|Illinois State Senate District 54|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
Jones graduated with his High School Diploma from Mount Vernon Township High School in 1958. Jones is a retired trucking company owner.
Rutherford serves on these committees:
- Agriculture and Conservation Ranking Republican Member
- State Government and Veterans Affairs .
In 2008, Jones collected $206,931 in donations.
Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.
|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|
|Consumer Lending Alliance||$2,000|
|Illinois Realtors Association||$1,950|
|Illinois Credit Union League||$1,500|
Jones represents Illinois Senate District 54. District 54 includes the South Central Portion of Illinois including Carbondale where Southern Illinois University is located.
John is married to Mimi Jones. They have two children and reside in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
- Biography from the Illinois General Assembly
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996
- Sen. Jones's website
- Sen. Jones on State Surge
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