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Senator
John Kennedy
for
Louisiana

About

John Kennedy was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2016. He has built a distinguished career as a conservative champion for the people of Louisiana and a dedicated watchdog of taxpayer money. Kennedy serves on the Appropriations, Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs, Budget, Judiciary and Small Business & Entrepreneurship committees in the U.S. Senate.

 

Prior to his election to the Senate, Kennedy was state treasurer of Louisiana for five terms. As treasurer, he oversaw the state’s multi-billion-dollar investment portfolios. He also oversaw local and state bond issues and returned millions of dollars in unclaimed property each year. P rior to his position as Treasurer, Mr. Kennedy served as Secretary of the Department of Revenue, Special Counsel to Governor Roemer and Secretary of Governor Roemer’s Cabinet. He was also an attorney and partner in the Baton Rouge and New Orleans law firm of Chaffe McCall.

 

John Kennedy graduated magna cum laude in political science, philosophy and economics from Vanderbilt, was president of his senior class, and elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received his law degree from the University of Virginia and his B.C.L. degree from Oxford University in England where he was a First Class Honors graduate.

Bio-Information

D.O.B 11/21/1951
Rank junior
Location Louisiana
Office 383 Russell Senate Office Building
Party Republican
Phone 202-224-4623

Fundraising Over Time

Cumulative Raised

Select Interest Group Rating

71%
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
93%
National Rifle Association
7%
AFL-CIO
N/A
American Civil Liberties Union
N/A
National Taxpayers Union
N/A
NARAL Pro-Choice America
80%
American Conservative Union
N/A
Americans for Democratic Action