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Seelig earned her B.A. in English from the University of Louisville.  She went on to receive her MPA from the University of Utah.  She was then a PhD Candidate in Political Science from the University of Utah.
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Seelig earned her B.A. in English from the University of Louisville.  She went on to receive her M.P.A. from the University of Utah.  She was then a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science from the University of Utah.
  
Seelig is a Communication and Legislative Policy Analyst for the Utah League of Cities and Towns. She has been the Associate Director of Governmental Relations for 1-800 CONTACTS since 2003.
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Seelig is a Communication and Legislative Policy Analyst for the Utah League of Cities and Towns. She has been the Associate Director of Governmental Relations for 1-800 CONTACTS since 2003.
  
 
Seelig was a Policy and Research Analyst for the Salt Lake City Council from 1995 to 2000.  She then worked for the Salt Lake City Mayor from 2000 to 2001.
 
Seelig was a Policy and Research Analyst for the Salt Lake City Council from 1995 to 2000.  She then worked for the Salt Lake City Mayor from 2000 to 2001.
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "'''Jennifer + Seelig + Utah + House'''"
 
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Jennifer Seelig
Jennifer Seelig.jpg
Utah House of Representatives District 23
Incumbent
In office
2006 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 8
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
State House Minority Leader
2013 - present
Compensation
Base salary$117/day
Per diem$96/day (lodging)
$61/day (meals)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Appointed2006
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Louisville
Master'sUniversity of Utah
Personal
ProfessionAssociate Director of Governmental Relations, 1-800 CONTACTS
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jennifer M. "Jen" Seelig is the Democratic Minority Leader of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 23. She was first appointed to the chamber in 2006. She has served as State House Minority Leader since 2013. She previously served as Minority Whip.

Biography

Seelig earned her B.A. in English from the University of Louisville. She went on to receive her M.P.A. from the University of Utah. She was then a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science from the University of Utah.

Seelig is a Communication and Legislative Policy Analyst for the Utah League of Cities and Towns. She has been the Associate Director of Governmental Relations for 1-800 CONTACTS since 2003.

Seelig was a Policy and Research Analyst for the Salt Lake City Council from 1995 to 2000. She then worked for the Salt Lake City Mayor from 2000 to 2001.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Utah Committee Assignments, 2013
Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
Political Subdivisions
Legislative Management
Rural Development Legislative Liaison

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Seelig served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Seelig served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012

Seelig won re-election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 23. Seelig was unopposed in the June 26 Democratic primary and defeated Richard D M Barnes (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012. [1]

Utah House of Representatives, District 23, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJennifer Seelig Incumbent 68.9% 5,109
     Republican Richard Barnes 31.1% 2,302
Total Votes 7,411

2010

On November 2, 2010 Seelig won election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 23[2].

Utah House of Representatives, District 23 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jennifer Seelig (D) 2,766
Richard D M Barnes (R) 1,277
Mark T. Sweet (L) 167

2008

On November 4, 2008, Seelig won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 23, defeating opponent Gordon Storrs (R).[3]

Seelig raised $36,855 for her campaign while Storrs raised $8,901 .[4]

Utah State House of Representatives, District 23 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jennifer Seelig (D) 4,340
Gordon Storrs (R) 2,050

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Seelig is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Seelig raised a total of $138,780 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 14, 2013.[5]

Jennifer Seelig's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Utah State House, District 23 Won $44,547
2010 Utah State House, District 23 Won $30,925
2008 Utah State House, District 23 Won $36,855
2006 Utah State House, District 23 Won $26,453
Grand Total Raised $138,780

2012

Seelig won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Seelig raised a total of $44,547.
Utah House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jennifer Seelig's campaign in 2012
Utah Medical Association$1,100
International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers$1,000
1-800 Contacts$1,000
Salt Lake City Police Association$1,000
Utah Association Of Realtors$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$44,547
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Seelig won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Seelig raised a total of $30,925.

2008

Seelig won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Seelig raised a total of $36,855.

2006

Seelig won election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Seelig raised a total of $26,453.

Scorecards

The Sutherland Institute Scorecard

See also: The 2012 Sutherland Institute Legislative Score Card

The Sutherland Institute, "a conservative public policy think tank" in Utah, releases its Scorecard for Utah State Representatives and Senators once a year. The Score Card gives each legislator a score based on how they voted in the prior legislative term on specific issues which the Sutherland Institute thought were pro-conservative policies.[6]

2012

Jennifer Seelig received a score of 23% in the 2012 scorecard.[7]

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Utah House of Representatives District 23
2006-present
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