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Clara Burnett

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Clara Burnett
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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 per 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
ProfessionFuneral director
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
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

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

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

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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)

Email:
cburnett@house.ms.gov

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Preceded by
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 9
2004–present
Succeeded by
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