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  Jefferson, William J.
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationDemocratic  
  2005-01-01  
 
NameWilliam J. Jefferson
Address1922 Marengo St
New Orleans, Louisiana , United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born March 14, 1947
Died Still Living (67 years)
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
Last ModifiedRBH
Nov 21, 2013 07:45pm
Tags Black - Liberal - Anti School Vouchers - Anti-Bush Tax Cuts (Pro-Tax Cut Rollback) - Anti-Gay Marriage - Anti-Social Security Privatization - Health Care Reform - Internationalist - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Pro Free Trade - Pro-Affirmative Action - Pro-Choice - Pro-Missile Defense - Married - Convicted - Imprisoned -
InfoRepresentative from Louisiana; born in Lake Providence, East Carroll Parish, La., March 14, 1947; G.W. Griffin High School, Lake Providence, La.; B.A., Southern University and Agricultural &Mechanical College, Baton Rouge, La., 1969; J.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1972; lawyer, private practice; law clerk for United States District Judge Alvin B. Rubin, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1972-1973; legislative assistant to United States Senator J. Bennett Johnston of Louisiana, 1973-1975; member of the Louisiana state senate, 1979-1990; candidate for mayor of New Orleans in 1982 and 1986; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Second and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1991-present).


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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
May 04, 2012 09:00am Commentary Federal prisoner William Jefferson can expect a sleepless night  Article Brandon 
Mar 26, 2012 11:00am Legal Ruling Former Rep. William Jefferson's conviction upheld by appeals panel  Article Brandon 
Nov 13, 2009 04:00pm News William Jefferson sentenced to 13 years in prison  Article Brandon 
Nov 07, 2009 01:00pm News William Jefferson sentencing of 27-33 years recommended   Article Brandon 
Oct 16, 2009 05:30pm Legal Ruling William Jefferson's law license suspended  Article Brandon 
Aug 05, 2009 04:40pm News BREAKING: William Jefferson verdict: Guilty on 11 of 16 counts  Article Brandon 

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INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  12/06/2008 LA - District 02 Lost 46.83% (-2.71%)
  11/04/2008 LA District 2 - D Runoff Won 56.76% (+13.51%)
  10/04/2008 LA District 2 - D Primary Won 25.31% (+5.38%)
  12/09/2006 LA District 2 - Runoff Won 56.55% (+13.10%)
  11/07/2006 LA District 2 Won 30.08% (+8.42%)
  11/02/2004 LA - District 02 Won 79.01% (+58.02%)
  11/05/2002 LA District 2 Won 63.53% (+43.49%)
  11/07/2000 LA District 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  10/23/1999 LA Governor Lost 29.53% (-32.64%)
  11/03/1998 LA District 2 Won 85.96% (+76.88%)
  11/05/1996 LA District 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  10/01/1994 LA District 2 Won 77.56% (+58.31%)
  10/03/1992 LA District 2 Won 73.46% (+57.99%)
  11/06/1990 LA District 2 Won 52.55% (+5.09%)
  10/06/1990 LA District 2 - Open Primary Won 24.41% (+2.17%)
  10/24/1987 LA State Senate 05 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  03/01/1986 New Orleans Mayor Lost 42.11% (-15.78%)
  02/01/1986 New Orleans Mayor - Open Primary Won 38.57% (+5.18%)
  02/06/1982 New Orleans Mayor Lost 6.95% (-39.99%)
ENDORSEMENTS
New Orleans Mayor - Runoff - May 20, 2006 D Ray Nagin
New Orleans Mayor - Primary - Apr 22, 2006 D Ray Nagin
LA State Senate 04 - Special Election - Dec 04, 2004 D Edwin R. "Ed" Murray
LA US Senate - Nov 02, 2004 R John N. Kennedy
LA US President - D Primary - Mar 09, 2004 D Wesley K. Clark
US President - D Primaries - Jun 09, 2004 D Wesley K. Clark
LA Governor - Oct 04, 2003 D A. Claude "Buddy" Leach, Jr.
LA US President - D Primary - Mar 10, 1992 D Bill Clinton
LA State Senate President - May 09, 1990 D Sammy Nunez
LA US Senate - Primary - Sep 27, 1986 D Sammy Nunez