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'''Alyce Clarke''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing the 69th District since 1985.
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|Name = Alyce Clarke
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 69
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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.
  
==Background==
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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>
  
==Contact Information==
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==Committee assignments==
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===2012-2013===
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Clarke served on the following committees:
  
Capitol Address:<br>
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{{Committee Assignments
Post Office Box 1018, Room 119A-NC<br>
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|State = Mississippi
Jackson, MS 39215<br>
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|year = 2012
Phone: 601-359-3096<br>
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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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}}
  
District Address:<br>
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===2010-2011===
1053 Arbor Vista Boulevard<br>
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Clarke served on the following committees:
Jackson, MS 39209<br>
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Phone: 662-354-5453 (Home)<br>
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Email:<br>
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{{Committee Assignments
aclarke@house.ms.gov
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2010
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Ethics
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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>
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==Election history==
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===2011===
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
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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. <ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/home/tab1/2011%20Mississippi%20House%20and%20Senate%20Candidates.pdf ''Mississippi Secretary of State,'' 2011 Official Primary Candidate List]</ref>
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===2007===
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
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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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  office = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 69 (2007)
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|-
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| colspan="2" | '''Alyce Clarke (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''3,139'''
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| align="center" | '''100.00%'''
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|}
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==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===
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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>
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Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.
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| [[Mississippi Medical Association]]
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| align="right" | $1,200
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| Ameristar Casinos
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| align="right" | $1,000
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| Mississippi House Democratic Leadership
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| align="right" | $1,000
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| AT&T
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| align="right" | $700
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| Bankplus
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| align="right" | $500
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|}
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==Personal==
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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/>
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/clarke.xml Office website]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3660 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3660 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114004 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94557 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77918 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17593 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=38079 1999]
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==References==
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/clarke.xml Mississippi House Member Page]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3660 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114004 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94557 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77918 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17593 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=38079 1999]
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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]

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]

External links

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Mississippi House of Representatives District 69
1985–present
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