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Louisiana Senate District 16

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Dan Claitor

Hello and welcome to the Claitor For Louisiana State Senate District 16 website.

I am Dan Claitor. I was born and raised in Baton Rouge.  I am a product of our public schools. I graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 1979, that year I also registered to vote as a Republican. Four years later, I graduated from LSU.

As a youngster and college student, I was lucky enough to work in the family business, Claitor's Bookstore.  There, I learned that it's tough to make a dollar and even tougher to hang on to it.  My brothers and I also learned from our parents, Bob and Nancy, that the harder we worked, the luckier we got.  We were very fortunate to have parents like that.

Sharmaine and I have been married for 26 years and we have raised two sons.

With no prior experience in politics, but with experience in public service as a prosecutor, I was elected to the Louisiana State Senate in 2009 at the age of 47.  On October 24 of 2015, I was re-elected to a final term.  I look forward to serving the people of District 16 for four more years.  Thank you.