Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1482

  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Election: means any primary, general, or special election held, pursuant to the laws of this state or a parish or municipal charter or ordinance or a court order, to choose a public officer or nominee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1483

The legislature recognizes that the effectiveness of representative government is dependent upon a knowledgeable electorate and the confidence of the electorate in their elected public officials.  The legislature, therefore, enacts this Chapter to provide public disclosure of the financing of election campaigns and to regulate certain campaign practices.

Acts 1980, No. 786, §1.