Aug. 31, 2014

Rep. Jeff Landry (R-La.)

  • District: 3rd District, South central -- New Iberia, Houma, Chalmette
  • Residence: New Iberia
  • Born: December 23, 1970; St. Martinville, La.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Sharon Landry; one child
  • Education: U. of Southwestern Louisiana, B.S. 1999 (environmental and sustainable resources); Southern U. Law School, attended 2001-03; Loyola U. New Orleans, J.D. 2004
  • Military Service: La. National Guard 1987-98
  • Political Highlights: U.S. House, 2011-13; Republican nominee for La. Senate, 2007
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (1st term); Defeated Ravi Sangisetty, D, to succeed Charlie Melancon, D, who ran for Senate
  • Committee Assignments: Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources; Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans & Insular Affairs); Small Business (Agriculture, Energy & Trade; Contracting & Workforce; Investigations, Oversight & Regulations); Transportation & Infrastructure (Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation - Vice Chairman; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials; Water Resources & Environment)
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State Information: 3rd District, South central -- New Iberia, Houma, Chalmette

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Jeff Landry (R) 108,963 63.8%
Ravi Sangisetty (D) 61,914 36.2%
2008 general Charlie Melancon (D)   unopposed
2006 general Charlie Melancon (D) 75,023 55%
Craig Romero (R) 54,950 40.3%
Olangee Breech (D) 4,190 3.1%
James Blake (LIBERT) 2,168 1.6%
2004 general runoff Charlie Melancon (D) 57,611 50.2%
Billy Tauzin (R) 57,042 49.8%
2004 general Billy Tauzin (R) 84,680 32%
Charlie Melancon (D) 63,328 23.9%
Craig Romero (R) 61,132 23.1%
Damon Baldone (D) 25,783 9.7%
Charmaine Caccioppi (D) 19,347 7.3%
Kevin Chiasson (R) 10,350 3.9%
2002 general Billy Tauzin (R) 130,323 86.7%
William Beier (I) 12,964 8.6%
David Iwanico (I) 7,055 4.7%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 37% John McCain: 61%
2004 John Kerry: 41% George W. Bush: 58%
2000 Al Gore: 45% George W. Bush: 52%