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Cleo FieldsDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 14
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Cleo Fields (born November 22, 1962) is an American attorney and politician who serves in the Louisiana Senate. He represented Louisiana's 4th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1993 to 1997 and ran unsuccessfully for governor of Louisiana in 1995. He serves as a state senator for Louisiana's 14th State Senate district, a position he held twice before. Fields is a member of the Democratic Party. Fields was born in Port Allen, Louisiana, and received his undergraduate and law degrees from Southern University in Baton Rouge. In 1980, he founded the fundraising group Young Adults for Positive Action and in 1987 he was elected to the Louisiana Senate. He ran for Congress in 1990 and was defeated but was re-elected to the State Senate for the 14th district in 1991. Fields was elected to represent Louisiana's 4th congressional district in the House of Representatives in 1992 and re-elected in 1994. He ran for governor in 1995, coming second in the jungle primary and then losing in a landslide to Mike Foster. He did not run for re-election to the House in 1996 and his seat was taken by Republican John Cooksey.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Southern University
Juris Doctor
McKinley Senior High School
Southern University Law Center
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Louisiana State Senate
2020 - Current
United States House of Representatives
1992 - 1996
General Counsel
Rainbow/Push Board of Trustees
The Fields Law Firm, Limited Liability Company
1998 - Current
Law Clerk
East Baton Rouge Parish Attorney's Office
Law Clerk
East Baton Rouge Parish City Prosecutor's Office
Cleo Live
Cleo Fields and Associates, present
Other Experience1 - 6 of 6
Board of Trustees Co-Chair
College Students for the State-Wide Voter Registration/Education March
Louisiana Leadership Institute
Young Adults for Positive Education
Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church
Legislative Black Caucus
2000 - 2001