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  name                = Eugene Clarke |
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  |Name = Eugene Clarke
  political position  = Mississippi State Senate District 22 |
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  |Profile picture = Eugene Clarke.jpg
  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  |Position = Mississippi State Senate, District 22
  assumed office     = 2003 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends          = 2010 |
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|Tenure = 2004 - present
  political party    = [[Republican]] |
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  |Term ends = January 3, 2016
  profession          = Attorney |
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|Assumed office = 2004
  website            = [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/senate/clarke.xml Senate website] |
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|Political party = Republican
   
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}}{{tnr}}'''Eugene Clarke''' (b. April 4, 1956) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi State Senate]], representing the 22nd Senatorial District.
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|Last election = [[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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{{tnr}}'''Eugene Clarke''' (b. April 4, 1956) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi State Senate]], representing District 22.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2003.
  
===Education===
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Clarke was a member of the Washington County Board of Education from 1987 to 1991.  He has also been a member of the Washington County Republican Executive Committee.
  
Clarke earned his BS from Mississippi State University in 1978.
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==Biography==
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Clarke earned his B.S. from Mississippi State University in 1978.  His professional experience includes working as a Staff Accountant, CPA, and Partner in Clarke, Bradley, Wicks and Baker.
  
===Professional experience===
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==Committee assignments==
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===2012-2013===
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Clarke served on the following committees:
  
Clarke was a Staff Accountant for Clarke, Bradley, Wicks and Baker from 1979 to 1983.  He has been a Certified Public Accountant for the same firm since then.  He has also worked as Partner for Clarke, Bradley, Wicks and Baker from 1983 to the present.
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency
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|Committee3 = Agriculture
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|Committee4 = Congressional Redistricting
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|Committee5 = Economic Development
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|Committee6 = Housing
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|Committee7 = Insurance
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|Committee8 = Judiciary, Division A
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|Committee9 = Legislative Budget
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|Committee10 = Legislative Reapportionment
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|Committee11 = Ports and Marine Resources
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}}
  
===Political experience===
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===2010-2011===
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In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Clarke served on these committees:
  
Clarke was a member of the Washington County Board of Education from 1987 to 1991.  He has also been a member of the Washington County Republican Executive Committee from 1992 to the present.  He joined the Mississippi State Senate in 2003 and has served in that position since.  He represents the 22nd district.
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2010
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Economic Development
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|Committee3 = Fees, Salaries and Administration
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|Committee4 = Finance
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|Committee5 = Housing
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|Committee6 = Insurance
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|Committee7 = Ports and Marine Resources
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|Committee8 = Public Health and Welfare
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}}
  
==Committee assignments==
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==Issues==
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2012/01/mitt-romney-announces-support-mississippi-lt-governor-reeves-and-other-leaders ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Mississippi Lt. Governor Reeves and Other Leaders," January 20, 2012]</ref>
  
* [[Agriculture Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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==Election history==
* [[Economic Development Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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===2011===
* [[Fees, Salaries and Administration Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011]]''
* [[Finance Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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* [[Housing Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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* [[Insurance Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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* [[Ports and Marine Resources Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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* [[Public Health and Welfare Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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==Elections==
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Clarke wonr re-election to the [[Mississippi State Senate|Mississippi Senate]] District 22.  He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011. [[George Hollowell]] defeated [[Mala Brooks]] in the Democratic primary. Clarke defeated Hollowell in the general election on November 8, 2011. <ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/home/tab1/2011%20Mississippi%20House%20and%20Senate%20Candidates.pdf ''Mississippi Department of State,'' 2011 Official State Senate Candidate List]</ref>
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{{Election box 2011
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|Chamber= Mississippi State Senate, District 22 General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|party2= Democrat
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|winner1 = Eugene Clarke
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|Inc1 = Y
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|votes1 = 7032
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|candidate2 = George Hollowell
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|votes2 = 6021
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}}
  
 
===2007===
 
===2007===
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2007]]''
  
 
On November 6, 2007, Eugene Clarke ran for District 22 of the [[Mississippi State Senate]], beating Sandra Hill. <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Results/State%20Senate%20%28Multi-County%20Districts%29.pdf ''Mississippi State Senate official election results for 2007'']</ref>
 
On November 6, 2007, Eugene Clarke ran for District 22 of the [[Mississippi State Senate]], beating Sandra Hill. <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Results/State%20Senate%20%28Multi-County%20Districts%29.pdf ''Mississippi State Senate official election results for 2007'']</ref>
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Clarke received $197,708 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MS&y=2011&f=S&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
  
===2009===
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{{slp donor box 2011
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|Chamber = Mississippi State Senate
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 197708
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|total votes = 7032
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|org1 = Mississippi Medical Association
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|org2 = Nichols, John
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|org3 = Mississippi Health Care Association
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|org4 = Miss Republican Party
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|org5 = Mississippi Physicians Association
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|orgdonor1 = 15,000
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|orgdonor2 = 10,000
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|orgdonor3 = 8,500
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|orgdonor4 = 5,000
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|orgdonor5 = 5,000
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|}}
  
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===2009===
 
In 2009 Eugene Clarke collected $21,050 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114123 2009 contributors to Eugene Clarke]</ref>
 
In 2009 Eugene Clarke collected $21,050 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114123 2009 contributors to Eugene Clarke]</ref>
  
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
 
Clarke and his wife, Paula, have three children.
 
Clarke and his wife, Paula, have three children.
  
==Contact Information==
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==Recent news==
 
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Post Office Box 1018, Room 405 D<br>
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Jackson, MS 39215-1018<br>
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District Address:<br>
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Post Office Box 373<br>
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Hollandale, MS 38748<br>
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Phone: 662-827-7261 (Business)<br>
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Phone: 662-827-5685 (Home)<br>
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Fax: 662-827-7264
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Email:<br>
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bclarke@senate.ms.gov
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/senate/clarke.xml Office website]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=40015 Legislative profile on Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=40015 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114123 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94558 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77919 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17594 2003]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/buckclarke Facebook profile]
  
* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/senate/clarke.xml Mississippi Senator Page]
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==References==
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=40015 Biography on Project Vote]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114123 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94558 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77919 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17594 2003]
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Revision as of 09:26, 8 June 2013

Eugene Clarke
Eugene Clarke.jpg
Mississippi State Senate, District 22
Incumbent
In office
2004 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 10
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected2003
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMississippi State University
Personal
BirthdayApril 4, 1956
Place of birthGreenville Air Force Base, Mississippi
ProfessionCertified Public Accountant
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Eugene Clarke (b. April 4, 1956) is a Republican member of the Mississippi State Senate, representing District 22. He was first elected to the chamber in 2003.

Clarke was a member of the Washington County Board of Education from 1987 to 1991. He has also been a member of the Washington County Republican Executive Committee.

Biography

Clarke earned his B.S. from Mississippi State University in 1978. His professional experience includes working as a Staff Accountant, CPA, and Partner in Clarke, Bradley, Wicks and Baker.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Clarke served on the following committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations, Chair
Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency
Agriculture
Congressional Redistricting
Economic Development
Housing
Insurance
Judiciary, Division A
Legislative Budget
Legislative Reapportionment
Ports and Marine Resources

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Clarke served on these committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010
Agriculture
Economic Development
Fees, Salaries and Administration
Finance
Housing
Insurance
Ports and Marine Resources
Public Health and Welfare

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Eugene Clarke endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011

Clarke wonr re-election to the Mississippi Senate District 22. He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011. George Hollowell defeated Mala Brooks in the Democratic primary. Clarke defeated Hollowell in the general election on November 8, 2011. [2]

Mississippi State Senate, District 22 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEugene Clarke Incumbent 53.9% 7,032
     Democrat George Hollowell 46.1% 6,021
Total Votes 13,053

2007

See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Eugene Clarke ran for District 22 of the Mississippi State Senate, beating Sandra Hill. [3]

Eugene Clarke raised $68,050 for his campaign.[4]

Mississippi Senate, District 22
Candidates Votes Percent
Eugene Clarke (R) 7,266 58.7%
Sandra Hill (D) 5,116 41.3%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Clarke received $197,708 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Mississippi State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Eugene Clarke's campaign in 2011
Mississippi Medical Association$15,000
Nichols, John$10,000
Mississippi Health Care Association$8,500
Miss Republican Party$5,000
Mississippi Physicians Association$5,000
Total Raised in 2011 $197,708
Total Votes received in 2011 7,032
Cost of each vote received $28.12

2009

In 2009 Eugene Clarke collected $21,050 in donations. [6]

His four largest contributors in 2009 were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Senate PAC $1,500
PCI Political Account $1,000
Altria $1,000
Anheuser-Busch $1,000

Personal

Clarke and his wife, Paula, have three children.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Eugene + Clarke + Mississippi + Senate

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