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|Name = Alyce Clarke
 
|Name = Alyce Clarke
 
|Profile picture = Alyce Clarke.jpg
 
|Profile picture = Alyce Clarke.jpg
|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives District 69
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 69
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
|Tenure = 1985 - Present
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|Tenure = 1985 - present
|Term ends = January 3, 2012
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|Term ends = January 3, 2016
 
|Assumed office = 1985
 
|Assumed office = 1985
 
|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
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|Base salary = $10,000 per year
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|Base salary = $10,000/year
 
|Per diem = $109/day
 
|Per diem = $109/day
 
|Pension =
 
|Pension =
|Last election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007|November 6, 2007]]
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|Last election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
 
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|First elected = 1985
 
|First elected = 1985
 
|Term limits =  
 
|Term limits =  
|Next election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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|Next election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2015|November 3, 2015]]
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Alyce Clarke''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  She has represented the 69th District since 1985.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Alyce G. Clarke''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 69.  She was first elected to the chamber in 1983.
  
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.
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==Biography==
 
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Clarke earned her B.S. from Alcorn State University and attended the Tuskegee Institute. Her professional experience includes working as a nutritionist and professional consultant, and in insurance.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3660 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Clarke]</ref>
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.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3660 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Clarke]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2012-2013===
 
===2012-2013===
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Clarke has been appointed to the following committees:
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Clarke served on the following committees:
* [[Appropriations Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Appropriations]]
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* [[Education Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Education]], Vice-Chair
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Committee2 = Education
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|Chair2 = Vice Chair
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|Committee3 = Interstate Cooperation
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|Committee4 = Tourism
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|Committee5 = Youth and Family Affairs
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}}
  
 
===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Clarke was appointed to the following committees:
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Clarke served on the following committees:
* [[Ethics Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Ethics]] (Chair)
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* [[Education Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Education]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Judiciary B Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Judiciary B]]
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|Collapse=Yes
* [[Judiciary En Banc Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Judiciary En Banc]]
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|State = Mississippi
* [[Juvenile Justice Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Juvenile Justice]]
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|year = 2010
* [[PEER Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|PEER]]
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
* [[Universities and Colleges Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Universities and Colleges]]
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|Committee1 = Ethics
* [[Ways and Means Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Ways and Means]]
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Education
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|Committee3 = Judiciary B
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|Committee4 = Judiciary En Banc
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|Committee5 = Juvenile Justice
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|Committee6 = PEER
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|Committee7 = Universities and Colleges
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|Committee8 = Ways and Means
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Sex education===
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Clarke has been pushing for a sex education bill for over 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.<ref>[http://www.myfoxmemphis.com/dpp/news/mississippi/mississippi-lawmaker-fights-for-expanded-sex-education-rpt-20110919 ''My FOX Memphis,'' "Mississippi Lawmaker Fights for Expanded Sex Education," September 19, 2011]</ref>
  
==Elections==
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==Election history==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
 
:: ''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<ref>http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp</ref>
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On November 6, 2007 Clarke was re-elected in District 69, running unopposed after Republican challenger Martin Lyles withdrew<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', 2007 election results.]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Clarke received $1,650 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MS&y=2011&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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{{slp donor box 2011
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|Chamber = Mississippi House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 1650
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|total votes = 3659
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|org1 = Anheuser Busch (C/O The Clay Firm)
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|org2 = Abbot Laboratories Inc
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|org3 = Mississippi Primary Healthcare Association
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|org4 = Mississippi Healthcare Association (The Clay Firm)
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|org5 = AT&T
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|orgdonor1 = 500
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|orgdonor2 = 250
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|orgdonor3 = 250
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|orgdonor4 = 250
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|orgdonor5 = 200
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|}}
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===2007===
 
===2007===
In 2007, Clarke collected $13,470 in donations.<ref> http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94557</ref>
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In 2007, Clarke collected $13,470 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94557 ''Follow the Money'', 2007 contributions to Alyce Clarke.]</ref>
  
 
Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.
 
Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.
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==Issues==
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==Personal==
===Legislation===
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Clarke has been a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alcorn Alumni, Jack & Jill of America, Mississippi Public Health Association, Regional Association of Drug Free Schools and Communities, and the State Parent Teacher Association.<ref name=vs/>
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.<ref>[http://www.myfoxmemphis.com/dpp/news/mississippi/mississippi-lawmaker-fights-for-expanded-sex-education-rpt-20110919 ''My FOX Memphis,'' "Mississippi Lawmaker Fights for Expanded Sex Education," September 19, 2011]</ref>
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==Contact Information==
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Capitol Address:<br>
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Post Office Box 1018, Room 119A-NC<br>
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Jackson, MS 39215<br>
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Phone: 601-359-3096<br>
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District Address:<br>
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1053 Arbor Vista Boulevard<br>
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Jackson, MS 39209<br>
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Phone: 662-354-5453  (Home)<br>
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Email:<br>
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aclarke@house.ms.gov
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/clarke.xml Office website]
* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/clarke.xml Mississippi House Member Page]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3660 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3660 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3660 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3660 Biography from Project Vote Smart]

Revision as of 15:19, 22 October 2013

Alyce Clarke
Alyce Clarke.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 69
Incumbent
In office
1985 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 29
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1985
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sAlcorn State University
Personal
ProfessionNutritionist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Alyce G. Clarke is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 69. She was first elected to the chamber in 1983.

Biography

Clarke earned her B.S. from Alcorn State University and attended the Tuskegee Institute. Her professional experience includes working as a nutritionist and professional consultant, and in insurance.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Clarke served on the following committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
Education, Vice Chair
Interstate Cooperation
Tourism
Youth and Family Affairs

2010-2011

During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Clarke served on the following committees:

Issues

Sex education

Clarke has been pushing for a sex education bill for over 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.[2]

Election history

2011

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. [3]

2007

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[4]

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

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Clarke received $1,650 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

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
AT&T$200
Total Raised in 2011 $1,650
Total Votes received in 2011 3,659
Cost of each vote received $0.45

2007

In 2007, Clarke collected $13,470 in donations.[6]

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

Personal

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

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Mississippi House of Representatives District 69
1985–present
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