|Minnesota State Senate, District 24|
|January 8, 2013 - present|
|January 3, 2017|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Jensen served on the following committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Commerce, Vice-chair|
|• Transportation and Public Safety|
Jensen's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Innovate and Improve Education
- Excerpt:"Education starts with the basics and the sooner kids get on the right track the more successful they will likely be. That’s why I support all day kindergarten and early childhood development. These are long term investments that make for stronger communities."
Strengthen Local Business
- Excerpt:"Local business owners are risk takers who step out to create a product or service. When they are successful they will create jobs. I want to encourage reasonable risk and remove barriers to success."
Inspire Efficiencies in Government
- Excerpt:"As a small business owner, and tri-chair of the city efficiency task force, I know there are many aspects of government which can, and should be run more like a business. Capturing efficiencies where ever possible saves money and encourages faith in the system."
- See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2012
Jensen ran in the 2012 election for Minnesota State Senate District 24. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and defeated Vern Swedin (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Minnesota State Senate, District 24, General Election, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Jensen is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Jensen raised a total of $34,931 during that time period. This information was last updated on December 20, 2013.
|Vicki Jensen's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Minnesota Senate, District 24||$34,931|
|Grand Total Raised||$34,931|
2012Jensen won election to the Minnesota State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Jensen raised a total of $34,931.
|Minnesota State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Vicki Jensen's campaign in 2012|
|3rd Senate District Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party New||$2,000|
|Waseca County Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party||$1,500|
|Laborers District Council of Minnesota & North Dakota||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$34,931|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Taxpayers League of Minnesota
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- Office website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- "vickijensen," Official Campaign Website
- Minnesota Secretary of State "2012 State General Election Candidate Filings," accessed June 25, 2012
- Minnesota Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- Follow the Money, "Jensen, Vicki," accessed December 20, 2013
- Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecards," accessed September 27, 2013
- Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecard, 2013," accessed September 27, 2013
Julie Rosen (R)
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