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Emil Jones
Emil Jones, III.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 14
Incumbent
In office
January 2009 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2017
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayMay 16, 1978
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
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

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Committee of the Whole
Licensed Activities and Pensions, Vice-chair

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Health Care Licensing
  • Subcommittee on Special Issues (Licensed Activities)

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jones served on these committees:[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Jones won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 14. He was unopposed in the Democratic Primary on March 20[2][3] and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

Illinois State Senate, District 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEmil Jones Incumbent 100% 82,778
Total Votes 82,778

2008

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).[5]


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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2008

In 2008, Jones collected $34,250 in donations.[6]

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

Scorecards

Illinois Opportunity Project

See also: Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card

The Illinois Opportunity Project, "an independent research and public policy enterprise that promotes legislative solutions in advance of free markets and free minds," annually releases its Legislative Vote Card, grading all members in both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly on the basis of their support of "pro-growth economic policies that increase personal freedom and reign in expansive government."[7][8]

2012

Jones received a score of 0.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the lowest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.[8]

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District 14

Jones III represents Illinois Senate District 14. District 14 includes South Central side of Chicago[9].

Personal

Emil is single and resides in Chicago, Illinois.

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Political offices
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Illinois Senate District 14
2008–present
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