|Montana State Senate, District 7|
|January 7, 2013 - present|
|January 2, 2017|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Bachelor's||Western State College of Colorado, 1990|
Fielder earned two associate's degrees from Wenatchee Valley College and her B.S. from Western State College of Colorado. Her professional experience including working as the owner of a business specializing in rural revitalization, landscape development and community enhancement; and in parks and public works administration.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Fielder served on the following committees:
|Montana Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Fish and Game|
|• Natural Resources|
Fielder's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
•Spend public funds wisely and eliminate unnecessary taxes, regulations, & bureaucracy
•Protect citizens, families, & private property from government & corporate intrusion
•Foster reliable economic conditions & private sector job opportunities
•Promote responsible management, harvest, & use of natural resources
•Maintain safe food, water, & air for present & future generations
•Advocate cost effective education with local control & parental choice
•Defend lawful hunting, fishing, trapping, and gun rights
•Keep public lands open to the public
- See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2012
Fielder won election in the 2012 election for Montana State Senate, District 7. Fielder defeated Rick Seemann in the June 5 primary election and defeated Mark Sheets (D) and John Marshall (L) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Montana State Senate, District 7, General Election, 2012|
|Montana State Senate, District 7 Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Fielder is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Fielder raised a total of $19,669 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 17, 2013.
|Jennifer Fielder's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Montana Senate, District 7||$19,669|
|Grand Total Raised||$19,669|
2012Fielder won election to the Montana State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Fielder raised a total of $19,669.
|Montana State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jennifer Fielder's campaign in 2012|
|National Right to Work Committee||$640|
|Missoula County Republican Central Committee||$500|
|Mineral County Republican Central Committee||$500|
|Priest, Jason S.||$320|
|Total Raised in 2012||$19,669|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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In 2013, the Legislature was in session from January 7 to April 27.
- Montana Conservation Voters: 2013 State Legislative Scorecard
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- MEA-MFT: 2013 Legislature
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Fielder and her husband, Paul, have two children and five grandchildren.
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- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Committee to Elect Jennifer Fielder for Senate District 7, "My Qualifications," accessed October 9, 2012
- Committee to Elect Jennifer Fielder for Senate District 7, "My Key Goals," accessed October 9, 2012
- Montana Secretary of State, "2012 Legislative General Election Canvass," accessed February 13, 2014
- Montana Secretary of State, "2012 Legislative Primary Election Canvass," accessed February 13, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Fielder, Jennifer," accessed August 17, 2013
- Montana Conservation Voters, "2013 State Legislative Scorecard," accessed August 30, 2014
Greg Hinkle (D)
|Montana State Senate District 7
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