Jacky Rosen

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Jacky Rosen
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nevada's 3rd district
Assumed office
January 3, 2017
Preceded by Joe Heck
Personal details
Born (1957-08-02) August 2, 1957 (age 61)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Larry Rosen
Children 1 daughter
Education University of Minnesota, Twin
Cities
(BA)
Website House website

Jacklyn Sheryl Rosen (born August 2, 1957) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Nevada's 3rd congressional district since 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, she defeated the Republican Party nominee Danny Tarkanian in the general election held on November 8, 2016.

Early life and career

Rosen was born in Chicago. She enrolled at the University of Minnesota, and graduated in 1979. While attending college, her parents moved to Las Vegas. She moved to Las Vegas after graduating, taking a job with Summa Corporation, and worked as a waitress at Caesars Palace. In the 1980s, she began to work for Southwest Gas, and then opened her own consulting business.[1]

U.S. House of Representatives

Elections

2016

Rosen declared her candidacy for the United States House of Representatives seat in Nevada's 3rd congressional district in the 2016 elections.[2] Rosen won 60% of the vote in the Democratic Party primary election,[3] and defeated Republican nominee Danny Tarkanian in the general election.[4]

Tenure

Rosen was sworn into office on January 3, 2017.

Committee assignments

2018 U.S. Election

Rosen is running for the U.S. Senate in the 2018 election.[5]

Personal life

Her husband, Larry, is a radiologist. Their daughter, Miranda, is a college student.[6] She has also served as the president of the Congregation Ner Tamid synagogue, a Jewish Reform synagogue.[1][7] Rosen resides in Henderson, Nevada.[1]

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lochhead, Colton (July 4, 2016). "Congressional candidate Jacky Rosen a newcomer, unknown to most Southern Nevadans". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved November 9, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Democrat Jacky Rosen launches bid for Rep. Heck's House seat". Reno Gazette-Journal. January 26, 2016. Retrieved November 9, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Botkin, Ben (June 14, 2016). "GOP taps Tarkanian over Roberson in 3rd Congressional District primary". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved November 9, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Democrat Jacky Rosen Wins in Nevada's 3rd District". Roll Call. November 9, 2016. Retrieved November 9, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Sources: Heller gets Democratic opponent for 2018 race". Politico. June 19, 2017. Retrieved June 19, 2017.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. Rosen, Jacky. "Jacky Rosen for Senate". Jacky Rosen for Senate. Retrieved December 3, 2017.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. "Congressional candidate Jacky Rosen talks issues from health care to national security". Las Vegas Sun. April 20, 2016. Retrieved November 9, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Joe Heck
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Nevada's 3rd congressional district

2017–present
Incumbent
United States order of precedence (ceremonial)
Preceded by
Francis Rooney
United States Representatives by seniority
419th
Succeeded by
John Rutherford