|St. Louis County Assessor|
|Preceded by||Michael L. Brooks (Acting)|
|Member of the Missouri House of Representatives
from the 83rd district
|Preceded by||Barbara Fraser|
|Born||July 5, 1974|
|Alma mater||Claremont McKenna College
Early life and career
Jake Zimmerman attended Clayton High School. He then went on to attend Claremont McKenna College and Harvard Law School. He has worked as a litigator at Thompson Coburn. He is a member of the Congregation B'nai Amoona. In addition he is a board member of the Crown Center, a board member of the American Jewish Committee, and a former at-large member of the St. Louis Jewish Community Relations Council. He is engaged to be married in June.
Jake Zimmerman was deputy chief counsel to former Governor of Missouri Bob Holden. Zimmerman was also Assistant Attorney General under Jay Nixon. Zimmerman was elected to the Missouri house of representative in November 2006 and reelected in 2008 and 2010. In 2011 he became the Democratic candidate for St. Louis County Assessor. He was chosen for the nomination by the St. Louis Democratic Central Committee over attorney Leslie Broadnax. He faced Chip Wood, the Republican nominee, in the general election. Zimmerman was supported by the St. Louis Police Officers Association. Zimmerman was criticized for not have any experience in the real estate field. He responded by saying that, in this election, it shouldn't be good to come from the real estate interest group. He was elected with 63.7% of the vote.
|2011 Special Election for St. Louis County Assessor|
|2010 General Election for Missouri’s 83rd District House of Representatives|
|Republican||Patrick J. Brennan||3,947||34.63|
|2008 General Election for Missouri’s 83rd District House of Representatives|
|2006 General Election for Missouri’s 83rd District House of Representatives|