Key Issues


I’ve learned from working in the for-profit and non-profit sectors, as a business leader, board member and volunteer, that great service comes through hard work, listening and good, common sense decision making.

I have a proven track record of fiscal leadership and the ability to build bridges, find efficiencies, and enact positive change. These are the skills I’d like to offer for my fellow neighbors in District 34.

website-images.jpgFiscal Leadership

Efficiencies, not higher taxes As a mom, running a busy household, and as the director of an organization employing over 50 people, I know how important it is to keep a balanced budget. Read more…

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Keep SD #1! As a business leader, I’m proud to know that South Dakota is #1 in business. Read more…

website imagesWorkforce Development

SD Pride through Work I am passionate about finding ways to connect businesses with prospective employees. Read more…

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“With my focus on workforce development and fiscal leadership, I think I’m ready to lend this experience in this new role to my neighbors in District 34,” Olson said. 


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Click here to watch my Candidate Speech at the Pennington County Lincoln Day Dinner.


jess_olson_credit_chynna_lockett_from_8_30_18Click here to listen to my SDPB radio interview.






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