Meet Rick Ward

First elected to serve his Senate constituents in 2011, Rick Ward is a lifelong resident of District 17. He grew up in Livonia and is now a resident of Maringouin. He is a graduate of Bethany Christian School in Baker, Louisiana. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree from LSU and his Juris Doctorate degree from Southern University Law Center. He is currently a practicing attorney based in Port Allen, Louisiana with the firm of Clayton, Fruge, Ward & Hendry.

Ward is married to Dawn White Ward of Baker and the couple has three children.

Rick Ward is active as a hunter and fisherman. He and his family regularly attend Bethany World Prayer Center. Ward strongly supports conservative values.

Contact Information:

Hon. Rick Ward, III
Office: 3741 La Hwy 1 S
Port Allen, LA 70767
Campaign Office: (225)344-7000
Campaign email:

Follow Rick –
Twitter @RickWardLA
Facebook @RickWardIII

Legislative Information
Louisiana State Senator (R), District 17
Serving Louisiana and representing the parishes of Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville,
Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, St. Martin, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana

Committee Assignments:
Chairman of Judicial A Committee
Insurance and Natural Resources Committee member

Legislative Assistant: Kim Daigle

Legislative Phone: (225)246-8838

Legislative Fax: (225)246-8839

Legislative email: