|North Dakota State Senate District 43|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
|Profession||Special Education Teacher|
Bakke is a Special Education Teacher.
Bakke earned her BS and MA in Elementary and Special Education from the University of North Dakota.
While a member of the North Dakota State Senate, Bakke served on the following committees:
- Education Committee, North Dakota State Senate
- Political Subdivisions Committee, North Dakota State Senate
| North Dakota State Senate, District 43|
2010 General election results
|Lonnie Laffen (R)||2,102||52.80%|
|JoNell A Bakke (D)||1,872||47.02%|
Bakke was not opposed in the primary election on June 8, 2010.
On November 7, 2006, Bakke was elected to the 43rd District Seat in the North Dakota State Senate, besting Duaine Espegard (R).  Bakke raised $1,500 for his campaign, while Espegard raised $9,358. 
|North Dakota Senate, District 43 (2008)|
|JoNell Bakke (D)||1,882|
|Duaine Espegard (R)||1,725|
In 2006, Bakke collected $1,500 in donations.
These were her contributors.
|NORTH DAKOTA SENATE DEMOCRATIC-NPL CAUCUS||$1,000|
Bakke and her husband Gregory have four children.
- Biography from the North Dakota State Senate website
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
|North Dakota State Senate District 43
| Succeeded by|
Lonnie Laffen (R)