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Sam Jones

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Sam Jones
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Louisiana House Of Representatives District 50
Incumbent
In office
2008-Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$16,800/year
Per diem$6,000/year for expenses; $149/day per diem
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 19, 2011
First electedNovember 17, 2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Personal
ProfessionReal Estate/Investments
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Sam Jones is a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, representing District 50. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Biography

Jones' professional experience includes working as a real estate investor and contractor.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Jones served on the following committees:

Elections

2011

See also: Louisiana House of Representatives elections, 2011

On October 22, 2011, Jones won re-election to District 61 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the October 22 primary election, assuring his re-election.

2007

In 2007, Jones was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. He defeated Allen McElory.[1]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 50 (2007)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Sam Jones (D) 4,110
Allen McElory (D) 3,604

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Jones received $87,108 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[2]

2007

In 2007, a year in which Jones was up for election, he collected $93,371 in donations.[3]

His four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Kathleen Blanco Campaign Fund $5,000
Louisiana Association of Educators $3,500
Crescent River Port Pilots Association $2,750
Sara A. Roberts $2,500

Personal

Jones is a member of the Acadiana Delegation, Democratic Caucus, and the Louisiana Rural Caucus.[4]

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Preceded by
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 50
2008–present
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