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Rosalind Jones

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Rosalind Jones
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Louisiana House of Representatives District 17
Former member
In office
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 17, 2007
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
J.D.Southern Law Center, Baton Rouge
Rosalind Jones is a former Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. She represented the 17th District from 2008 to 2012.

Jones is an attorney. She earned her J.D. from the Southern Law Center, Baton Rouge.

She is a member of the Democratic Caucus, Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus, Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus, and Louisiana Rural Caucus.[1]

Committee assignments


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



On May 12, 2011, Jones announced she would not seek re-election.[2]


In 2007, Jones was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. She defeated King Dawson, Eddie Clark, Brenda Shelling, and Zebie Ann Grayson.[3]

Louisiana House of Representatives General Election, District 17 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Rosalind Jones (D) 4,629
King Dawson (D) 1,146
Eddie Clark (D) 1,118
Brenda Shelling (D) 1,018
Zebie Ann Grayson (D) 515

Campaign donors


In 2007, a year in which Jones was up for election, she collected $211,462 in donations.[4]

Her four largest contributors in 2007 were:

Donor Amount
Rosalind Jones $92,600
Louisiana Re Entry $3,000
Crescent River Port Pilots Association $3,000
Josephine S. Webster $2,500

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Preceded by
Louisiana House of Representatives District 17
Succeeded by
Marcus Hunter