Judging from the latest fundraising numbers from Q4 for her campaign, while she has ground to catch up vs. Andy Barr, Jensen has potential as a candidate running against Barr.
Elisabeth Jensen, a Democrat vying to challenge U.S. Rep. Andy Barr in November in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District, raised $100,000 in the final fundraising quarter of 2013, her campaign said Wednesday. Jensen, director of the Lexington-based Race for Education, said she raised $325,000 in 2013 and loaned her campaign an additional $100,000 in the fourth quarter. Her campaign has about $245,000 in cash on hand.Meanwhile, Jensen is holding a kick off rally Saturday, January 25th in Lexington, KY to jump start the 2014 campaign in case any of you are interested in attending:
Saturday, January 25, 2014
12:00pm until 1:00pm in EST
WHAT: Campaign Kick-Off Rally
WHEN: Saturday, January 25th, from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
WHERE: The Barrel House
903 Manchester Street, Suite 150
Lexington, KY. 40508
WHY: To give Central and Eastern Kentucky’s working families a voice in Washington!
Elisabeth Jensen is running for Congress to represent all of the 6th district. With your help, we can bring real representation to the working families, women and children in our community. With your help we get our young people employed and contributing to the economy allowing us to meet our commitments to our veterans and seniors.
Elisabeth has been put “On the List” by Emily’s List and is endorsed by the Women’s Campaign Fund. She has also been endorsed by the Teamsters, UFCW, and AFGE unions, as well as State Senator Reggie Thomas, and State Representatives Sannie Overly, Kelly Flood, Susan Westrom, Rita Smart, and James Kay.
Some information about Elisabeth Jensen and what she intends to bring to her candidacy in the KY-06 race:
Elisabeth Jensen is the Executive Director of The Race for Education, a non-profit she co-founded that provides educational opportunities for students with significant financial need and academic challenges. The organization delivers development programs, tutoring, internships, financial literacy training and scholarships. Prior to launching The Race for Education in 2002, Elisabeth served in a management capacity with Fortune 500 corporations the Gitano Group and Walt Disney Corporation.If you live in KY-06 or are in Kentucky and want to help elect Elisabeth Jensen, links are below:
Building careers, protecting Social Security, strengthening education and college affordability, children’s issues and equal pay for women are among the issues upon which Jensen will focus throughout her campaign.