Earl Jaques, Jr.

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Earl Jaques, Jr.
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Delaware House of Representatives District 27
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$42,750/year
Per diem$7,334 annual expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sColumbia Southern University
Military service
Service/branchColonel, Delaware Air National Guard
Personal
BirthdayOctober 5, 1947
Place of birthMenominee, MI
ProfessionLegislator
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Earl G. Jaques, Jr. (b. October 5, 1947) is a Democratic member of the Delaware House of Representatives, representing District 27. He was first elected in 2008.

Biography

Jaques earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Columbia Southern University and graduated from the United States Air Force War College. He served as a Colonel in the Delaware Air National Guard.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Jaques served on the following committees:

Delaware Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Health & Human Development
Labor
Transportation/Land Use and Infrastructure
Veterans Affairs, Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jaques served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jaques served on these committees:

Issues

Jaques's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 29 - "stays the provisions of New Castle County’s workforce housing ordinance for six (6) months in order to allow the General Assembly to carefully study and address any issues created by the ordinance."
  • HB 30 - "increases the Voluntary School Assessment fee paid by developers to more accurately reflect current school construction costs"
  • HB 245 - "updates obsolete language and procedures, revises procedures to make the conduct of elections more effective and efficient, and removes conflicting provisions"

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Elections

2012

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2012

Jaques ran in the 2012 election for Delaware House of Representatives District 27. Jaques ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 11, 2012 and is unchallenged in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 27, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEarl Jaques Incumbent 100% 8,581
Total Votes 8,581

2010

See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2010

Jaques won re-election to the 27th District Seat in 2010. He defeated Jay Galloway (R) in the November 2, 2010 general election.[2]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 27
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Earl Jaques, Jr. (D) 4,654 64.9%
Jay Galloway (R) 2,513 35.1%

Jaques faced James Maravelias in the September 14 primary, winning by a margin of 781-434.[3]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 27 - Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Earl Jacques, Jr. 781 64.3%
James Maravelias 434 35.7%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Jaques won election to the Delaware House of Representatives from Delaware's 27th District. Jaques received 4,708 votes in the election, defeating Vincent Lofink (R and WFP), who received 4,662 votes, and James Spencer (Independent Party of Delaware), who received 293 votes.[4] Jaques raised $24,332 for his campaign while Lofink raised $38,273 and Spencer raised $1,947.

Delaware House of Representatives, District 27
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Earl Jaques, Jr. (D) 4,708 48.7%
Vincent Lofink (R) 4,662 48.3%
James Spencer (I) 293 3.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Jaques is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Jaques raised a total of $80,197 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 19, 2013.[5]

Earl Jaques, Jr.'s Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Delaware State House, District 27 Won $18,025
2010 Delaware State House, District 27 Won $37,840
2008 Delaware State House, District 27 Won $24,332
Grand Total Raised $80,197

2012

Jaques won re-election to the Delaware House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Jaques raised a total of $18,025.
Delaware House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Earl Jaques, Jr.'s campaign in 2012
Jp Morgan Chase & Co$600
Brewer, Kristin J$600
Heisler Jr, Jerome S (Jerry)$600
Delaware Racing Association$600
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 782$600
Total Raised in 2012$18,025
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Jaques raised $37,840 in contributions. [6]

His five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Earl G. Jaques Jr. $1,820
Delaware Education Association $1,200
Key, Patricia B $1,000
Boese, James K $1,000
Delaware Stonewall Democratic Club $1,000

2008

Below are Jaques's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[7]

Contributor 2008 total
New Castle County Democratic $1,350
DE Democratic Party $1,350
Earl G Jaques, Jr $1,000
Progressive Dems for DE $600
DE Assoc of Realtors $600

Personal

Jacques is a member of a number of organizations, including the Bear/Glasgow Council of Civic Organization, Route 7 and 40 Alliance, American Legion - Stahl Post #30, Delaware Retired Officers Association and the National Guard Association of the United States.[8]

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Political offices
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Delaware House District 27
2008–present
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