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Mayor - Melvin L. Kip Holden

Website: http://brgov.com/dept/mayor/

Street address: 222 Saint Louis St., 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (225) 389-3100

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Representative - Bill Cassidy

Party: Republican

All three Republicans in Louisiana's race for governor say they're against moving Confederate monuments in New Orleans, while the GOP candidates for governor oppose removing monuments BATON ROUGE - All three Republicans in Louisiana's race for governor say they're against moving Confederate monuments in New Orleans, while the Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/2015/08/17/gop-candidates-oppose-removing-monuments/31853025/ David Vitter U.S. Senator David Vitter speaks while attending a campaign rally with U.S. Senate candidate Bill Cassidy Monday, October 13, 2014, at the Fontana Center in Lafayette, La.
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State Representative - Regina Barrow

Party: Democratic

Term start: 2005

Term end: January 9, 2012

Occupation: Executive Director, R

Website: http://house.louisiana.gov/H_Reps/members.asp...

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State Representative - Dalton Honore

Party: Democratic

Term start: May 2010

Term end: January 9, 2012

Occupation: Businessman (retired)

Website: http://house.louisiana.gov/H_Reps/members.asp...

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State Representative - Patricia Smith

Party: Democratic

Term start: 2008

Term end: January 9, 2012

Occupation: Exxon Mobil Public Affairs (retired)

Website: http://house.louisiana.gov/H_Reps/members.asp...

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State Representative - Michael Jackson

Party: Independent

Term start: 1999

Term end: January 9, 2012

Occupation: Attorney

Website: http://house.louisiana.gov/H_Reps/members.asp...

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State Representative - Clif Richardson

Party: Republican

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State Representative - Steve Carter

Party: Republican

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State Representative - Erich Ponti

Party: Republican

Term start: 2008

Term end: January 9, 2012

Occupation: General Contractor

Website: http://house.louisiana.gov/H_Reps/members.asp...

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State Representative - Franklin Foil

Party: Republican

Term start: 2008

Term end: January 9, 2012

Occupation: Attorney

Website: http://house.louisiana.gov/H_Reps/members.asp...

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State Representative - Mack White

Party: Republican

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State Representative - Hunter Greene

Party: Republican

Term start: April 2005

Term end: January 9, 2012

Occupation: Attorney

Website: http://house.louisiana.gov/H_Reps/members.asp...

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State Senator - Robert Marionneaux

Party: Democratic

Term start: 1999

Term end: 2010

Occupation: Attorney

Website: http://senate.legis.state.la.us/Marionneaux/

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (225) 342-2040

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State Senator - Sharon Broome

Party: Democratic

The influential Louisiana Family Forum gave its lowest ranking in the state Senate to a Democratic candidate for Baton Rouge mayor who attended an evangelist's university and sponsored numerous anti-abortion bills over the years. The Baton Rouge-based group, which advocates conservative Christian values in government, graded Senate President Pro Tem Sharon Broome at 38 percent on its 2015 legislative scorecard.
Do you approve of Sharon Broome as State Senator?

State Senator - Yvonne Dorsey

Party: Democratic

Term start: 2008

Term end: 2012

Occupation: Consultant

Website: http://senate.legis.state.la.us/Dorsey/

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (225) 342-2040

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State Senator - Dale Erdey

Party: Republican

Term start: 2008

Term end: 2012

Occupation: Business Owner

Website: http://senate.legis.state.la.us/Erdey/

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (225) 342-2040

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Eastbound traffic passes under the Millerville overpass during rush hour, Monday, July 13, 2015. Sen. Dale Erdey, R-Livingston, is requesting that DOTD see if it is feasible to use the inside shoulder of east and westbound I-12 to add another travel lane in both directions between the I-10/I-12 split and Walker.
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State Senator - Dan Claitor

Party: Republican

Term start: 2009

Term end: 2012

Occupation: Businessman

Website: http://senate.legis.state.la.us/Claitor/

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (225) 342-2040

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