John Cooksey

John Charles Cooksey , is an American ophthalmologist and politician who served as a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives for Louisiana's 5th congressional district from 1997 to 2003. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
John Cooksey has 42 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1997 Video Magazine as a Republican Representative for Louisiana's 5th district. The year with the most videos was 1999 with 19 videos. Most appearances with Mary Landrieu (5), Tony Perkins (4), Suzanne Haik Terrell (4). Most common tags: Senate, Louisiana.

Appearances by Title:


U.S. Senate Candidate, Louisiana
c. October 22, 2002 - c. November 5, 2002 Videos: 3 c. October 29, 2002 - c. October 29, 2002 Videos: 1 U.S. Representative, R-LA 5th January 3, 1997 - January 3, 2003 Videos: 38 U.S. Representative Candidate,
c. November 1, 1996 - c. November 5, 1996 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Louisiana Senate Debate

    Louisiana Senate Debate

    In a studio, the candidates debated many issues, including Iraq, North Korea, jobs, health care, prescription drugs,…

  • Louisiana Senate Debate

    Louisiana Senate Debate

    In a studio, the candidates debated many issues, including prescription drugs, hurricane evacuation routes, a firearm…

  • Louisiana Senate Campaign Commercials

    Louisiana Senate Campaign Commercials

    Campaign advertisements for U.S. Senate candidates Susanne Haik Terrell, John Cooksey, Tony Perkins, and Mary Landrieu were…

  • Louisiana Senate Debate

    Louisiana Senate Debate

    In the television studio in front of an audience, candidates answered questions from both a panel of journalists and each…

  • House Session

    House Session

  • Port  and Waterway Security

    Port and Waterway Security

    Secretary Mineta testified about the safety of the nation’s ports and waterways and talked about measures designed to…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

Former District Map
Former Ideology Rankings
Past Elections

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

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