Jenn McClellan

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Jenn McClellan
Jennifer McClellan.jpg
Virginia House of Delegates District 71
In office
2006 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2014
Years in position 9
Base salary$17,640/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected2005
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Richmond
J.D.University of Virginia Law School, 1997
Date of birth12/28/1972
Place of birthPetersburg, VA
Office website
Campaign website
Jennifer L. McClellan is a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 71 since 2006.

An attorney by trade, McClellan currently works as Program Director for the Oliver Hill/Samuel Tucker Prelaw Institute.[1] She earned her B.A. from the University of Richmond in 1994 and her J.D. from the University of Virginia Law School in 1997.

Committee assignments


In the 2012-2013 session, McClellan served on the following committees:


In the 2010-2011 session, McClellan served on the following committees:

  • HB 1980 Family life education; right of parents to review certain materials.
  • HB 2489 Assault and battery; penalty when against family or household member.
  • HB 2600 Transportation-disadvantaged persons; requires State to develop plans and programs to assist.[2]



See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

McClellan is running for re-election in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 71. McClellan ran unopposed in the June 11th Democratic Primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, McClellan won re-election to District 71 of the Virginia House of Delegates. She was uncontested in the August 23 primary and ran unopposed in the November 8 general election.[3]


See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2009

In 2009, McClellan was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. [4]

Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jean McClellan (D) 11,628
Silver Persinger (I) 2,406


Campaign themes

On her official website McClellan states, "My top priorities as your Delegate are supporting our public schools through better pay for our teachers, smaller class sizes for our children, and increased school construction and renovation funding, helping small businesses thrive in the Virginia economy, and ensuring our public safety officials have the tools and training they need to keep Virginians safe."[5]

Delegate McClellan on Abraham Lincoln

Campaign donors


In 2011, McClellan received $119,174 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jenn McClellan's campaign in 2011
Virginia Democratic Party$13,448
Allen Allen Allen & Allen$4,000
Virginia Bankers Association$3,500
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association$3,000
Total Raised in 2011 $119,174


The top 5 donors to McClellan's 2009 campaign:[7]

Contributor 2009 total
Dominion $10,674
Democratic Party of Virginia $6,271
Virginia Bankers Association $5,000
Virginia Legislative Black Caucus $5,000
Allen Allen Allen and Allen $4,500

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