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Sen. Mary L. Landrieu (D-La.)

  • District: Senior Senator from Louisiana
  • Residence: New Orleans
  • Born: November 23, 1955; Arlington, Va.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Husband, Frank Snellings; two children
  • Education: Louisiana State U., B.A. 1977 (sociology)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: La. House, 1980-88; La. treasurer, 1988-96; candidate for governor, 1995; U.S. Senate, 1997-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1996 (3rd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Commerce-Justice-Science; Defense; Energy-Water; Homeland Security - Chairwoman; Labor-HHS-Education; State-Foreign Operations); Energy & Natural Resources - Chairwoman; Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Emergency Management & District of Columbia; Financial & Contracting Oversight; Permanent Investigations); Small Business & Entrepreneurship
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State Information: Louisiana

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2008 general Mary Landrieu (D) 988,298 52.1%
John Kennedy (R) 867,177 45.7%
Richard Fontanesi (LIBERT) 18,590 1%
Jay Patel (X) 13,729 0.7%
Robert Stewart (X) 8,780 0.5%
2002 general runoff Mary Landrieu (D) 638,654 51.7%
Suzanne Terrell (R) 596,642 48.3%
2002 general Mary Landrieu (D) 573,347 46%
Suzanne Terrell (R) 339,506 27.2%
John Cooksey (R) 171,752 13.8%
Tony Perkins (R) 119,776 9.6%
Raymond Brown (D) 23,553 1.9%
Patrick Landry (R) 10,442 0.8%
James Lemann (I) 3,866 0.3%
Gary Robbins (I) 2,423 0.2%
Ernest Skillman (R) 1,668 0.1%
1996 general Mary L. Landrieu (D) 852,945 50.2%
Louis "Woody" Jenkins (R) 847,157 49.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 39.93% John McCain: 58.56%
2012 : 40.58% : 57.78%
2004 John Kerry: 42% George W. Bush: 57%
2000 Al Gore: 45% George W. Bush: 53%
1996 Bill Clinton: 52% Robert Dole: 40%
1992 Bill Clinton: 46% George H. W. Bush: 41%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 44% George H. W. Bush: 54%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 38% :

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