Evan Jenne

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Evan Jenne
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Florida House of Representatives, District 99
Incumbent
In office
November 18, 2014 - Present
Term ends
November 14, 2016
Years in position 0
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$29,697/year
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 4, 2014
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Florida House of Representatives
District 100
2006-2012
Education
Bachelor'sFlorida State University (1999)
Master'sFlorida State University (2002)
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 4, 1977
Place of birthHollywood, Florida
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
ReligionEpiscopal
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Evan Jenne is a Democratic member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 99. He was first elected to the chamber in 2014. He previously served in the chamber, representing District 100 from 2006 to 2012 and serving as Democratic Whip from 2006-2008.

Biography

Jenne's professional experience includes working as a banker. He is a member of the Child Net Advisory Board, Dania Beach Chamber of Commerce, Davie/Cooper City Chamber of Commerce, Florida Ocean Science Institute Board, Optimist Club of Cooper City and is National Co-Chairman of State Legislators Against Illegal Guns.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jenne served on these committees:

  • Economic Affairs
  • Select Committee on Water Policy
  • Subcommittee on Insurance and Banking
  • Subcommittee on Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations
  • Subcommittee on Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations, Ranking Minority Member

2009-2010

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

Issues

Jenne did not provide answers to the Florida State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[2]

Jenne's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 19 - "Public K-12 Educational Instruction: Deletes provisions that require schools to teach abstinence from sexual activity outside of marriage as the expected standard for all school-age students as part of instruction in human sexuality."
  • HB 715 - "Citizens Property Insurance Corporation: Revises plan of operation requirements for basic personal lines policy forms to specify no limitations on replacement costs or coverage amounts for specified dwellings."
  • HB 727 - "Public Records and Meetings/Firefighter Complaints: Provides exemption from public records requirements for disciplinary complaint filed against firefighter & related investigative records"

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Elections

2014

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Florida House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 26, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 20, 2014. Evan Jenne was unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.[3][4]

2012

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2012

Jenne filed to run in the 2012 election for Florida House of Representatives District 100, but did not appear on the primary ballot.[5]

2010

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2010

Jenne ran for re-election to the 100th District seat in 2010. He did not have any opposition in the August 24 primary. Jenne defeated Edward Bender (NPA) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[6]

Florida House of Representatives, District 100
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Evan Jenne (D) 18,946 65.8%
Edward Bender (NPA) 9,861 34.2%

2008

In 2008, Jenne won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 100th District. Jenne ran unopposed in the general election. He raised $132,434 for his campaign.[7]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Jenne raised $116,931 in contributions.[8]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Hospital Corp Of America $2,000
Florida Association Of Realtors $2,000
Southern Gardens Citrus Holding Corp $2,000
AT&T $1,500

2008

Below are Jenne's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[9]

Contributor 2008 total
Hospital Corporation of America $2,000
American Marketing & Management $1,500
AT&T $1,500
Port Everglades Pilots Assoc $1,000
Ronald Book Government Consultants $1,000

Scorecards

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Political offices
Preceded by
Elaine Schwartz (D)
Florida House of Representatives District 99
2014–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Florida House of Representatives District 100
2006–2012
Succeeded by
Joseph A. Gibbons (D)