In the Louisiana 5th Congressional District run-off election scheduled for November 16th, State Senator Neil Riser, R-La., is outspending Monroe businessman Vance McAllister, R-La. The election is to fill the seat of former Rep. Rodney Alexander, R-La., who resigned to become the Secretary of the Louisiana Dept. of Veterans Affairs.
Neil Riser, R-La., reported he raised $173,991 and spent $286,901 from 9/30 through 10/27, leaving $97,349 cash on hand as of 10/27, and no debts. Riser received $11,500 from PACs and other committees, including $5,000 from the Exxon Mobil Corporation PAC.
He received $155,300 from itemized donors giving more than $200, including $2,600 from former Rep. Jo Bonner, R-Ala.; James Flores (chairman, FCX, TX); $1,000 from Joel Chaisson (District Attorney, St. Charles Parish, LA); $1,000 from Donald Bollinger (CEO, Bollinger Shipyards Inc., LA); and $2,600 from Gary Chouest (president, Edison Chouset Offshore, LA); among others.
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