|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 69|
|1985 - present|
|January 3, 2016|
|Years in position||29|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
|Bachelor's||Alcorn State University|
Clarke earned her B.S. from Alcorn State University and attended the Tuskegee Institute. Her professional experience includes working as a nutritionist and professional consultant, and in insurance.
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Clarke served on the following committees:
|Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Education, Vice Chair|
|• Interstate Cooperation|
|• Youth and Family Affairs|
During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Clarke served on the following committees:
|Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010|
|• Ethics, Chair|
|• Judiciary B|
|• Judiciary En Banc|
|• Juvenile Justice|
|• Universities and Colleges|
|• Ways and Means|
Clarke has been pushing for a sex education bill for over 20 years, stating that since Mississippi has the highest rate of teen births in the country, abstinence-only classes are not working. She has advocated for an opt-in sex education class, where parents have to sign up their students in order to take the class.
On November 8, 2011, Clarke won re-election to District 69 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. She ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged in the November 8 general election.
On November 6, 2007, Clarke was re-elected in District 69, running unopposed after Republican challenger Martin Lyles withdrew
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 69 (2007)|
|Alyce Clarke (D)||3,139||100.00%|
In 2011, Clarke received $1,650 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Alyce Clarke's campaign in 2011|
|Anheuser Busch (C/O The Clay Firm)||$500|
|Abbot Laboratories Inc||$250|
|Mississippi Primary Healthcare Association||$250|
|Mississippi Healthcare Association (The Clay Firm)||$250|
|Total Raised in 2011||$1,650|
|Total Votes received in 2011||3,659|
|Cost of each vote received||$0.45|
In 2007, Clarke collected $13,470 in donations.
Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.
|Mississippi Medical Association||$1,200|
|Mississippi House Democratic Leadership||$1,000|
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In 2014, the Legislature was in session from January 7 through April 2.
- Business and Industry Political Education Committee: Legislator "Business and Jobs" Report Card
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Clarke has been a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alcorn Alumni, Jack & Jill of America, Mississippi Public Health Association, Regional Association of Drug Free Schools and Communities, and the State Parent Teacher Association.
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- Profile from Open States
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003, 1999
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Clarke
- My FOX Memphis, "Mississippi Lawmaker Fights for Expanded Sex Education," September 19, 2011
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "2011 Primary Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "Official 2011 General Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "2007 Statewide Elections," accessed February 14, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Mississippi 2011 - Candidates," accessed February 13, 2014
- Follow the Money, 2007 contributions to Alyce Clarke
- StateScape, "Session Schedules," accessed July 29, 2014
- Business and Industry Political Education Committee, "Legislator 'Business & Jobs' Report Card - 2014 Legislative Session," accessed August 30, 2014
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