Aug. 23, 2014

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 (LA-03 representative) Charles Boustany (R) 58,820 60.9%
Jeff Landry (R) 37,767 39.1%
2012 general (LA-03 representative) 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%
2010 general (LA-07 representative) Charles Boustany (R)    
2008 general (LA-07 representative) Charles Boustany (R) 177,173 61.9%
Donald Cravins (D) 98,280 34.3%
Peter Vidrine (X) 10,846 3.8%
2006 general (LA-07 representative) Charles Boustany (R) 113,720 70.7%
Mike Stagg (D) 47,133 29.3%
2004 general runoff (LA-07 representative) Charles Boustany (R) 75,039 55%
Willie Mount (D) 61,493 45%
2004 general (LA-07 representative) Charles Boustany (R) 105,761 38.6%
Willie Mount (D) 69,079 25.2%
Don Cravins (D) 67,389 24.6%
David Thibodaux (R) 26,526 9.7%
Malcolm Carriere (D) 5,177 1.9%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 32% Mitt Romney: 66%
2008 Barack Obama: 34% John McCain: 64%