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Sandi Jackson

Born: Sep 14, 1963

Birthplace: Kittery

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Sandi Jackson

Date of Birth : Sep 14, 1963
Birth Place : Kittery

Sandra Lee "Sandi" Jackson was elected to the Chicago City Council as an alderman of the 7th ward of the City of Chicago in the 2007 municipal elections held on February 27, 2007. She succeeded Darcel A. Beavers who had been appointed by Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley after the 2006 November elections to succeed her father William Beavers, Jackson's rival, as alderman of the 7th Ward. Jackson resigned from Chicago City Council, effective January 15, 2013. On February 20, 2013, Jackson pleaded guilty to one count of filing false tax returns. On August 14, 2013, she was sentenced to one year in prison for filing false income tax returns. She is the wife of former U.S. Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. and daughter-in-law of Jesse Jackson. Her candidacy for the city council of a major city was part of national news stories in The New York Times, and thoughts of her running for a position in the United States House of Representatives were noted in Time. Jackson has also been a longtime political consultant through her solely owned consulting firm J. Donatella & Associates.

Profession


  • Politician

Also known as


  • Sandi
  • Sandra Lee Stevens
  • Sandra Lee "Sandi" Jackson

Parents


  • Sarah Stevens
  • Robert Stevens

Spouse


  • Jesse Jackson, Jr.

Children


  • Jesse Louis III
  • Jessica Donatella Jackson
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