is an American politician from the U.S. state of Georgia. Jones was chief executive officer of DeKalb County, Georgia, from 2001 until 2009. He was a member of the Georgia House of Representatives from 1993 to 2001, and he unsuccessfully ran for the U.S. Senate in 2008. After unsuccessful runs for the U.S. House of Representatives (2010) and DeKalb County Sheriff (2014), Jones returned to the Georgia House in 2016. In April 2020, Jones announced his endorsement of President Donald Trump for re-election and said he would resign. However, one day after the announcement, Jones withdrew his resignation, saying "I will not not let the Democrats bully me into submission", and announced that he would stay in office and complete his term.