|Michigan House of Representatives, District 57|
|January 1, 2011 - present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|Bachelor's||Evangel University, 1986|
|Master's||University of Toledo, 1991|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Committee assignments
- 3 Issues
- 4 Elections
- 5 Campaign donors
- 6 Scorecards
- 7 Controversies
- 8 Recent news
- 9 External links
- 10 References
Jenkins was a district representative for former state senator Cameron Brown.
Jenkins graduated from Evangel University in 1986, and earned her master's degree in Political Science from the University of Toledo in 1991. Her professional experience includes working as a real estate title examiner.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Jenkins served on the following committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jenkins served on the following committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2011|
Jenkins's website highlighted 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"
Jenkins won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 57. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Jim Berryman (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 57, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Nancy Jenkins Incumbent||52.5%||21,150|
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 57 General election (2010)|
|Nancy Jenkins (R)||16,660|
|Harvey Schmidt (D)||12,385|
Comprehensive donor information for Jenkins is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Jenkins raised a total of $431,125 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 10, 2013.
|Nancy Jenkins's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Michigan State House, District 57||$222,774|
|2010||Michigan State House, District 57||$208,351|
|Grand Total Raised||$431,125|
2012Jenkins won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Jenkins raised a total of $222,774.
|Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Nancy Jenkins's campaign in 2012|
|House Republican Campaign Committee Of Michigan||$82,473|
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$5,400|
|Michigan Farm Bureau||$5,000|
|One Tough Nerd PAC||$5,000|
|Michigan Association Of Realtors||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$222,774|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Jenkins won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Jenkins raised a total of $125,904.
|Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Nancy Jenkins's campaign in 2010|
|House Republican Campaign Committee Of Michigan||$137,500|
|Michigan Republican Party||$5,000|
|Michigan Farm Bureau||$5,000|
|Bolger Restore Michigan Fund||$5,000|
|Michigan Association Of Realtors||$4,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$125,904|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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.
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- Office website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- "nancyjenkins57," Official Campaign Website
- Associated Press "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012
- Follow the Money, "Jenkins, Nancy E." Retrieved June 10, 2013.
- 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
Dudley Spade (D)
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