1949 – Born on the 17th of May.
1976 – Jennings previously served in the Florida House of Representatives.
1980 – She served Florida Senate.
1996-2000 – She was also elected by her Senate peers to be President of the Florida Senate, and is the only Senator to have held the powerful office for two terms.
2003 – She was nominated to the office by Governor Jeb Bush in February to replace Frank Brogan, who resigned to become president of Florida Atlantic University.
– She was sworn in on the 2nd of March, becoming the first woman to hold the office.
2006 – She declined to run for governor even though she was reputed to be Bush’s preferred choice as his successor.
2007 – Jennings was replaced as Lieutenant Governor by Jeff Kottkamp on the 2nd of January.