|Illinois State Senate District 14|
|January 2009 - Present|
|January 12, 2013|
|Years in position||6|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 4, 2008|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Date of birth||May 16, 1978|
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.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jones has been appointed to these committees:
- Committee of the Whole, Illinois Senate
- Energy Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Licensed Activities Committee, Illinois State Senate, Vice Chair
- Redistricting Committee, Illinois State Senate
- State Government & Veterans Affairs Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Subcommittee on Health Care Licensing
- Subcommittee on Special Issues (Licensed Activities)
- Transportation Committee, Illinois State Senate
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jones served on these committees:
- Appropriations I
- Licensed Activities
- State Government and Veterans Affairs.
- See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012
Jones ran for re-election to the 14th District seat in the Illinois State Senate in 2012. He was unopposed in the Democratic Primary on March 20 and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Illinois State Senate, District 14 (2008)|
|Emil Jones (D)||76,090|
|Ray Wardingley (R)||18,929|
In 2008, Jones collected $34,250 in donations.
Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.
|Citizens for Emil Jones Jr.||$20,000|
|Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois||$2,500|
|Southern Wine & Spirits||$1,000|
|Illinois State Bar Association||$1,000|
|AFSCME Illinois Council 31||$1,000|
|Kuplan & Sorosky||$1,000|
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Jones III represents Illinois Senate District 14. District 14 includes South Central side of Chicago.
Emil is single and resides in Chicago, Illinois.
- Biography from the Illinois General Assembly
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Emil Jones on Twitter
- "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009
- Illinois State Board of Elections "Candidate List," December 5, 2011
- Illinois State Board of Elections, "Official 2012 Primary Results"
- Illinois Senate election results for 2008
- Jones Campaign Donors
- "Illinois Chamber of * Commerce Committee, Illinois State Senate, Northeast Illinois Legislative District Maps, July 29, 2009
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