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|Name = Clara Burnett
 
|Name = Clara Burnett
 
|Profile picture = Clara Burnett.jpg
 
|Profile picture = Clara Burnett.jpg
|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives District 9
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 9
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
|Tenure = 2004 - Present
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|Tenure = 2004 - present
|Term ends = January 3, 2012
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|Term ends = January 3, 2016
 
|Assumed office = 2004
 
|Assumed office = 2004
 
|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
|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 = November 4, 2003
 
|First elected = November 4, 2003
 
|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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|Birthday = August 28, 1941
 
|Place of birth =
 
|Place of birth =
 
|Profession = Funeral director
 
|Profession = Funeral director
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}}{{tnr}}'''Clara Burnett''' (b. August 28, 1941) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  She has represented the 9th District since 2004.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Clara Burnett''' (b. August 28, 1941) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 9.  She was first elected to the chamber in 2003.
  
Burnett is a funeral director and previously worked as a teacher.  She earned her MS from Delta State and BS from Jackson State University.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=40062 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Burnett]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Burnett earned her B.S. from Jackson State University and M.S. from Delta State University. Her professional experience includes working as a funeral director and teacher.  <ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=40062 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Burnett]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2012-2013===
 
===2012-2013===
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Burnett has been appointed to the following committees:
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Burnett served on the following committees:
* [[Education Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Education]]
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* [[Gaming Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Gaming]], Vice-Chair
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Tourism Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Tourism]]
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|State = Mississippi
* [[Universities and Colleges Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Universities and Colleges]]
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|year = 2012
* [[Youth and Family Affairs Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Youth and Family Affairs]]
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Education
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|Committee2 = Gaming
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|Chair2 = Vice Chair
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|Committee3 = Tourism
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|Committee4 = Universities and Colleges
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|Committee5 = Youth and Family Affairs
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}}
  
 
===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Burnett was appointed to the following committees:
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Burnett served on the following committees:
* [[Gaming Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Gaming]] (Vice-Chair)
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* [[Education Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Education]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Enrolled Bills Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Enrolled Bills]]
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* [[Judiciary B Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Judiciary B]]
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|State = Mississippi
* [[Judiciary En Banc Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Judiciary En Banc]]
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|year = 2010
* [[Juvenile Justice Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Juvenile Justice]]
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
* [[Tourism Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Tourism]]
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|Committee1 = Gaming
* [[Universities and Colleges Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Universities and Colleges]]
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|Chair1 = Vice Chair
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|Committee2 = Education
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|Committee3 = Enrolled Bills
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|Committee4 = Judiciary B
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|Committee5 = Judiciary En Banc
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|Committee6 = Juvenile Justice
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|Committee7 = Tourism
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|Committee8 = Universities and Colleges
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}}
  
==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 Burnett won re-election in District 9. She defeated Henry Sonny Nickson, Jr. in the primary election.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/PrimaryCert/Democratic.asp Mississippi 2007 Primary election results]</ref>  Burnett ran unopposed in the general election, garnering a total of 4,060 votes.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp]</ref>
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On November 6, 2007 Burnett won re-election in District 9. She defeated Henry Sonny Nickson, Jr. in the primary election.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/PrimaryCert/Democratic.asp Mississippi 2007 Primary election results]</ref>  Burnett ran unopposed in the general election, garnering a total of 4,060 votes.<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, Burnett received $1,500 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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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 1500
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|total votes = 5337
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|orgdonor1 = 1,500
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===2007===
 
===2007===
In 2007, Burnett collected $2,600 in donations.<ref> http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94538</ref>
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In 2007, Burnett collected $2,600 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94538 ''Follow the Money'', 2007 contributions to Clara Burnett.]</ref>
  
 
Listed below are the largest contributors to her campaign.
 
Listed below are the largest contributors to her campaign.
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==Contact Information==
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==Recent news==
 
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Capitol Address:<br>
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Post Office Box 1018<br>
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Jackson, MS 39215<br>
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District Address:<br>
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Post Office Box 469<br>
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Tunica, MS 38676<br>
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Phone: 662-363-2531                662-363-2531                      662-363-2531       (Business)<br>
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Phone: 662-363-1730 (Home)<br>
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Email:<br>
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cburnett@house.ms.gov
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/burnett.xml Office website]
* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/burnett.xml Mississippi House Member Page]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=40062 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=40062 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=40062 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=40062 Biography from Project Vote Smart]

Revision as of 00:49, 8 June 2013

Clara Burnett
Clara Burnett.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 9
Incumbent
In office
2004 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 10
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 4, 2003
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sJackson State University
M.D.Delta State University
Personal
BirthdayAugust 28, 1941
ProfessionFuneral director
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Clara Burnett (b. August 28, 1941) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 9. She was first elected to the chamber in 2003.

Biography

Burnett earned her B.S. from Jackson State University and M.S. from Delta State University. Her professional experience includes working as a funeral director and teacher. [1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Education
Gaming, Vice Chair
Tourism
Universities and Colleges
Youth and Family Affairs

2010-2011

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

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Burnett won re-election to District 9 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. She ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged the November 8 general election. [2]

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 Burnett won re-election in District 9. She defeated Henry Sonny Nickson, Jr. in the primary election.[3] Burnett ran unopposed in the general election, garnering a total of 4,060 votes.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 9 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent


Clara Burnett (D) 4,060 100.00%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Burnett received $1,500 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

2007

In 2007, Burnett collected $2,600 in donations.[6]

Listed below are the largest contributors to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Unitemized Contributions $2,600

Recent news

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