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Jones is running for re-election to the 14th District seat in the [[Illinois State Senate]] in [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|2012]]. He is unopposed in the Democratic Primary on March 20, 2012.<ref>[ ''Illinois State Board of Elections'' "Candidate List," December 5, 2011]</ref>
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Emil Jones
Emil Jones, III.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 14
In office
January 2009 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2013
Years in position 6
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$132/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Date of birthMay 16, 1978
Office website
Personal website
Emil Jones, III is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate. Jones was first elected to the Illinois Senate in 2008 with his term expiring in 2012. Jones III is the grandson of former Senate President Emil Jones II who retired in 2008.

Jones attended Chicago State and Robert Morris College. Before becoming a Senator, Jones III was the Former Administrator of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jones has been appointed to these committees:


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



See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Jones is running for re-election to the 14th District seat in the Illinois State Senate in 2012. He is unopposed in the Democratic Primary on March 20, 2012.[2]


On November 4, 2008, Democrat Emil Jones won the election for the Illinois State Senate District 14 receiving 76,090 votes, ahead of Republican Ray Wardingley (18,929 votes).[3]

Illinois State Senate, District 14 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Emil Jones (D) 76,090
Ray Wardingley (R) 18,929

Campaign donors


In 2008, Jones collected $34,250 in donations.[4]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Citizens for Emil Jones Jr. $20,000
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $2,500
AT&T $1,500
Southern Wine & Spirits $1,000
Illinois State Bar Association $1,000
AFSCME Illinois Council 31 $1,000
Kuplan & Sorosky $1,000
Lester McKeever $1,000

District 14

Jones III represents Illinois Senate District 14. District 14 includes South Central side of Chicago[5].


Emil is single and resides in Chicago, Illinois.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Illinois Senate District 14
Succeeded by