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Jen DayNONENon-Partisan Legislator, District 49
41
Years of Age
19
Months of Experience
NEResidence (state)

Jen Day (born July 28, 1981) is an American politician and weightlifter. She is a member of the Nebraska Legislature. Day became an activist in 2010, advocating for public education among other topics. She participated in the IFW World Masters Championship weightlifting competition in 2016, finishing in 7th place.She ran for a seat in the state's unicameral legislature in 2020, defeating incumbent Andrew La Grone. The race was marked by an incident in which La Grone's campaign mailed an attack ad flier to voters with a misidentified photograph — the flyer featured a volunteer on Day's campaign mislabeled as Day herself. Day assumed office in January 2021 representing the 49th district.As a member of the legislature's education committee, Day has advocated for school epilepsy safety and for freedom of the press for high school student newspapers.Day is a business owner and fitness coach. She is married to Jonathan Day; they have two children. Since 2016 Day has been president of the Nebraska Local Weightlifting Committee.

Education3 - 3 of 1
University of Nebraska Omaha
BS Political Science
2016 - 2017
Past Positions1 - 2 of 2
Senator
Nebraska State Senate
2021 - Current
Owner
Artis Strength and Fitness
2012 - Current
Other Experience1 - 3 of 3
Member
Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society
Current
Member
New Leaders Council
2019
President
Nebraska Local Weightlifting Committee
2016