James Clayborne

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James Clayborne
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Illinois State Senate District 57
Incumbent
Assumed office
1995
Current term ends
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Website Senate website
James Clayborne is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate. Clayborne has served in the Illinois Senate since 1995 and currently serves as the Majority Leader. Clayborne was re-elected in November of 2006 with his term expiring in 2010. Before becoming a Senator, Clayborne was the State's Attorney for St. Clair County and a private practice Attorney.

Clayborne graduated from Tennessee State with his Bachelor's degree and from Miami-Florida Law with his Juris Doctor degree.

Committee assignments

Clayborne serves on these committees:


Elections

2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat James Clayborne won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 57 receiving 76,108 votes.[2]


Illinois State Senate, District 57 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png James Clayborne (D) 76,108


Campaign Donors

2008

In 2008, Clayborne collected $1,055,519 in donations.[3]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Illinois Education Association $50,000
Ameren $35,084
Casino Queen $28,688
AFSCME Illinois Council 31 $20,800
Dynegy Inc. $18,500
Illinois State Dental Society $16,500
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $15,500
Southern Wine & Spirits $15,500
AT&T $14,000
Wood Glen Pavilion $12,500
Bluestar Energy Services $12,500
Nicor Gas $12,035
Comed $12,000
Kings Food Phillips of Illinois Inc. $11,000
Illinois Credit Union League $10,042
Illinois State Medical Society $10,000
Chicago Federation of Labor & Industrial Union Council $10,000
Illinois Realtors Association $8,500
Capitol Care Center $8,500
Illinois Federation of Teachers $8,500


District 57

Haine represents Illinois Senate District 57. District 57 includes the St. Louis Area suburbs in Illinois including Belleville and East St. Louis[4].

Personal

James is married to Stacy Clayborne. They have two children and reside in Belleville, Illinois.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Illinois Senate District 57
1995–present
Succeeded by
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