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Jessica Turek

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Jessica L. Turek
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Nebraska, District 1
High schoolLincoln High School
Bachelor'sEvergreen State College
Jessica L. Turek was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 1st Congressional District of Nebraska. She was defeated by incumbent Jeff Fortenberry in the May 15, 2012, primary.[1]


Upon graduation from Lincoln High School in 1998, Turek studied at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, until 2003. She is a drummer, guitar player, and businesswoman.[2]



See also: Nebraska's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

Turek ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Nebraska's 1st District. She sought the nomination on the Republican ticket, but she was defeated by incumbent Jeff Fortenberry in the May 15, 2012, primary.[3]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 1 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Fortenberry 86.4% 55,658
Jessica L. Turek 8.2% 5,255
Dennis Parker 5.4% 3,511
Total Votes 64,424

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