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Jason Nelson

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Jason Nelson
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Oklahoma House of Representatives District 87
Incumbent
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$147/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Personal
ProfessionBusiness owner
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification

Jason Nelson is a Republican member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing District 87. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Nelson served as the legislative liaison to the Oklahoma House of Representatives from Frank Keating's office when Keating was the Governor of Oklahoma.

Biography

Nelson's professional experience includes owning a public relations firm and a wood furniture building, repair and restoration business.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Nelson served on the following committees:

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations and Budget
Calendar
Common Education
Human Services

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Nelson served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Nelson served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Oklahoma House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on June 24, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 11, 2014. Incumbent Jason Nelson is unopposed in the Republican primary, while Collin Walke is unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1]

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

Nelson ran in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 87. Nelson ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 26 and defeated Nick Singer in the general election that took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 87, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJason Nelson Incumbent 55.3% 7,052
     Democratic Nick Singer 44.7% 5,692
Total Votes 12,744

2010

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2010

Nelson won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary. He defeated Dana Orwig (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 87
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Jason Nelson (R) 5,147
Dana Orwig (D) 4,369

2008

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Nelson was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives.[5] $142,375 was raised for this campaign.[6]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 87
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png JASON NELSON (R) 6,939
DANA ORWIG (D) 6,753

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Jason Nelson is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Jason Nelson raised a total of $469,668 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 24, 2013.[7]

Jason Nelson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 87 Won $156,572
2010 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 87 Won $170,721
2008 Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 87 Won $142,375
Grand Total Raised $469,668

2012

Jason Nelson won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Jason Nelson raised a total of $156,572.

2010

Jason Nelson won re-election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Jason Nelson raised a total of $170,721.

2008

Jason Nelson won election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Jason Nelson raised a total of $142,375.

Personal

Nelson and his wife, Lori,have two children: Benjamin and Grace.

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