|North Carolina State Senate District 4|
|2007 - 2012|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|North Carolina House of Representatives|
|2005 – 2007|
Jones was the former Mayor/Chief of Police for Enfield. He was appointed the North Carolina State House in April of 2005. He served in that position until January of 2007, when he was appointed to the North Carolina State Senate.
Jones was State Trooper for the State of North Carolina.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jones served on these committees:
- Appropriations/Base Budget
- Judiciary II
- Mental Health & Youth Services
- Redistricting Committee
- State and Local Government
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jones served on these committees:
- Appropriations/Base Budget Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Education/Higher Education Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Judiciary II Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Mental Health & Youth Services Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Rules and Operations of the Senate Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- State and Local Government Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Ways & Means Committee, North Carolina State Senate
|North Carolina State Senate, District 4, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Ed Jones Incumbent||72.3%||63,666|
|Republican||Warren Scott Nail||27.7%||24,363|
Jones defeated Democratic primary challenger James Ferguson on May 4, 2010. Jones won re-election to the North Carolina State Senate District 4, defeating Rich Halbert (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.
|North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 4 (2010)|
|Ed Jones (D)||29,169||62.55%|
|Rich Halbert (R)||17,464||37.45%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Jones collected $53,824 in donations.
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ed Jones's campaign in 2010|
|Butterfield For Congress||$3,000|
|North Carolina Hospital Association||$2,500|
|North Carolina Advocates For Justice||$2,250|
|North Carolina Farm Bureau||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$53,824|
In 2008, Jones collected $33,208 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|G B Ragsdale||$1,000|
Jones and his wife Mary Ann have two children.
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- Late Sen. Ed Jones recalled by NC General Assembly - WRAL.com
- The School Board has its work cut out for it - Beaufort Observer - Beaufort Observer
- Late Sen. Jones honored at state house - South Hill Enterprise
- Arne Duncan Announces No Child Left Behind Waivers For 3 More States ... - Huffington Post
- Big questions await Charlotte's next mayor - Charlotte Observer
- University of Massachusetts Lowell Class of 2013 - The Sun
- Modern day downtown traces roots to the Urban Renewal Project - New Bern Sun Journal
- Billionaires Unchained - BillMoyers.com (blog)
- Commencement speakers know they face a tough task - Springfield News-Leader
- ADVISORY CNN Wire Outlook - CNN International
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- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- Senator Jones State Surge
|North Carolina State Senate District 4
| Succeeded by|
Angela R. Bryant (D)