The son of a pastor and stay at home mom, Jesse grew up in rural America where the value of family, community and hard work were instilled in him from an early age. After a distinguished military career, he attended graduate school, earning his
Masters in business from Columbia University. Jesse and his wife Mindy moved home to Washington State where they now reside in Bonney Lake with their three children.
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October 6, 2020
Early on in his congressional campaign, Jesse Jensen spoke over the phone with James Mattis, the Marine general, former defense secretary, and Washington native.
October 2, 2020
Jensen said he’s a Republican because he believes “free markets do things better,” he’s religious, and he favors cutting regulations and taxes.
July 29, 2020
A political newcomer from Bonney Lake hopes to flip the 8th Congressional District from Democrat back to Republican.
June 12, 2020
SEATTLE — Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood remains in the national spotlight as demonstrations continue across Puget Sound, the country, and around the world.
May 20, 2020
Bonney Lake, WA – Today House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy designated Republican Jesse Jensen with “On the Radar” status for the National Republican Congressional Committee’s (NRCC) “Young Guns” program in his campaign for Washington’s 8th Congressional District Race.
January 22, 2020
Bonney Lake, WA – Jesse Jensen, running for Congress in Washington’s 8th Congressional District, announced the endorsement of former Congressman and King County Sheriff Dave Reichert.