|Utah House of Representatives District 19|
|2011 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Per diem||$96/day (lodging) |
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Brigham Young University|
|Master's||University of Oregon|
Nielson is an owner and chief financial officer of CRSA, an architecture firm focused on the higher education sector. He worked from 1982 to 1988 in the Reagan administration's Office of Management and Office of the Secretary. He received a B.A. in English from Brigham Young University and an M.S. in architecture from the University of Oregon.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Nielson served on the following committees:
|Utah Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Revenue and Taxation, Vice-chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Nielson served on the following committees:
|Utah Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Revenue and Taxation|
Nielson won re-election in the 2012 election for Utah House of Representatives District 19. Nielson was unopposed in the June 26 Republican primary and defeated Lynn Anderson (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. 
|Utah House of Representatives, District 19, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Jim Nielson Incumbent||71.6%||12,283|
|Utah House of Representatives, District 19 General Election (2010)|
|Jim Nielson (R)||6,303|
|Richard Watson (D)||2,054|
|Reldon C White (C)||297|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, when Nielson first won election to the House, he collected $47,963 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Davis County Republican Party||$3,000|
|Howard Nielson, Jr.||$2,500|
Nielson and his wife, Marilyn, have five children.
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- Jim Nielson on the Utah House of Representatives website
- Jim Nielson's biography on Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
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