Jordan, who has a Bachelor’s degree in Communication from the University of Washington, hopes to bring balance and respect to the Idaho State Legislature while advancing the interests of District 5’s communities. Jobs, economic development, and education are major priorities for Jordan, who has created hundreds of jobs for Idahoans through public-private partnerships. Jordan wants to continue her strong record of job creation while promoting economic opportunities for the entire state. She believes that successful job creation can happen by striking an important balance between industry and appropriate protections for local property owners and the environment. She will use her experience and professional connections in agri-business to develop essential forestry and agri-business legislation to benefit landowners, timber workers, and farmers.
Paulette Jordan has been active with local, state, county and national affairs. She has served as a Precinct Chair, the State Committeewoman for Benewah County Democrats, the Idaho State At-Large Delegate for the Democratic National Convention, and a National Committeewoman for the Idaho Young Democrats. In addition, Jordan currently serves as a Northwest Representative Board Member for the National Indian Gaming Association for job stimulation through economic development. Jordan also serves as the Co-Chair for the Gaming Committee of the Affiliated Tribes of the Northwest Indians to promote growth in local infrastructures for quality healthcare, education, housing and other community needs. Jordan helped organize the local Veteran's Auxiliary in Plummer, Idaho, tosupport her community’s veterans. She sees children as our most strategic investment and is as speaker and mentor to youth nationwide. Jordan continues her fervent commitment to education through the Education Board, serving students from early childhood through higher education. She has received the official endorsement of the Idaho Education Association, Blue Cross of Idaho, Communication Workers for America, and many other organizations.