Mike Walsworth is a lifelong resident of Northeast, Louisiana.
Mike has one daughter, Lindsay and son-in-law, Michael Chaney.
Mike has two sons, Kayden and Corbin, and two grandsons, Connor
Mike is a
graduate of Leadership Ouachita and Leadership Louisiana. He is
active in a number of organizations. Mike is a member of the
Jackson Street Church of Christ, where he serves as a song
leader. Mike is also a graduate of Northeast Louisiana
Senator Mike Walsworth starts his 23rd
year in the Legislature. He is one of the longest serving
members of the area delegation. He believes it is his obligation
to serve our entire region and state.
Senator Walsworth was first elected to the Louisiana House of
Representatives in 1995 and re-elected in 1999 and 2003. He was
first elected to the Louisiana Senate in 2007 and re-elected in
2011 and 2015. He serves as Chairman of the Environmental
Quality Committee, Vice-Chair of the Senate and Governmental
Affairs Committee. He continues to serve on the Select Committee
on Homeland Security. He also serves on the Education Committee
and the Joint Committee on the Budget for his 11th
year. He is Chairman of the Legislative Audit Advisory Council
and an interim member of Senate Finance Committee. Mike is a
past Chairman of the Republican Legislative Delegation. Senator
Walsworth has won several legislative honors for his
pro-business and anti-tax support.