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Timothy Burns
Timothy Burns.jpg
Louisiana House Of Representatives District 89
In office
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 11
Base salary$16,800/year
Per diem$6,000/year for expenses; $149/day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First elected2003
Next generalTerm limited
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Bachelor'sTulane University
Master'sTulane University
J.D.Tulane University
ProfessionTax Attorney
Office website
Timothy Burns is a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 89. He was first elected to the chamber in 2003.


Burns earned his B.A. in Economics, M.B.A. in Accounting, and J.D. from Tulane University. His professional experience includes working as a tax attorney.

Committee assignments


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


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


Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Timothy Burns (Louisiana) endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]



See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Burns won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Pat Phillips (R) 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 89 Blanket Primary, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTimothy Burns Incumbent 69.1% 6,157
     Republican Pat Phillips 30.9% 2,752
Total Votes 8,909


In 2007, Burns was re-elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He ran unopposed.[2]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 89 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Timothy Burns (R) N/A

Campaign donors


In 2011, Burns received $102,075 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Louisiana House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Timothy Burns (Louisiana)'s campaign in 2011
Republican Legislative Delegation Campaign Cmte Of Louisiana$10,000
Louisiana Medical Pac$3,500
Louisiana Manufacturers Association$3,500
Leadership For Louisiana$2,500
E&L Enterprises Inc$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $102,075
Total Votes received in 2011 6,157
Cost of each vote received $16.58


In 2007, a year in which Burns was up for election, he collected $114,269 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Louisiana Association of Business & Industry $5,219
West St. Tammany Anesthesia Associates $2,500
Florida Marine Transporters Inc. $2,250
Joseph C. Canizaro $2,000


Burns is a member of the Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation.[5]

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