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State legislator

Joni L. Jenkins, state legislator. Member of Jefferson County Young Democratic, America Society Training and Development, Shively & Jackson Democratic Clubs.

Background

Jenkins, Joni Lynn was born on December 6, 1958 in Louisville. Daughter of James Paul and Alice Marie (Feig) Jenkins.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism, U. Kentucky, 1980.

Career

1996 Jenkins was unopposed for both the 1996 Democratic Primary and the November 5, 1996 General election. 2000 Jenkins was unopposed for both the 2000 Democratic Primary and the November 7, 2000 General election, winning with 11,221 votes. 2002 Jenkins was challenged in the 2002 Democratic Primary, winning with 2,578 votes (693%) and was unopposed for the November 5, 2002 General election, winning with 8,741 votes.

2004 Jenkins was unopposed for both the 2004 Democratic Primary and the November 2, 2004 General election, winning with 12,782 votes. 2006 Jenkins was unopposed for both the 2006 Democratic Primary and the November 7, 2006 General election, winning with 9,309 votes. 2008 Jenkins was unopposed for both the 2008 Democratic Primary and the November 4, 2008 General election, winning with 13,911 votes.

2010 Jenkins was unopposed for both the May 18, 2010 Democratic Primary and the November 2, 2010 General election, winning with 8,459 votes when Republican challenger Gail Powers did not qualify.

Achievements

  • 2012 Jenkins was unopposed for the May 22, 2012 Democratic Primary and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 11,810 votes (701%) against Republican nominee Gail Powers. 1994 Jenkins won the 1994 Democratic Primary and was unopposed for the November 8, 1994 General election. 1998 Jenkins was unopposed for the 1998 Democratic Primary and won the November 3, 1998 General election against Republican nominee James Maxfield.

Membership

Member of Jefferson County Young Democratic, America Society Training and Development, Shively & Jackson Democratic Clubs.

Connections

father:
James Paul Jenkins

mother:
Alice Marie (Feig) Jenkins