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Rep. Charles Boustany Jr. (R-La.)

  • District: 3rd District, Southwest coast; Lafayette, Lake Charles
  • Residence: Lafayette
  • Born: February 21, 1956; Lafayette, La.
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Wife, Bridget Boustany; two children
  • Education: U. of Southwestern Louisiana, B.S. 1978 (biology); Louisiana State U., M.D. 1982
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2005-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2004 (5th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Ways & Means (Human Resources; Oversight - Chairman; Trade)
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State Information: 3rd District, Southwest coast; Lafayette, Lake Charles

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general runoff Charles Boustany (R) 58,820 60.9%
Jeff Landry (R) 37,767 39.1%
2012 general Charles Boustany (R) 139,123 44.7%
Jeff Landry (R) 93,527 30%
Ron Richard (D) 67,070 21.5%
Bryan Barrilleaux (R) 7,908 2.5%
Jim Stark (LIBERT) 3,765 1.2%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 32% Mitt Romney: 66%
2008 Barack Obama: 34% John McCain: 64%




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