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Bryan Nelson
Bryan Nelson.jpg
Florida House of Representatives, District 31
Incumbent
In office
2006 - present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 8
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$29,697/year
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Florida, 1979
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 14, 1958
Place of birthOrlando, Florida
ProfessionInsurance agent
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Bryan Nelson is a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 31. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Nelson's professional experience includes working as President of Nelson's Insurance Services and Nelson's Florida Roses.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Florida Committee Assignments, 2013
Regulatory Affairs

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:

Issues

Campaign themes

2008

Nelson did not provide answers to the Florida State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[2]

Nelson's sponsored legislation includes:

  • HB 405 - "Delivery Vehicles: Authorizes use of golf carts, low-speed vehicles, & utility vehicles by seasonal delivery personnel during certain timeframe; requires specified vehicles to be equipped with safety equipment."
  • HB 1005 - "Charter Schools: Revises provisions & duties relating to charter schools, charter technical career centers, charter applicants, sponsors, & governing boards"
  • HB 1433 - "City of Orlando Firefighter Pension Fund, Orange County: Provides member with 20 years or more of service who is involuntarily determined to be disabled not in line of duty right to elect normal service retirement"

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House website.

Elections

2012

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2012

Nelson won election in the 2012 election for Florida House of Representatives District 31. Nelson ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

2010

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2010

Nelson ran for re-election to the 38th District seat in 2010. He did not have any opposition in the August 24 primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010. Nelson defeated James Heinzelman, who ran for the seat on the Florida Tea Party ticket.[4]

Florida House of Representatives, District 38
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bryan Nelson (R) 31,062 81.98%
James Heinzelman (Tea) 6,829 18.02%

2008

See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Nelson won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 38th District, defeating Lonnie Thompson (D) and Lawrence Fisher (NPA). Nelson received 33,889 votes in the election while Thompson received 27,302 votes, and Fisher received 1,595 votes.[5] Nelson raised $218,808 for his campaign; Thompson raised $15,858, and Fisher raised $1,365.[6]

Florida House of Representatives, District 38
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bryan Nelson (R) 33,889 54.0%
Lonnie Thompson (D) 27,302 43.5%
Lawrence Fisher (NPA) 1,595 2.5%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Nelson is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Nelson raised a total of $523,808 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 28, 2013.[7]

Bryan Nelson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Florida State House, District 31 Won $68,570
2010 Florida State House, District 38 Won $133,118
2008 Florida State House, District 38 Won $218,808
2006 Florida State House, District 38 Won $103,312
Grand Total Raised $523,808

2012

Nelson won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Nelson raised a total of $68,570.
Florida House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bryan Nelson's campaign in 2012
Asurion Corp$1,500
Florida Chamber of Commerce$1,000
The Doctors Co$1,000
Geico$1,000
Fpic Insurance Group$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$68,570
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Nelson won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Nelson raised a total of $133,118.

2008

Nelson won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Nelson raised a total of $218,808.

2006

Nelson won election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Nelson raised a total of $103,312.

Personal

Nelson has been a member of the Community Action Board, Habitat for Humanity, Rotary Club of Apopka, Apopka Chamber of Commerce and Florida Foliage Association.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Tobia (R)
Florida House of Representatives District 31
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Florida House of Representatives District 38
2006–present
Succeeded by
Will Weatherford (R)