Jacklyn Sheryl "Jacky" Rosen (born August 2, 1957) is an American politician who is the U.S. Representative for Nevada's 3rd congressional district, serving since 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, she defeated the Republican Party nominee Danny Tarkanian in the general election held on November 8, 2016.
Rosen declared her candidacy for the United States House of Representatives seat in Nevada's 3rd congressional district in the 2016 elections. Rosen won 60% of the vote in the Democratic Party primary election, and defeated Republican Party nominee Danny Tarkanian in the general election.
Rosen is a computer programmer, software developer, and consultant. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota. She has also served as the president of the Congregation Ner Tamid synagogue, a Jewish Reform synagogue. Rosen resides in Henderson, Nevada. She is married to Larry, a radiologist with whom she has one daughter.