturers Association$3,500
Crescent River Port Pilots Association$3,000
Total Raised in 2011 $107,581
Total Votes received in 2011 4,202
Cost of each vote received $25.6


In 2007, a year in which Billiot was up for election, he collected $116,975 in donations.[3]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Crescent River Port Pilots Association $4,000
Daul Insurance Agency $3,250
Hebert Law Firm LLC $2,600
William Dore, Sr. $2,500


Billiot is a member of the Democratic Caucus and the Jefferson Parish Legislative Delegation.[4]

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