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  Landrieu, Mitchell J. "Mitch"
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AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  2012-01-01  
 
NameMitchell J. "Mitch" Landrieu
Address1516 Thalia Street
New Orleans, Louisiana , United States
Emailinfo@mitchlandrieu.com
Website [Link]
Born August 16, 1960
Died Still Living (53 years)
ContributorJR725
Last ModifiedRBH
Dec 11, 2013 12:28pm
Tags French - Moderate - Moderate-to-Liberal - Government Reform - Health Care Reform - Jobs/Industrial Growth - Pro-Choice - Pro-Labor - Married - Catholic - Straight -
InfoFor the past 16 years Mitch Landrieu has served in the Louisiana Legislature. He is recognized throughout the state as a reform leader who has championed fiscal reforms and fought tough battles. In 1994 Gambit Weekly wrote the following about Mitch Landrieu:

?Mitch Landrieu is committed to genuine reform. His legislative record attests to that fact overwhelmingly. Landrieu has been at the forefront of every major reform battle of the past 15 sessions. He took the lead in organizing the ?New Young Turks? last year, and his efforts resulted in significant budget cuts. He also pushed for lobbyist disclosure, fiscal and ethics reform, campaign finance reform, health care, education and environmental reform, and streamlining of local political offices?Mitch Landrieu?s career is a study in the fight for reform?.

Mitch Landrieu has served in the Legislature under 3 Governors ? both Democrat and Republican. Landrieu is respected by leaders in both parties as a bridge builder and a legislative work horse. Mitch Landrieu has the ability to build coalitions and get results to help Louisiana compete and succeed in a global economy.

16 legislative sessions, working with 3 different Governors with very different styles

Bringing the Hornets to New Orleans

A fiscal reform leader in Baton Rouge

Biotech and Health Care research opportunities across the state

Chairman, Louisiana Juvenile Justice Commission
Mitch Landrieu has the unique ability to bring a national and world approach to the way the Lieutenant Governor operates.

Work with Congressional Delegation to identify funding and market the state

Identify new markets for business and tourism travel

Work with Commissioner of Agriculture and Louisiana Businesses to market Louisiana products in Louisiana and throughout the world
Mitch Landrieu runs his own legal business and is the president of International Mediation & Arbitration, Ltd. Landrieu is a member of the Supreme Court Task Force on Alternative Dispute Resolution which was responsible for developing the pilot mediation program in Orleans Parish. Landrieu is trained in mediation/negotiation by the Harvard Law School Negotiation Project, the American Arbitration Association, and the Attorney Mediator?s Institute. Landrieu also teaches alternative dispute resolution as an adjunct professor at Loyola University Law School.

Landrieu attended Catholic University of America and got his law degree at Loyola University Law School in New Orleans.

Landrieu is married to former Cheryl P. Quirk. Cheryl is also an attorney. Mitch and Cheryl have five children: Grace, Emily, Matthew, Benjamin and William.

Mitch Landrieu has been recognized by Louisiana Business and Political organizations throughout Louisiana.

Chamber of Commerce Business Champion Award (2001, 2002)
Legislator of the Year Award ? Alliance for Good Government (2002)
Legislative Leadership Award ? Orleans Parish Medical Society (2002)
Outstanding Legislator Award ? Victims & Citizens Against Crime (2002)
Friends of the Parishes Award ? Louisiana Police Jury Association (1998)



JOB APPROVAL POLLS
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
08/16/2013-08/19/2013 Public Policy Polling (D) 44.00% ( 0.0) 24.00% ( 0.0) 32.00% ( 0.0)
08/14/2013-08/15/2013 Harper Polling 42.00% ( 0.0) 28.00% ( 0.0) 30.00% ( 0.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Dec 06, 2011 12:00pm News New Orleans Mayor Landrieu is a juror in a murder trial  Article Brandon 
Aug 01, 2011 09:00am General Mayor Mitch Landrieu endorses Democratic approach to reducing federal deficit  Article Brandon 
May 14, 2009 06:00pm Commentary Mitch Landrieu goes out on a limb  Article Brandon 
Mar 01, 2007 08:00pm News Landrieu: Hurricanes were a clarion call for the rest of the U.S.  Article The Sunset Provision 
Nov 30, 2005 01:00am Perspective [Mitch] Landrieu Sets Own Course . . . Where To?  Article Brandon 

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FAMILY
Father Maurice Edwin "Moon" Landrieu 1930-
Sister Mary Landrieu 1955-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  10/24/2015 LA Governor ???
  02/01/2014 New Orleans Mayor Won 63.57% (+30.27%)
  02/06/2010 New Orleans Mayor Won 65.52% (+51.72%)
  10/20/2007 LA Lt. Governor Won 56.59% (+26.27%)
  05/20/2006 New Orleans Mayor - Runoff Lost 47.65% (-4.69%)
  04/22/2006 New Orleans Mayor - Primary Won 29.12% (+0.00%)
  10/04/2003 LA Lt. Governor Won 52.68% (+33.19%)
  10/23/1999 LA State House 089 Won 70.40% (+40.79%)
  10/21/1995 LA State House 089 Won 56.72% (+30.88%)
  02/05/1994 New Orleans Mayor Primary Lost 9.62% (-27.25%)
  10/19/1991 LA State House 089 Won 63.31% (+26.62%)
  10/24/1987 LA State House 090 Won 50.38% (+17.28%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Orleans Parish Coroner - Runoff - Mar 15, 2014 D Jeffrey Rouse
New Orleans City Council- At-Large - Special Runoff - Apr 21, 2012 D Cynthia Willard-Lewis
LA District 2 - D Primary - Aug 28, 2010 D Cedric L. Richmond
LA State Senate 05 - Runoff - Nov 17, 2007 D Cheryl Artise Gray
LA US Senate - Nov 02, 2004 D Chris John