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Eugene Clarke
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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
Birthday04/04/1956
Place of birthGreenville Air Force Base, MS
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Eugene Clarke (b. April 4, 1956) is a Republican member of the Mississippi State Senate, representing the 22nd Senatorial District.

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 2004 and has served in that position since. He represents the 22nd district.

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.

Clarke earned his BS from Mississippi State University in 1978.

Committee assignments

2010-2011

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

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]

Elections

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]

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

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Personal

Clarke and his wife, Paula, have three children.

Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Post Office Box 1018, Room 405 D
Jackson, MS 39215-1018
Phone: 601-359-3172               601-359-3172                     601-359-3172      

District Address:
Post Office Box 373
Hollandale, MS 38748
Phone: 662-827-7261 (Business)
Phone: 662-827-5685 (Home)
Fax: 662-827-7264

Email:
bclarke@senate.ms.gov

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Mississippi State Senate District 22
2004–present
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