|Michigan House of Representatives District 57|
|January 1. 2011-Present|
|January 1, 2013|
|Years in position||3|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|Bachelor's||Evangel University, 1986|
|Master's||University of Toledo, 1991|
Jenkins is a district representative for Senator Cameron Brown. She has also worked as a real estate title examiner with several companies.
Jenkins graduated from Evangel University in 1986, then went on to earn her master's degree in Political Science from the University of Toledo in 1991.
Jenkins's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt:"Supporting policies and reforms that will encourage job creation"
- Excerpt:"Reducing government regulations that hinder job growth"
- Excerpt:"Keeping taxes low for everyone"
- Excerpt:"Making government more effective and efficient"
- Excerpt:"Protecting life from conception to the natural end"
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jenkins has been appointed to these committees:
- Subcommittee on Agriculture and Rural Development
- Subcommittee on Judiciary
- Subcommittee on Military and Veterans Affairs, Vice Chair
- Subcommittee on State Police, Vice Chair
- Subcommittee on Transportation
Jenkins ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 7. The general election is November 6.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 57 General election (2010)|
|Nancy Jenkins (R)||16,660|
|Harvey Schmidt (D)||12,385|
In 2010, Jenkins raised $208,351 in contributions. 
Her four largest contributors were:
|House Republican Campaign Cmte Of Michigan||$137,500|
|Michigan Farm Bureau||$5,000|
|Michigan Republican Party||$5,000|
|Bolger Restore Michigan Fund||$5,000|
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Tea Party Scorecard
The Independent Tea Party Patriots, a Michigan Tea Party group, grades the votes of this and every other Michigan legislator on “core tea party issues” in a regularly-updated scorecard. 100% is considered an ideal rating.
January 2011 - March 2012
Nancy Jenkins received a 75% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.
In June 2011, recall language was approved targeting Nancy Jenkins for recall for her support of a strengthened emergency financial manager law. Organizers needed to deliver 7,317 signatures to the Secretary of State by 5 p.m. on August 5 in order to trigger a recall vote, something they said would not be a problem.
However, it appears the signatures never existed. A series of strange events surrounded Daniel Long, who was to deliver the petitions. On August 25, members of a state recall committee made a formal request for an investigation by the state police into what happened to the petitions. Long turned over some 1,400 signatures to the state group, but claimed to have more than 10,000.
In early November, state police closed the investigation, stating there was "no evidence any signed petitions disappeared," while Lenawee County Prosecutor Jonathan Poer ruled here was no evidence to support any criminal charges.
- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- "nancyjenkins57," Official Campaign Website
- Michigan Department of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- 2010 contributions
- Michigan Votes, "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 22, 2012
- The Daily Telegram, "No November recall of state Rep. Nancy Jenkins as petitions fail to appear," August 5, 2011
- The Daily Telegram, "State police investigate dispute over Rep. Nancy Jenkins recall petitions," August 27, 2011
- The Daily Telegram, "No charges from recall petition investigation," November 12, 2011
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