Jacklyn Sheryl Rosen is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Nevada since 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, she previously was the U.S. Representative for Nevada's 3rd congressional district from 2017 to 2019. Rosen was elected to the U.S. Senate in the 2018 election, defeating Republican incumbent Dean Heller. She is the only freshman in the U.S. House of Representatives who won a seat in the U.S. Senate during the 2018 midterm elections and the only challenger to defeat a Republican incumbent U.S. Senator in the 2018 cycle.
|Born:||Jacklyn Sheryl Spektor, August 2, 1957, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Spouse(s):||Lloyd Dean Neher (divorced)|
|Education:||University of Minnesota (BA), Clark County Community College (AAS)|
|Preceded by:||Dean Heller|
|Twitter:||Jacky Rosen's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Jacky Rosen's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Jacky Rosen's Facebook profile|
About Jacky Rosen
Politician who rose to fame after winning a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives for Nevada's Third District. She is only freshman in the House to win a seat during the 2018 mid-terms.
She's originally from Chicago, Illinois, but followed her parents out to Las Vegas after graduating college.
She also achieved the added distinction of being one of the few candidates to defeat an incumbent during the 2018 elections.
She married Larry Rosen in 1993 and they share a daughter.
She defeated Republican Dean Heller during her 2018 election.
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