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  name                = Emil Jones |
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  |Name =Emil Jones
  political position  = Illinois State Senate District 14 |
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  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  |Position = Illinois State Senate District 14
  assumed office      = 2008 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends           = 2012 |
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  |Tenure =January 2009 - Present
  political party     = [[Democratic]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 11, 2017]]
  profession          = Legislator |
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  |Assumed office =2009
  website             = [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=96&MemberID=1554 Official website] |
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}}{{tnr}}'''Emil Jones, III''' is a [[Democratic Party (United States)|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.
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|Personal website = http://twitter.com/Senator14 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.  
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Jones' professional experience includes working as Administrator of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.  
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Jones served on the following committees:
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|Committee1 = Committee of the Whole
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|Committee2 = Licensed Activities and Pensions
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|Committee3 = Local Government
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|Chair3 = Chair
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|Committee4 = Revenue
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|Committee5 = Transportation
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Jones III serves on these committees:
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jones served on these committees:
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|Chair3 = Vice Chair
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|Committee2 = Energy
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|Committee3 = Licensed Activities
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|Committee4 = Redistricting
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|Committee5 = State Government & Veterans Affairs
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|Committee6 = Transportation
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* [[Appropriations I Committee, Illinois Senate|Appropriations I]]
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===2009-2010===
* [[Commerce Committee, Illinois Senate|Cpmmerce]]
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jones served on these committees:<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/default.asp "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009]</ref>
* [[Energy Committee, Illinois Senate|Energy]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Labor Committee, Illinois Senate|Labor]]
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* [[Licensed Activities Committee, Illinois Senate|Licensed Activities]]
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* [[State Government and Veterans Affairs Committee, Illinois Senate|State Government and Veterans Affairs]]<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/default.asp "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009]</ref>.
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|Committee2 = Commerce
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==District 14==
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==Elections==
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===2012===
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::''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
Jones III represents Illinois Senate District 14. District 14 includes South Central side of Chicago<ref>[http://www.ilchamber.org/Chamber_PAC/District_maps/legislative_dist_neil.pdf "Illinois Chamber of Commerce, Northeast Illinois Legislative District Maps, July 29, 2009]</ref>.   
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Jones won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] District 14. He was unopposed in the Democratic Primary on March 20<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'' "Candidate List," December 5, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GPOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois State Board of Elections,'' "Official 2012 Primary Results"]</ref> and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GEOfficialVote.pdf Illinois State Board of Elections, “Official Vote - November 6, 2012 General Election,” accessed December 31, 2012]</ref>
  
==Personal==
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Emil is single and resides in Chicago, Illinois.
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===2008===
  
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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).<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IL&y=2008 ''Illinois Senate election results for 2008'']</ref>
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| colspan="2" | '''{{won}} [[Emil Jones]] (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''76,090'''
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| colspan="2" | Ray Wardingley (R)
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| align="right" | 18,929
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==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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===2008===
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In 2008, Jones collected $34,250 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=112604|2008 Jones Campaign Donors]</ref>
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Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.
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| Citizens for Emil Jones Jr.
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| Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
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| align="right" | $2,500
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| AT&T
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| Southern Wine & Spirits
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| Illinois State Bar Association
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| AFSCME Illinois Council 31
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| Kuplan & Sorosky
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| Lester McKeever
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==Scorecards==
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===Illinois Opportunity Project===
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::''See also: [[Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card]]''
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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."<ref>[https://illinoisopportunity.org/the-project/ Illinois Opportunity Project, "The Project," accessed February 21, 2013]</ref><ref name="IOP">[http://illinoisopportunity.org/votecard/ Illinois Opportunity Project, Legislative Vote Card home page, accessed February 21, 2013]</ref>
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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.<ref name="IOP"/>
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=96&MemberID=1554 Biography from the Illinois General Assembly]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=110860 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1753 Biography from the Illinois General Assembly]
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=112604 2008]
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{{Polinfobox

|Project = SLP
|Name =Emil Jones
|Profile picture =Emil Jones, III.jpg
|Position = Illinois State Senate District 14
|Status = Incumbent
|Tenure =January 2009 - Present
|Term ends = January 11, 2017
|Assumed office =2009
|Political party =Democratic |Party dot = Democratic Party
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|Base salary = $67,836/year
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|First elected = November 4, 2008
|Term limits = 
|Next election = November 8, 2016
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|Birthday =May 16, 1978
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|Office website =http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1753
|Campaign website = 
|Personal website = http://twitter.com/Senator14  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' professional experience includes working as 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
Local Government, Chair
Revenue
Transportation

2011-2012

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

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]

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Emil + Jones + Illinois + Senate

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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