Jennifer Fielder

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Jennifer Fielder
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Montana State Senate, District 7
Incumbent
In office
January 7, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 2, 2017
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$82.64/day
Per diem$105.31/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWestern State College of Colorado (1990)
Personal
ProfessionBusiness owner
ReligionChristian
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jennifer Fielder is a Republican member of the Montana State Senate, representing District 7 since January 7, 2013.

Since 1992, Fielder has been the owner of a business specializing in rural revitalization, landscape development, and community enhancement. She worked for seven years in parks and public works administration. In addition to two associate's degrees from Wenatchee Valley College, she has her B.S. from Western State College of Colorado.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Fielder served on the following committees:

Montana Committee Assignments, 2013
Fish and Game
Judiciary
Natural Resources

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

On her website, Fielder outlined her "key goals":[2]

•Spend public funds wisely and eliminate unnecessary taxes, regulations, & bureaucracy

•Protect citizens, families, & private property from government & corporate intrusion

•Foster reliable economic conditions & private sector job opportunities

•Promote responsible management, harvest, & use of natural resources

•Maintain safe food, water, & air for present & future generations

•Advocate cost effective education with local control & parental choice

•Defend lawful hunting, fishing, trapping, and gun rights

•Keep public lands open to the public

Elections

2012

See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2012

Fielder won election in the 2012 election for Montana State Senate, District 7. Fielder defeated Rick Seemann in the June 5 primary election and defeated Mark Sheets (D) and John Marshall (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Montana State Senate, District 7, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJennifer Fielder 56.3% 5,736
     Democratic Mark Sheets 36.1% 3,682
     Libertarian John Marshall 7.6% 779
Total Votes 10,197
Montana State Senate, District 7 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJennifer Fielder 51.8% 1,899
Rick Seemann 48.2% 1,768
Total Votes 3,667

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

Personal

Fielder and her husband, Paul, have two children and five grandchildren. Their free time is largely spent on outdoors activities such as hunting and fishing.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Greg Hinkle (D)
Montana State Senate District 7
2013–present
Succeeded by
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