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Ray Jones

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Ray Jones
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Kentucky State Senate District 31
Incumbent
In office
2001-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2017
Years in position 13
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$188.22/day
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sEastern Kentucky University, 1991
J.D.University of Louisville School of Law, 1994
Personal
BirthdayOctober 6, 1969
Place of birthWhitesburg, KY
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Ray Jones (b. October 6, 1969) is a Democratic member of the Kentucky State Senate, representing District 31. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000. He served as Chairman of the Kentucky Senate Democratic Campaign Committee from 2001 to 2002 and was a Presidential Elector for Kentucky's 5th Congressional District in 2005.

Jones earned his B.A. from Eastern Kentucky University in 1991 and his J.D. from the University of Louisville School of Law in 1994. His professional experience includes working as an attorney for the following firms: Assistant Pike County Attorney from 1994 to 1995, Gary C. Johnson, PSC, from 1995 to 1998, Vanover, Hall & Bartley, PSC, from 1998 to 2000, and Jones & Friend, PSC, from 2000 to the present.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Jones served on the following committees:

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations and Revenue
Judiciary
Natural Resources and Energy
Transportation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jones served on the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Kentucky State Senate elections, 2012

Jones won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky State Senate District 31. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [1][2]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Jones was re-elected to the 31st District Seat in the Kentucky State Senate with no opposition.[3] Jones raised $13,909 for his campaign.[4]

Kentucky State Senate, District 31 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent


Ray Jones (D) 24,814 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Jones is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Jones raised a total of $1,074,691 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 11, 2013.[5]

Ray Jones's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State Senate, District 31 Won $77,959
2010 Kentucky State Senate, District 31 Not up for election $100
2008 Kentucky State Senate, District 31 Won $13,909
2006 Kentucky State Senate, District 31 Not up for election $1,000
2004 Kentucky State Senate, District 31 Won $344,276
2002 Kentucky State Senate, District 31 Not up for election $500
2000 Kentucky State Senate, District 31 Won $636,947
Grand Total Raised $1,074,691

2012

Jones won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Jones raised a total of $77,959.

2008

Jones won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Jones raised a total of $13,909.

2004

Jones won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Jones raised a total of $344,276.

2000

Jones won election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Jones raised a total of $636,947.

Personal

Jones has a wife, Paula.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Gary C. Johnson
Kentucky State Senate District 31
2001–present
Succeeded by
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