Elisabeth Jensen

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Elisabeth Jensen
Elisabeth Jensen.jpg
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Candidate for
U.S. House, Kentucky, District 6
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Associate'sTobe-Coburn School
Campaign website
Elisabeth Jensen is a Democratic candidate for the United States House of Representatives in the 2014 elections. She is running in the 6th Congressional District of Kentucky.[1] She defeated Geoff Young in the Democratic primary on May 20, 2014.[2]


In 1984, Jensen earned her A.A.S. from Tobe-Coburn School in merchandising and buying operations.[3] Following graduation, she pursued a career in manufacturing and marketing.[4]

She currently serves as president and executive director of The Race for Education, a non-profit organization providing financial aid, academic development programs and financial literacy training. She has also served on the Kentucky State Advisory Commission for Exceptional Children since 2011.[5][4]

Jensen has been a Kentucky resident for 14 years.[5]



See also: Kentucky's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

Jensen is running for election to the U.S. House, representing the 6th Congressional District of Kentucky. She defeated Geoff Young in the Democratic primary on May 20, 2014.[2] The general election takes place November 4, 2014. [1]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 6 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngElisabeth Jensen 60.9% 46,727
Geoff Young 39.1% 30,035
Total Votes 76,762
Source: Kentucky State Board of Elections

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Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Jensen's reports.[6]

Elisabeth Jensen (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[7]July 15, 2013$0.00$74,373.94$(6,111.67)$68,262.27
October Quarterly[8]October 16, 2013$68,262.27$51,583.86$(39,908.31)$79,937.82
Year End[9]January 31, 2014$79,937$201,272$(34,622)$246,588
April Quarterly[10]April 15, 2014$244,239$126,249$(104,677)$268,159
Pre-Primary[11]May 7, 2014$268,159$23,069$(63,874)$184,378
July QuarterlyJuly 15, 2014$226,360$162,664$(113,216)$276,311
Running totals


Jensen has a young son.[5]

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