|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 9|
|2004 - present|
|January 3, 2016|
|Years in position||11|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|First elected||November 4, 2003|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
|Bachelor's||Jackson State University|
|M.D.||Delta State University|
|Date of birth||August 28, 1941|
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. 
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Burnett served on the following committees:
During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Burnett was appointed to the following committees:
- Gaming (Vice-Chair)
- Enrolled Bills
- Judiciary B
- Judiciary En Banc
- Juvenile Justice
- Universities and Colleges
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. 
On November 6, 2007 Burnett won re-election in District 9. She defeated Henry Sonny Nickson, Jr. in the primary election. Burnett ran unopposed in the general election, garnering a total of 4,060 votes.
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 9 (2007)|
|Clara Burnett (D)||4,060||100.00%|
In 2011, Burnett received $1,500 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Clara Burnett's campaign in 2011|
|Total Raised in 2011||$1,500|
|Total Votes received in 2011||5,337|
|Cost of each vote received||$0.28|
In 2007, Burnett collected $2,600 in donations.
Listed below are the largest contributors to her campaign.
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- Office website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Burnett
- Mississippi Secretary of State, 2011 Official Primary Candidate List
- Mississippi 2007 Primary election results
- Mississippi Secretary of State, 2007 election results.
- Follow the Money - 2011 contributions
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