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Alyce Clarke
Alyce Clarke.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives District 69
In office
1985 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2012
Years in position 30
Base salary$10,000 per year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1985
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sAlcorn State University
Office website
Alyce Clarke is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives. She has represented the 69th District since 1985.

Clarke is a nutritionist. She is previously been a professional consultant and worked in insurance. She earned her BS from Alcorn State University and attended the Tuskegee Institute.

Clarke is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alcorn Alumni, Jack & Jill of America, Incorporated, Mississippi Public Health Association, Regional Association of Drug Free Schools and Communities, and the State Parent Teacher Association.[1]

Committee assignments


During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Clarke has been appointed to the following committees:


During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Clarke was appointed to the following committees:



See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Clarke won re-election to District 69 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. She ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged in the November 8 general election. [2]


See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 Clarke was re-elected in District 69, running unopposed after Republican challenger Martin Lyles withdrew[3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 69 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Alyce Clarke (D) 3,139 100.00%

Campaign donors


In 2011, Clarke received $1,650 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Alyce Clarke's campaign in 2011
Anheuser Busch (C/O The Clay Firm)$500
Abbot Laboratories Inc$250
Mississippi Primary Healthcare Association$250
Mississippi Healthcare Association (The Clay Firm)$250
Total Raised in 2011 $1,650
Total Votes received in 2011 3,659
Cost of each vote received $0.45


In 2007, Clarke collected $13,470 in donations.[5]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi Medical Association $1,200
Ameristar Casinos $1,000
Mississippi House Democratic Leadership $1,000
AT&T $700
Bankplus $500



Clarke has been pushing for a sex education bill for 20 years, stating that, since Mississippi has the highest rate of teen births in the country, abstinence-only classes are not working. She has advocated for an opt-in sex education class, where parents have to sign up their students in order to take the class.[6]

Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Post Office Box 1018, Room 119A-NC
Jackson, MS 39215
Phone: 601-359-3096

District Address:
1053 Arbor Vista Boulevard
Jackson, MS 39209
Phone: 662-354-5453 (Home)


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