Jennifer Dunn (born July 29, 1941), American politician, was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1993 to 2005, representing the Eighth Congressional District of Washington.
Born in Seattle, Washington, she attended the University of Washington and Stanford University. Dunn was chair of the Washington State Republican Party from 1981 to 1992 and twice a delegate to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (1984 and 1990). Elected to the House in 1992, she was Washington's only Republican in the House of Representatives until the Republican Revolution of 1994. In 1998 she became the first woman ever to run for the position of House Majority Leader. In 2000, she served on the presidential election exploratory committee for then-Texas Governor George W. Bush. She served as Vice-Chairwoman of the Select Committee on Homeland Security and served on the House Ways and Means Committee and the Joint Economic Committee.
Dunn announced in 2004 she would retire from Congress, choosing not to run for re-election.
Preceded by: Rod Chandler (R) U.S. Representative Washington 8 Followed by: Dave Reichert (R)