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politician , Member of the Hawaii House of Representatives

Jessica Wooley, American state legislator. Member Reserve Advisory Council Northwest Hawaiian Islands, 2001—2008; steering committee member O'ahu Land Trust, 2008; Member of Hawaii Bicycling League (board member 2007-2008).

Background

Wooley, Jessica was born in 1968 in Scottsdale, Arizona, United States.

Education

Bachelor in Economic, University California, Santa Cruz, 1990. Master of Science in Agricultural & Resource Economic, University California, Berkeley, 1995. Juris Doctor, University California Boalt Hall School Law, Berkeley, 1997.

Career

Attorney Hawaii Legal Aid Society, 1998—2000. Research associate University Hawaii, Manoa, 1999. Deputy attorney general State of Hawaii, 2000—2003.

Member District 47 Hawaii House of Representatives, since 2008.

Achievements

  • 2012 Redistricted to District 48, and with Democratic Representative Ken Ito redistricted to District 49, Wooley won the August 11, 2012 Democratic Primary with 3,846 votes (545%) against Democratic Representative Pono Chong, (who had been redistricted from District 49), and was unopposed for the November 6, 2012 General election. 2008 Challenging incumbent Republican Representative Colleen Meyer for the District 47 seat, Wooley won the September 20, 2008 Democratic Primary with 2,695 votes (677%), and won the November 4, 2008 General election with 4,934 votes (506%) against Meyer. 2010 Wooley was unopposed for the September 18, 2010 Democratic Primary, winning with 3,978 votes, and won the November 2, 2010 General election with 4,761 votes (574%) against Republican nominee Richard Fale, who would win the seat in 2012.

Membership

Member Reserve Advisory Council Northwest Hawaiian Islands, 2001—2008. Steering committee member O'ahu Land Trust, 2008. Member of Hawaii Bicycling League (board member 2007-2008).

Connections

Married David Henkin. 2 children.

spouse:
David Henkin