Janine Hansen

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Janine Hansen
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Former candidate for
U.S. House, Nevada, District 2
PartyIndependent American
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sBrigham Young University
Place of birthSparks, Nevada
ProfessionExecutive director, Independent American Party of Nevada
Campaign website
Janine Hansen was a 2014 Independent American candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of Nevada.[1] Hansen was defeated by incumbent Mark Amodei (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.[2]

Hansen was previously a 2012 Independent American candidate for District 19 of the Nevada State Senate.


Campaign themes


Hansen ran opposed to illegal immigration and raising the Elko County gas tax. Her economic policy included cutting individual, business and gas taxes along with ending deficit spending and "sound money."[3]



See also: Nevada's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

Hansen ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Nevada's 2nd District. Hansen was defeated by incumbent Mark Amodei (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.[2]

U.S. House, Nevada District 2 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Amodei Incumbent 65.7% 122,402
     Democratic Kristen Spees 27.9% 52,016
     Independent American Janine Hansen 6.3% 11,792
Total Votes 186,210
Source: Nevada Secretary of State


See also: Nevada State Senate elections, 2012

Hansen ran in the 2012 election for Nevada State Senate, District 19. Hansen ran unopposed in the June 12 primary election and was defeated by Peter Goicoechea (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6][7]

Nevada State Senate, District 19, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPete Goicoechea 57% 25,287
     Democratic Harley Kulkin 23.5% 10,427
     Independent American Janine Hansen 19.5% 8,675
Total Votes 44,389

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