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Nancy Jacobs, American state legislator. Member of Maryland Federation Republican Women., Chesapeake Professor Women's Network, Harford County Republican Women's Club, Second District Republican Club.

Background

Jacobs, Nancy was born on October 27, 1951 in Charleston, West Virginia, United States.

Education

Jacobs attended Bridgeport High School in Bridgeport, West Virginia. After high school, she attended West Virginia University, where she graduated in 1973 with her B.S. in journalism and speech.

Career

She now spends time in Florida and enjoys golf and tennis. After college, she began her career at WSLS-TV in Roanoke, Virginia. She became the owner and operator of West Shore Indoor Tennis Club, Edgewood, Maryland where she worked until 1984.

Then in 1985, Jacobs became the communications coordinator for the Maryland Concerned Women for America. She was also a realtor from 1987 until 1991. ElectionsNancy Jacobs was first elected to the Maryland State Senate in 1999 to represent District 34, which covers portions of Harford and Cecil County, Maryland.

In 2002, the election was a different story. That year she defeated Democrat William B. Kilby with 57% of the vote. In 2013 Jacobs declared to her supporters that she would not run for re-election in 2014.

TenureDuring the 2007 session of the Maryland General Assembly, Senator Jacobs sponsored Maryland's version of Jessica's Law. Her bill was passed by a 139-0 vote in the House and 43-3 in the Senate and has been signed into law by the Governor. She served as the Senate Minority Whip from 2009 until 2011 when she resigned.

Committee assignmentsJudicial Proceedings CommitteeJoint Committee on Children, Youth, and FamiliesJoint Oversight Committee on the Department of Juvenile ServicesAfter redistricting, Jacobs decided to run in the newly redrawn Maryland's 2nd congressional district and challenge incumbent Democrat U.S. Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger. Ruppersberger defeated her 66%-31%. 2006 Race for Maryland State Senate – District 342002 Race for Maryland State Senate – District 341998 Race for Maryland State Senate – District 341994 Race for – District 34Voters choose three:.

Membership

Member of Maryland Federation Republican Women., Chesapeake Professor Women's Network, Harford County Republican Women's Club, Second District Republican Club.

Connections

Married; 3 children.