Kelly Jackson

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Kelly Jackson
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Candidate for
Kansas House of Representatives District 28
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sGeorgetown University
J.D.University of Iowa
Military service
Service/branchArmy
Personal
ProfessionLawyer
Websites
(timed out) Campaign website
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Kelly Jackson was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 28 of the Kansas House of Representatives.

Jackson currently works as a private practice lawyer specializing in contract law and mediation. She served in the United States Army in a Bomb Squad.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

Jackson's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

On Economic Opportunities and Growth

  • Excerpt: "As the recession starts to turn around we need to continue on a path toward prosperity and ensure job and business opportunities for all Kansans."

For The Best Public Schools in the Nation

  • Excerpt: "Ensure that our excellent public schools receive adequate funding and that our children continue to receive the knowledge and tools necessary to become active, productive citizens of the 21st century."

On Cheap Energy and a Clean Environment

  • Excerpt: "Kansas is the second windiest state in the country. We need to harness that potential to produce clean energy, which in turn will create new jobs."

For A Better Healthcare System for Everyone

  • Excerpt: "Find ways to reduce the cost of health care to make it more accessible and affordable for all Kansans, while paying special attention to the needs of our seniors and our children."

On Keeping Our Moral Covenant

  • Excerpt: "Defend the most vulnerable of our population by funding necessary social services that are vital to so many disabled Kansans and ensure they receive the care, treatment, and dignity they deserve."

Elections

2012

See also: Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2012

Jackson ran for election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 28. She ran unopposed in the August 7 primary and was defeated by Jerry Lunn (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Kansas House of Representatives, District 28, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Lunn 57.2% 6,328
     Democratic Kelly Jackson 42.8% 4,742
Total Votes 11,070

Personal

Jackson and her husband Rob have three children.[1]

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