Emil Jones

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Emil Jones
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Illinois State Senate District 14
Incumbent
Assumed office
2008
Current term ends
2012
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Website Senate 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

Jones III serves on these committees:


Elections

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).[2]


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

2008

In 2008, Jones collected $34,250 in donations.[3]

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[4].

Personal

Emil is single and resides in Chicago, Illinois.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Illinois Senate District 14
2008–present
Succeeded by
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