|Rhode Island State Senate District 15|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
McBurney is an attorney as well as president of McBurney Law Services, Incorporated.
McBurney earned his B.A. from the University of Rhode Island in 1972. He went on to receive his J.D. from Suffolk University in 1977.
While a member of the Rhode Island State Senate, McBurney served on the following committees:
McBurney ran for re-election in District 15. He faced Donna Nesselbush in the September 14 Democratic primary, and the eventual Democratic nominee faced independent Marc Doughty in the November 2 general election.
McBurney raised $40,908 during the 2008 election cycle.
His major contributors are listed below.
|Rhode Island Laborers||$1,000|
|John McBurney, Jr.||$1,000|
|Senate Democrats 2006 of Rhode Island||$1,000|
|Rhode Island Troopers Association||$1,000|
McBurney and his wife Cheryle have seven children.
|Rhode Island State Senate District 15
| Succeeded by|
Donna Nesselbush (D)