Tom Jensen

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Tom Jensen
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Kentucky State Senate District 21
Former Member
In office
2005-2013
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Minority Floor Leader, Kentucky House of Representatives
1992-1994
Elections and appointments
Last election2008
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Kentucky House of Representatives
1988-1996
Education
Bachelor'sCumberland College
J.D.Northern Kentucky University, 1978
Personal
BirthdayDecember 29, 1948
Place of birthCincinnati, OH
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Tom Jensen (b. December 29, 1948) is a former Republican member of the Kentucky State Senate, representing District 21 from 2005 to 2013. Jensen is a former delegate at the Republican National Convention. He was Chairman of the Laurel County Republican Party from 1982 to 1984. He served in the Kentucky State House from 1988 to 1996. From 1992 to 1994 he was House Minority Floor Leader. In 1996 he was Chair of the Kentucky Republican Party.

Jensen attended Sue Bennett Junior College. He went on to earn his Bachelor's in Secondary Education from Cumberland College. He then received his J.D. from Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University in 1978.

Jensen is former Legal Counsel for the Republican Caucus of the Kentucky House of Representatives. He has also been an attorney since 1978.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Kentucky State Senate elections, 2012

Jensen ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky State Senate District 21. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 22, 2012, but withdrew before the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Jensen was re-elected to the 21st District Seat in the Kentucky State Senate. He had no opposition.[3] Jensen raised $98,840 for his campaign.[4]

Kentucky State Senate, District 21 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Tom Jensen (R) 29,471 100%

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Jensen collected $98,840 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Jensen, Tom $63,990
Kentucky Optometric Association $1,500
Kentucky Automobile Dealers $1,500
Begley, Charles $1,000

Personal

Jensen and his wife, Nannette, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Albert L. Robinson
Kentucky State Senate District 21
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Albert Robinson (R)
Preceded by
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Kentucky House of Representatives
1989-1996
Succeeded by
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