Cotton Subsidies in Louisiana totaled $2.0 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Congressional Districts in Louisiana Receiving cotton subsidies, 1995-2019‡

Rank District Cotton Subsidies
Pct of
15th District of Louisiana (Rep. Ralph Abraham)$1,775,380,86487.4%87.4%
24th District of Louisiana (Rep. Mike Johnson)$176,431,0088.7%96.1%
36th District of Louisiana (Rep. Garrett Graves)$38,893,5951.9%98.0%
43rd District of Louisiana (Rep. Clay Higgins)$915,2000.0%98.1%
52nd District of Louisiana (Rep. Cedric Richmond)$72,6920.0%98.1%

NOTE: Not all recipients were able to be placed into Congressional Districts so the District total may not total 100%. Nationally 96% of all program monies were designated into a Congressional District

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.


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