Jim Nielson

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Jim Nielson
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Utah House of Representatives District 19
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$117/day
Per diem$96/day (lodging)
$61/day (meals)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBrigham Young University
Master'sUniversity of Oregon
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jim Nielson is a Republican member of the Utah House of Representatives, representing District 19. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Nielson received a B.A. in English from Brigham Young University and an M.S. in architecture from the University of Oregon. He 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.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Utah Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Revenue and Taxation, Vice-chair

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Utah House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[1]

Utah House of Representatives, District 19, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Nielson Incumbent 71.6% 12,283
     Democratic Lynn Anderson 28.4% 4,875
Total Votes 17,158

2010

On November 2, 2010 Nielson won election to the Utah House of Representatives, District 19[2].

Utah House of Representatives, District 19 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Nielson (R) 6,303
Richard Watson (D) 2,054
Reldon C White (C) 297

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Nielson is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Nielson raised a total of $77,096 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 14, 2013.[3]

Jim Nielson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Utah State House, District 19 Won $26,412
2010 Utah State House, District 19 Won $47,963
2008 Utah State Senate, District 23 Defeated $2,721
Grand Total Raised $77,096

2012

Nielson won re-election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Nielson raised a total of $26,412.
Utah House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jim Nielson's campaign in 2012
Utah Association Of Realtors$2,000
Utah Restaurant Association$1,340
Utah House Republican Elections Cmte$1,000
Reagan Outdoor Advertising$1,000
Pacificorp$900
Total Raised in 2012$26,412
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Nielson won election to the Utah House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Nielson raised a total of $47,963.

2008

Nielson lost the election for the Utah State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Nielson raised a total of $2,721.

Personal

Nielson and his wife, Marilyn, have five children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Sheryl Allen
Utah House of Representatives District 19
2010-present
Succeeded by
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