Jennifer Petersen

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Jennifer Petersen
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Former candidate for
Scottsdale City Council
PartyNonpartisan
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Scottsdale Unified School District
President
Scottsdale Unified School District
Board Member
Websites
Campaign website
Jennifer Petersen was a 2014 candidate for the Scottsdale, Arizona City Council. She ran unsuccessfully for District 23 of the Arizona House of Representatives in 2012 as a Republican.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

On her campaign website, Petersen highlighted the following issues:[1]

  • Focus on job creation and business growth
  • Reduce the tax burden
  • Demand accountability and transparency of government
  • Generate positive headlines and success for Scottsdale

Elections

2014

The city of Scottsdale, Arizona held nonpartisan elections for city council on November 4, 2014. A primary election was held on August 26, 2014. Three of the six council seats were up for election. Because no candidate received a majority of the total votes in the primary election, the top six candidates proceeded to the general election. Incumbent Linda Milhaven and candidates Kathy Littlefield and David N. Smith defeated incumbent Dennis Robbins, Cindy Hill and Jennifer Petersen.[2][3][4]

Scottsdale City Council General Election, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLinda Milhaven Incumbent 17.8% 27,866
Green check mark transparent.pngKathy Littlefield 16.8% 26,352
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid N. Smith 16.9% 26,359
Dennis Robbins Incumbent 16.8% 26,298
Cindy Hill 15.1% 23,564
Jennifer Petersen 16.6% 25,964
Total Votes 156,403
Source: City of Scottsdale Official 2014 Election Results
Scottsdale City Council Primary Election, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLinda Milhaven Incumbent 16.1% 17,224
Green check mark transparent.pngJennifer Petersen 14% 15,040
Green check mark transparent.pngDennis Robbins Incumbent 14% 14,976
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid N. Smith 13.8% 14,830
Green check mark transparent.pngKathy Littlefield 13.2% 14,152
Green check mark transparent.pngCindy Hill 10.3% 11,007
Bill Crawford 9.4% 10,105
Michael Auerbach 9.1% 9,758
Total Votes 107,092
Source: City of Scottsdale Official 2014 Election Results

2012

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2012

Petersen ran in the 2012 election for Arizona House of Representatives District 23. She was defeated by incumbents John Kavanagh and Michelle Ugenti in the Republican primary on August 28, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 23 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Kavanagh Incumbent 41.3% 20,922
Green check mark transparent.pngMichelle Ugenti Incumbent 35.7% 18,106
Jennifer Petersen 23% 11,672
Total Votes 50,700

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