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Leadership = Vice-Chair, Gaming Committee |
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Office website = http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/burnett.xml |
Base salary = $10,000 per year |
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Revision as of 17:29, 17 August 2011

Clara Burnett
Clara Burnett.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives District 9
In office
2004 - present
Term ends
January 10, 2012
Vice-Chair, Gaming Committee
{{{Years leadership}}}
Base salary$10,000 per year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 4, 2003
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sJackson State University
Master'sDelta State University Birthday = August 28, 1941
ProfessionFuneral director
Office website
Clara Burnett (b. August 28, 1941) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives. She has represented the 9th District since 2004.

Burnett is a funeral director and previously worked as a teacher. She earned her MS from Delta State and BS from Jackson State University.[1]

Committee assignments

Burnett currently serves on the following committees:



See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

Burnett is running in the 2011 election for Mississippi House of Representatives District 9. She ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011. No Republican candidates filed to run for election. The general election takes place on November 8, 2011. [2]


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 X (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Clara Burnett (D) 4,060 100.00%

Campaign donors


In 2007, Burnett collected $2,600 in donations.[5]

Listed below are the largest contributors to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Unitemized Contributions $2,600

Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215

District Address:
Post Office Box 469
Tunica, MS 38676
Phone: 662-363-2531               662-363-2531                     662-363-2531       (Business)
Phone: 662-363-1730 (Home)


External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mississippi House of Representatives District 9
Succeeded by