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  |Last election = [[Maryland State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
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  |Birthday = October 27, 1951
 
  |Birthday = October 27, 1951
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  |Place of birth = Charleston, West Virginia
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Nancy Jacobs''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Maryland State Senate]], representing District 34 and serving as [[State Senate Minority Whip|Minority Whip]]. She was first elected to the chamber in 1998.
 
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'''Nancy Jacobs''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Maryland State Senate]], representing District 34.  She currently serves as [[State Senate Minority Whip|Minority Whip]]. Jacobs was a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Maryland's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012|the 2nd Congressional District]] of [[Maryland]]. Jacobs defeated [[Larry Smith]], [[Howard Orton]], [[Vladmir Degen]], [[Richard Impallaria]], and [[Ray Bly]] in the [[Maryland's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012|Republican primary]] on April 3, 2012.<ref name="primary">[http://mdimap.us/elections/ ''Maryland State Board of Elections'' "Primary Election Results 2012" Accessed April 3, 2012]</ref>
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Jacobs was defeated by Democratic incumbent [[Dutch Ruppersberger]] on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/map/#/House/2012/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, Maryland"]</ref>
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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Jacobs earned Bachelors of Science from West Virginia University in Journalism and Speech.<ref name="bio">[http://mlis.state.md.us/Other/Roster/Senate.pdf Nancy Jacobs,Maryland State Senator]</ref>
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Jacobs earned her B.S. in Journalism and Speech from West Virginia University.<ref name="bio">[http://mlis.state.md.us/Other/Roster/Senate.pdf Nancy Jacobs,Maryland State Senator]</ref> Her professional experience includes working as an educator, realtor, and small business owner.
 
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==Career==
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Jacobs is a former educator, Realtor and small business owner. <ref name="bio"/>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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* [[Base Realignment & Closure Joint Committee, Maryland General Assembly|Base Realignment & Closure]]
 
* [[Base Realignment & Closure Joint Committee, Maryland General Assembly|Base Realignment & Closure]]
  
==District 34==
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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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>
  
Jacobs represents Senate district 34 which includes Harford and Cecil Counties.
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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>
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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>
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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>
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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>
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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>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
:: ''See also: [[Maryland's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012]]''
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:: ''See also: [[Maryland's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012]]''
  
Jacobs ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland, 2012|Maryland's]] [[Maryland's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012|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 faced Democratic incumbent [[Dutch Ruppersberger]] in the November general election. <ref name="primary"/>
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Jacobs ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in Maryland, 2012|Maryland's]] [[Maryland's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012|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 was defeated by Democratic incumbent [[Dutch Ruppersberger]] in the November general election.<ref name="primary"/>
  
[[Andy Harris]], [[U.S. House|representative]] from the [[Maryland's 1st congressional district|1st district]], has declared support for Jacobs in the [[Maryland's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012|Republican primary]].<ref>[http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/bal-2nd-congressional-district-election-guide-2012-20120323,0,1791390.htmlstory ''The Baltimore Sun'' "Maryland's 2nd congressional district Election Guide 2012" Accessed March 25, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.state.md.us/elections/2012/results/primary/gen_results_2012_3_00802.html Maryland State Board of Elections "2012 Primary Election Results"]</ref>
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[[Andy Harris]], [[U.S. House|representative]] from the [[Maryland's 1st Congressional District|1st District]], supported Jacobs in the [[Maryland's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012|Republican primary]].<ref>[http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/bal-2nd-congressional-district-election-guide-2012-20120323,0,1791390.htmlstory ''The Baltimore Sun'', "Maryland's 2nd Congressional District Election Guide 2012" Accessed March 25, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.state.md.us/elections/2012/results/primary/gen_results_2012_3_00802.html Maryland State Board of Elections "2012 Primary Election Results"]</ref>
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====Republican Primary====
 
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====Campaign Issues====
 
The following are campaign issues highlighted at Jacobs' campaign website.<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>
 
 
* '''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."<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues/83-position-papers/102-american-defense-and-our-veterans/issues Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>
 
 
* '''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."<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues/83-position-papers/103-jobs-and-the-american-economy Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>
 
 
* '''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."<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues/83-position-papers/104-education Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>
 
 
* '''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."<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues/83-position-papers/105-healthcare Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>
 
 
* '''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.<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues/83-position-papers/106-our-debt-our-spending-and-our-budget Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>
 
 
* '''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."<ref>[http://www.nancyjacobsforcongress.com/issues/83-position-papers/141-position-on-israel Nancy Jacobs' Official Campaign Website]</ref>
 
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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:: ''See also: [[Maryland State Senate elections, 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 [[Maryland State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].<ref>[http://www.elections.state.md.us/elections/2010/results/General/StateResults_office_015.html Maryland State Board of Elections - 2010 Election results]</ref>
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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 [[Maryland State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].<ref>[http://www.elections.state.md.us/elections/2010/results/General/StateResults_office_015.html ''Maryland State Board of Elections'', "2010 General Election Official Results," accessed March 24, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2006===
 
===2006===
  
On November 7, 2006, Jacobs ran for District 34 of the [[Maryland State Senate]], beating William Kilby. <ref>[http://www.elections.state.md.us/elections/2006/results/general/office_State_Senator.html ''Maryland State Senate official election results for 2006'']</ref>
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On November 7, 2006, Jacobs ran for District 34 of the [[Maryland State Senate]], beating William Kilby.<ref>[http://www.elections.state.md.us/elections/2006/results/general/office_State_Senator.html ''Maryland State Board of Elections'', "Official 2006 Gubernatorial General Election results for State Senator," accessed February 24, 2014]</ref>
  
Jacobs raised $154,551 for her campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=92379 ''Follow the Money's report on Jacobs' 2006 campaign contributions'']</ref>
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Jacobs raised $154,551 for her campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=92379 ''Follow the Money'', "Jacobs' 2006 campaign contributions," accessed March 24, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the [[United States Congress elections, 2012|2012 elections season]]. Below are Jacobs' reports.
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[[File:Nancy_Jacobs-2012_donor_breakdown.png|thumb|right|375px|Above is a breakdown of funds for the 2012 election, according to source.]]
{{Campaign finance reports
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Jacobs lost the [[United States House of Representatives]] election in 2012. During that election cycle, Jacobs' campaign committee raised a total of $258,792 and spent $244,191.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?cycle=2012&id=MD02 ''Open Secrets'', " 2012 Election Cycle," accessed March 2013]</ref>
|Name = Nancy Jacobs (2012)<ref>[http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/cancomsrs/?_12+H2MD02236 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Nancy Jacobs Summary Report," Accessed September 28, 2012]</ref>
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{{Congress donor box 2012
|Political Party = Republican
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|Report 1 = April Quarterly<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/398/12951396398/12951396398.pdf#navpanes=0 ''Federal Election Commission'' "April Quarterly" Accessed September 28, 2012]</ref>
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|Chamber = United States House of Representatives
|Date 1 = April 13, 2012
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|party = Republican
|Beginning Balance 1 = 35689.94
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|total raised = $258,792
|Total Contributions 1 = 7405.00
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|total spent = $244,191
|Expenditures 1= 30261.01
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|opponent raised =  $1,408,187
|Cash on Hand 1 = 12833.93
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|opponent spent = $1,096,048
|Report 2 = July Quarterly<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/632/12971417632/12971417632.pdf#navpanes=0 ''Federal Election Commission'' "July Quarterly" Accessed September 28, 2012]</ref>
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|org1 = Merritt Properties
|Date 2 = July 13, 2012
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|org2 = Nutramax Laboratories
|Beginning Balance 2 = 12833.93
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|org3 = Gaines & Co
|Total Contributions 2 = 63563.94
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|org4 = Pepsi Bottling
|Expenditures 2= 36773.48
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|org5 = Rothschild Capital Management
|Cash on Hand 2 = 39624.39
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|orgdonor1 = $10,000
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|orgdonor2 = $7,500
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|orgdonor3 = $5,000
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|orgdonor4 = $5,000
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|orgdonor5 = $5,000
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|ind1 = Real Estate
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|ind2 = Retired
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|ind3 = Food & Beverage
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|ind4 = Misc Business
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|ind5 = General Contractors
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|inddonor1 = $25,000
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|inddonor2 = $18,800
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|inddonor3 = $15,300
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|inddonor4 = $11,000
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|inddonor5 = $10,300
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===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, a year in which Jacobs was up for re-election, she raised $132,001 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MD&y=2010&f=S&so=O&p=1#sorttable Maryland 2010 campaign contributions, Follow the Money]</ref>
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In 2010, a year in which Jacobs was up for re-election, she raised $132,001 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MD&y=2010&f=S&so=O&p=1#sorttable ''Follow the Money'', "Maryland 2010 - Candidates," accessed March 24, 2014]</ref>
  
 
Her four largest contributors in 2010 were:
 
Her four largest contributors in 2010 were:
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===2006===
 
===2006===
  
In 2006 Nancy Jacobs collected $154,551 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=92379 2006 contributors to Nancy Jacobs]</ref>
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In 2006 Nancy Jacobs collected $154,551 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=92379 2006 contributors to Nancy Jacobs]</ref>
  
 
Her four largest contributors in 2006 were:  
 
Her four largest contributors in 2006 were:  
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==Personal==
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Jacobs is married and has three children and four grandchildren.<ref name="bio" />
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Nancy + Jacobs + Maryland + Senate'''
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term '''Nancy + Jacobs + Maryland + Senate'''
 
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==Personal==
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Jacobs is married with three children and four grandchildren.<ref name="bio" />
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==See also==
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*[[Maryland State Legislature]]
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*[[Maryland State Senate]]
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*[[Maryland State Senate#Standing committees|Maryland Senate Committees]]
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*[[Maryland General Assembly#Joint committees|Maryland Joint Committees]]
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*[[Maryland State Senate District 34]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://www.nancyjacobs.com/site/index.htm Senator Jacobs' website]
 
*[http://www.nancyjacobs.com/site/index.htm Senator Jacobs' website]
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/05sen/html/msa12249.html Official Maryland State Senate website]
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/05sen/html/msa12249.html Official Maryland State Senate website]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=6169 Project Vote Smart summary]
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*[http://openstates.org/md/legislators/MDL000209/nancy-jacobs/ Profile from Open States]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=6169 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=6169 Political summary from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=6169 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113245 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=92379 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=78313 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17077 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=918 1998]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113245 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=92379 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=78313 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17077 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=918 1998]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Senate-Minority-Whip-Nancy-Jacobs/135505557529?v=info#!/pages/Senate-Minority-Whip-Nancy-Jacobs/135505557529?v=wall Senator Jacobs' facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Senate-Minority-Whip-Nancy-Jacobs/135505557529?v=info#!/pages/Senate-Minority-Whip-Nancy-Jacobs/135505557529?v=wall Senator Jacobs' facebook]
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Nancy Jacobs
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Maryland State Senate District 34
Incumbent
In office
1999-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 15
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Minority Leader, Maryland State Senate
2011-2013
Compensation
Base salary$43,500/year
Per diem$143/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, West Virginia
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 and serving as Minority Whip. She was first elected to the chamber in 1998.

Biography

Jacobs earned her B.S. in Journalism and Speech from West Virginia University.[1] Her professional experience includes working as an educator, realtor, and small business owner.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jacobs served on these committees:

2009-2010

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

Issues

Campaign themes

The following are campaign issues highlighted at Jacobs' campaign website.[2]

  • 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."[3]

  • 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."[4]

  • 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."[5]

  • 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."[6]

  • 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.[7]

Elections

2012

See also: Maryland's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

Jacobs ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent 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 was defeated by Democratic incumbent Dutch Ruppersberger in the November general election.[8]

Andy Harris, representative from the 1st District, supported Jacobs in the Republican primary.[9][10]

General election

U.S. House, Maryland District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDutch Ruppersberger Incumbent 65.6% 194,088
     Republican Nancy Jacobs 31.1% 92,071
     Libertarian Leo Dymowski 3.2% 9,344
     Republican Ray Bly (Write-in) 0% 22
     N/A Other Write-ins 0.1% 415
Total Votes 295,940
Source: Maryland State Board of Elections "Representative in Congress"

Republican Primary

U.S. House, 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

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.[11]

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.[12]

Jacobs raised $154,551 for her campaign.[13]

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

Above is a breakdown of funds for the 2012 election, according to source.

Jacobs lost the United States House of Representatives election in 2012. During that election cycle, Jacobs' campaign committee raised a total of $258,792 and spent $244,191.[14]

2010

In 2010, a year in which Jacobs was up for re-election, she raised $132,001 in donations.[15]

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.[16]

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

Personal

Jacobs is married and has three children and four grandchildren.[1]

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Maryland Senate District 34
2009–present
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