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Eugene Clarke

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Eugene Clarke
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Mississippi State Senate, District 22
Incumbent
In office
2004 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 10
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected2003
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMississippi State University
Personal
BirthdayApril 4, 1956
Place of birthGreenville Air Force Base, Mississippi
ProfessionCertified Public Accountant
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Eugene S. Clarke (b. April 4, 1956) is a Republican member of the Mississippi State Senate, representing District 22. He was first elected to the chamber in 2003.

Clarke was a member of the Washington County Board of Education from 1987 to 1991. He has also been a member of the Washington County Republican Executive Committee.

Biography

Clarke earned his B.S. from Mississippi State University in 1978. His professional experience includes working as a Staff Accountant, CPA, and Partner in Clarke, Bradley, Wicks and Baker.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Clarke served on the following committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations, Chair
Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency
Agriculture
Congressional Redistricting
Economic Development
Housing
Insurance
Judiciary, Division A
Legislative Budget
Legislative Reapportionment
Ports and Marine Resources

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Clarke served on these committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010
Agriculture
Economic Development
Fees, Salaries and Administration
Finance
Housing
Insurance
Ports and Marine Resources
Public Health and Welfare

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Eugene Clarke endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011

Clarke wonr re-election to the Mississippi Senate District 22. He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011. George Hollowell defeated Mala Brooks in the Democratic primary. Clarke defeated Hollowell in the general election on November 8, 2011.[2]

Mississippi State Senate, District 22 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEugene Clarke Incumbent 53.9% 7,032
     Democratic George Hollowell 46.1% 6,021
Total Votes 13,053

2007

See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Eugene Clarke ran for District 22 of the Mississippi State Senate, beating Sandra Hill.[3]

Eugene Clarke raised $68,050 for his campaign.[4]

Mississippi Senate, District 22
Candidates Votes Percent
Eugene Clarke (R) 7,266 58.7%
Sandra Hill (D) 5,116 41.3%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Clarke received $197,708 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Mississippi State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Eugene Clarke's campaign in 2011
Mississippi Medical Association$15,000
Nichols, John$10,000
Mississippi Healthcare Association$8,500
Miss Republican Party$5,000
Mississippi Physicians Association$5,000
Total Raised in 2011 $197,708
Total Votes received in 2011 7,032
Cost of each vote received $28.12

2009

In 2009 Eugene Clarke collected $21,050 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2009 were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Senate PAC $1,500
PCI Political Account $1,000
Altria $1,000
Anheuser-Busch $1,000

Personal

Clarke and his wife, Paula, have three children.

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Preceded by
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Mississippi State Senate District 22
2004–present
Succeeded by
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