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The following are campaign issues highlighted at Jacobs campaign website.<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>
 
The following are campaign issues highlighted at Jacobs campaign website.<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>
  
*Excerpt: "American Defense and Our Veterans- A military influence and presence here in Maryland is paramount and must be maintained... My priorities in Congress include provisions at the federal and state level for military veterans and families in housing and economic development."<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues/83-position-papers/102-american-defense-and-our-veterans/issues Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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* '''American Defense and Our Veterans'''
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Excerpt: "A military influence and presence here in Maryland is paramount and must be maintained... My priorities in Congress include provisions at the federal and state level for military veterans and families in housing and economic development."<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues/83-position-papers/102-american-defense-and-our-veterans/issues Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>
  
*Excerpt: "The plain and simple truth is this Congress’s number one priority must be job creation.Small businesses need to be confident that government won’t stand in their way of hiring, expanding and investing in our local communities."<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues/83-position-papers/103-jobs-and-the-american-economy Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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* '''Job Creation and the Economy'''
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Excerpt: "The plain and simple truth is this Congress’s number one priority must be job creation.Small businesses need to be confident that government won’t stand in their way of hiring, expanding and investing in our local communities."<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues/83-position-papers/103-jobs-and-the-american-economy Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>
  
*Excerpt: "Education- I fully support the implementation of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programs in our public schools. (Math and Science Academy at AHS)...I am a strong advocate for charter schools."<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues/83-position-papers/104-education Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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* '''Education'''
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Excerpt: "I fully support the implementation of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programs in our public schools. (Math and Science Academy at AHS)...I am a strong advocate for charter schools."<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues/83-position-papers/104-education Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>
  
*Excerpt: "Healthcare- If elected, I will vote to repeal the Healthcare Reform Act and work hard to come up with an alternative plan that brings down healthcare costs and better serves the American people."<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues/83-position-papers/105-healthcare Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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* '''Healthcare'''
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Excerpt: "If elected, I will vote to repeal the Healthcare Reform Act and work hard to come up with an alternative plan that brings down healthcare costs and better serves the American people."<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues/83-position-papers/105-healthcare Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>
  
*Excerpt: "Our Debt, Our Spending and Our Budget- The reality of our entitlement system is that at best it's unsustainable and at worst, it's crippling. We must work to maintain our current promises to seniors with phased-in reforms." Jacobs is also in favor of the Balanced Budget Amendment.<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues/83-position-papers/106-our-debt-our-spending-and-our-budget Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>  
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* '''Our Debt, Our Spending and Our Budget'''
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Excerpt: "The reality of our entitlement system is that at best it's unsustainable and at worst, it's crippling. We must work to maintain our current promises to seniors with phased-in reforms." Jacobs is also in favor of the Balanced Budget Amendment.<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues/83-position-papers/106-our-debt-our-spending-and-our-budget Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>  
  
*Excerpt: "Position on Israel- Israel is ultimately fighting for survival and the United States must be a partner in that fight. Our own security depends on the outcome."<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues/83-position-papers/141-position-on-israel Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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* '''Position on Israel'''
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Excerpt: "Israel is ultimately fighting for survival and the United States must be a partner in that fight. Our own security depends on the outcome."<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues/83-position-papers/141-position-on-israel Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===

Revision as of 13:16, 3 October 2012

Nancy Jacobs
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Current candidacy
Running for U.S. House of Representatives, Maryland's 2nd Congressional District
Date of primaryApril 3, 2012
General electionNovember 6, 2012
Current office
Maryland State Senate District 34
In office
1999-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 15
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Minority Leader, Maryland State Senate
2011-Present
Compensation
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$142/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Maryland State House of Delegates
1994-1998
Education
Bachelor'sWest Virginia University, 1973
Personal
BirthdayOctober 27, 1951
Place of birthCharleston, WV
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
Nancy Jacobs campaign logo
CandidateVerification

Nancy Jacobs is a Republican member of the Maryland State Senate, representing District 34. She currently serves as Minority Whip. Jacobs is a 2012 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 2nd Congressional District of Maryland. Jacobs defeated Larry Smith, Howard Orton, Vladmir Degen, Richard Impallaria, and Ray Bly in the Republican primary on April 3, 2012.[1]

Biography

Jacobs earned Bachelors of Science from West Virginia University in Journalism and Speech.[2]

Career

Jacobs is a former educator, Realtor and small business owner. [2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jacobs has been appointed to these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jacobs served on these committees:

District 34

Jacobs represents Senate district 34 which includes Harford and Cecil Counties.

Elections

2012

See also: Maryland's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012

Jacobs is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Maryland's 2nd District. She won the Republican primary on April 3, 2012, beating opponents Larry Smith, Patrick McDonough, Howard Orton, Vladmir Degen, and Richard Impallaria. She faces Democratic incumbent Dutch Ruppersberger in the November general election. [1]

Andy Harris, representative from the 1st district, has declared support for Jacobs in the Republican primary.[3][4]

U.S. House of Representatives-Maryland District 2 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Jacobs 58.9% 12,372
Ray Bly 2% 415
Vlad Degen 1.5% 324
Rick Impallaria 23.8% 4,998
Howard Orton 2.4% 500
Larry Smith 11.4% 2,392
Total Votes 21,001

Campaign Issues

The following are campaign issues highlighted at Jacobs campaign website.[5]

  • American Defense and Our Veterans

Excerpt: "A military influence and presence here in Maryland is paramount and must be maintained... My priorities in Congress include provisions at the federal and state level for military veterans and families in housing and economic development."[6]

  • Job Creation and the Economy

Excerpt: "The plain and simple truth is this Congress’s number one priority must be job creation.Small businesses need to be confident that government won’t stand in their way of hiring, expanding and investing in our local communities."[7]

  • Education

Excerpt: "I fully support the implementation of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programs in our public schools. (Math and Science Academy at AHS)...I am a strong advocate for charter schools."[8]

  • Healthcare

Excerpt: "If elected, I will vote to repeal the Healthcare Reform Act and work hard to come up with an alternative plan that brings down healthcare costs and better serves the American people."[9]

  • Our Debt, Our Spending and Our Budget

Excerpt: "The reality of our entitlement system is that at best it's unsustainable and at worst, it's crippling. We must work to maintain our current promises to seniors with phased-in reforms." Jacobs is also in favor of the Balanced Budget Amendment.[10]

  • Position on Israel

Excerpt: "Israel is ultimately fighting for survival and the United States must be a partner in that fight. Our own security depends on the outcome."[11]

2010

See also: Maryland State Senate elections, 2010

Jacobs ran for re-election to the 34th District Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. Jacobs defeated Arthur Helton, Jr. (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[12]

Maryland State Senate, District 34 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Nancy Jacobs (R) 22,358 56%
Arthur Helton, Jr. (D) 17,540 44%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Jacobs ran for District 34 of the Maryland State Senate, beating William Kilby. [13]

Jacobs raised $154,551 for her campaign.[14]

Maryland Senate, District 34
Candidates Votes Percent
Nancy Jacobs (R) 21,601 57.3%
William Kilby (D) 16,108 42.7%
Write-Ins 18 0.0%

Campaign donors

2012

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Jacobs' reports.

Nancy Jacobs (2012)[15] Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[16]April 13, 2012$35,689.94$7,405.00$(30,261.01)$12,833.93
July Quarterly[17]July 13, 2012$12,833.93$63,563.94$(36,773.48)$39,624.39
Running totals
$70,968.94$(67,034.49)

2010

In 2010, a year in which Jacobs was up for re-election, she raised $132,001 in donations.[18]

Her four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Maryland Realtors Association $5,000
Hemaco Management $3,000
Meoli, Anthony J $3,000
Maryland Land Title Association $2,400

2006

In 2006 Nancy Jacobs collected $154,551 in donations. [19]

Her four largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Northeast Beverage Corporation $3,420
Newport Landing LLC $3,000
Kathleen Ollette $3,000
Maryland Realtors Association $2,030

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Personal

Jacobs is married with three children and four grandchildren.[2]

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Political offices
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Maryland Senate District 34
2009–present
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