Rodney Lyons
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Rodney Lyons
Rodney S. Lyons Sr.
Louisiana State Representative for
District 87 (Jefferson Parish)

January 2016
Ebony Woodruff
Personal details
BornDecember 1962
New Orleans, La.
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceHarvey, Jefferson Parish
Louisiana, USA
OccupationRetired parish employee

Rodney S. Lyons Sr. (born December 1962)[1] is a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives for District 87 in Jefferson Parish in suburban New Orleans, Louisiana. In January 2016, he succeeded Democrat Ebony Woodruff, whom he unseated in the primary election held on October 24, 2015. Lyons polled 2,883 votes (58.6 percent) to Woodruff's 2,034 (41.4 percent) in a low-turnout contest. [2]

Lyons is a retired supervisor with the Jefferson Parish Streets Department. He formerly coached high school and youth league basketball. He is a former president of the Woodmere Civic Association, an organization of homeowners in the largest subdivision in Louisiana. Lyons calls himself "a quick study" who has "the pulse of the community at my fingertips."[3] He resides in Harvey.[4]


  1. ^ "Rodney Lyons, December 1962". Louisiana Secretary of State. Retrieved 2015.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Results for Election Date: 10/24/2015". Louisiana Secretary of State. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ "Lyons beats Woodruff in race for House District 87 seat". The New Orleans Advocate. October 24, 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ "Rodney Lyons in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana". Retrieved 2015.

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