Royce Duplessis

Senator | New Orleans, LA

On December 6th, 2022, Royce Duplessis was sworn in as Louisiana State Senator for District 5. He represented District 93 in the Louisiana House of Representatives following the 2018 election. While serving in the legislature, he has passed commonsense criminal justice reforms, championed legislation to expand access to affordable healthcare, prioritized efforts to allow for paid sick leave, worked to make housing more affordable, fought to enact a living wage, and more. Most recently, Senator Duplessis championed legislation to require universal perinatal mood disorder screening, to end solitary confinement for juveniles, to limit when mugshots can be released to the public, and more.