|South Dakota State Senate, District 8|
|December 17, 2013-January 13, 2015|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Appointed||December 17, 2013|
|Appointed by||Gov. Dennis Daugaard|
|Bachelor's||South Dakota State University|
|Master's||Colorado Technical University|
At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Jones served on the following committees:
|South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2014|
|• Commerce and Energy|
The general elections for the office of South Dakota State Senate took place on November 4, 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 25, 2014. Scott Parsley was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Chuck Jones was unopposed in the Republican primary. Parsley defeated Jones in the general election.
|South Dakota State Senate, District 8, General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Chuck Jones Incumbent||48%||4,188|
|Source: South Dakota Secretary of State|
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In 2014, the 89th South Dakota State Legislature was in session from January 14 to March 31.
- South Dakota Right to Life: 2013-2014 Pro-life Legislative Ratings
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In 2013, the 88th South Dakota State Legislature was in session from January 8 to March 25.
- South Dakota Freedom Coalition: South Dakota Freedom Index 2013
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Jones and his wife, Melissa, have two children.
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- www.dakotawarcollege.com, "Gov. Daugaard Appoints Chuck Jones To District 8 Senate Seat," accessed February 11, 2014
- South Dakota Secretary of State, "Primary Election - Official Results," accessed June 4, 2014
- South Dakota Secretary of State, "Official General Election Results - November 4, 2014," accessed November 12, 2014
- South Dakota Secretary of State, "Current Candidates for Primary Election," accessed May 2, 2014
Russel Olson (R)
|South Dakota House of Representatives District 8
| Succeeded by|
Scott Parsley (D)