Jenean Hampton

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Jenean Hampton

Jenean M. Hampton (born May 12, 1958) is an American politician.[1] She is a graduate of Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan with a degree in Industrial Engineering.[2] Hampton was a captain in the United States Air Force and a veteran of Operation Desert Storm.[2] After her service in the Air Force she was a manufacturing plant manager for 19 years.[2] She entered politics in 2014 with an unsuccessful run for state representative in Kentucky.[2] Hampton became the Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky in 2015, under Governor Matt Bevin.[3] She is a Republican and a tea party supporter.[2] Hampton is the first African American Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky.[4]

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  1. "Jenean Hampton's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 9 January 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Natalie Johnson (4 November 2015). "Meet Jenean Hampton, First Black Statewide Officeholder in Kentucky". NBC News. Retrieved 9 January 2016.
  3. "Matt Bevin, Owner Of East Hampton Bell Factory, Elected Kentucky Governor". 3 November 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2016.
  4. Stolberg, Sheryl Gay; Blinder, Alan (2015-11-03). "Matt Bevin, Republican, Wins Governor's Race in Kentucky". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 9 November 2016.