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  |Name =John Jones
political position  = Illinois State Senate District 54 |
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  |Position = Illinois State Senate District 54
  assumed office      = 2003 |
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term ends = January 12, 2013 |
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  |Tenure =2003 - Present
  political party     = [[Republican]] |
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 12, 2013]]
  profession          = Legislator |
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|Assumed office =2003
  website             = [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1689 Senate website] |
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  |Political party =Republican
}}{{tnr}}'''John Jones''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]]. Jones has served in the Illinois Senate since 2003 and was re-elected in November of 2006 with his term expiring in 2010.  He is currently an [[State Senate Assistant Minority Leader|Assistant Minority Leader]] in the Illinois Senate.  Jones also served in the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] from 1995 to 2003.
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|Base salary = $67,836/year
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|Last election = November 4, 2008
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|Next election = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Birthday =October 8, 1940
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{{tnr}}'''John Jones''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]]. Jones has served in the Illinois Senate since 2003 and was re-elected in November of 2006 with his term expiring in 2010.  He is currently an [[State Senate Assistant Minority Leader|Assistant Minority Leader]] in the Illinois Senate.  Jones also served in the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] from 1995 to 2003.
  
 
Jones graduated with his High School Diploma from Mount Vernon Township High School in 1958.  Jones is a retired trucking company owner.
 
Jones graduated with his High School Diploma from Mount Vernon Township High School in 1958.  Jones is a retired trucking company owner.
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98724 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79772 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=71056 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=7386 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30470 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30112 1998], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=29716 1996]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98724 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79772 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=71056 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=7386 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30470 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30112 1998], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=29716 1996]
 
* [http://www.statesurge.com/members/177205-john-o-jones-illinois Sen. Jones on State Surge]
 
* [http://www.statesurge.com/members/177205-john-o-jones-illinois Sen. Jones on State Surge]
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dan-Rutherford/104696265020 John Jones on Facebook]
 
  
 
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Revision as of 22:20, 18 October 2011

John Jones
John O. Jones.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 54
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2013
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$132/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2008
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Illinois House of Representatives
1995 – 2003
Education
High schoolMount Vernon Township High School (1958)
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of service1959 – 1963
Personal
BirthdayOctober 8, 1940
Place of birthBroughton, Illinois
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
John Jones is a Republican member of the Illinois State Senate. Jones has served in the Illinois Senate since 2003 and was re-elected in November of 2006 with his term expiring in 2010. He is currently an Assistant Minority Leader in the Illinois Senate. Jones also served in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1995 to 2003.

Jones graduated with his High School Diploma from Mount Vernon Township High School in 1958. Jones is a retired trucking company owner.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jones has been appointed to these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jones served on these committees:

Elections

2012

Jones is planning to run for re-election in the new 58th senate district after redistricting moved him out of his current district. He will face incumbent David Luechtefeld in the Republican primary.[2]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican John Jones won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 54 receiving 63,944 votes, ahead of Republican Henry Kijonka (27,337 votes).[3]


Illinois State Senate, District 54 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Jones (R) 63,944
Henry Kijonka (D) 27,337

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, Jones collected $206,931 in donations.[4]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Illinois Educations Association $31,653
Illinois State Medical Society $15,077
Campbell Funeral Home $9,225
Wood Energy Inc. $6,500
Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois $6,000
Illinois Federation of Teachers $5,000
Illinois Health Care Association $5,000
Central Illinois Public Service Co. $3,000
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $3,000
Illinois State Dental Society $2,750
AFSCME Illinois Council 31 $2,500
Caterpillar $2,000
Consumer Lending Alliance $2,000
Altria $2,000
Walgreens $1,950
Illinois Realtors Association $1,950
AT&T $1,820
Debbie Hopgood $1,800
Reynolds American $1,500
Illinois Credit Union League $1,500


District 54

Jones represents Illinois Senate District 54. District 54 includes the South Central Portion of Illinois including Carbondale where Southern Illinois University is located[5].

Personal

John is married to Mimi Jones. They have two children and reside in Mount Vernon, Illinois.

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Political offices
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Illinois Senate District 54
2003–present
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