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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/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 the 9th District. 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:

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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Mississippi House of Representatives District 9
2004–present
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