|Connecticut House of Representatives, District 46|
|2003 - Present|
|January 5, 2013|
|Years in position||10|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 6, 2012|
|J.D.||Case Western Reserve University School of Law|
Olson is an Attorney with Embry and Neusner.
She is a Corporator with the William W. Backus Hospital of the Advisory Council of the Women's Center of Southeastern Connecticut, mentor with Big Brother/Big Sister, and a volunteer with the Second Chance Animal Sanctuary.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Olson has been appointed to these committees:
- Judiciary Committee, Connecticut General Assembly
- Legislative Management Committee, Connecticut General Assembly
- Public Health Committee, Connecticut General Assembly
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Olson served on these committees:
Olson ran for re-election to the 46th District seat in 2010. She defeated Bill Nash (R) in the November 2 general election.
|Connecticut House of Representatives, District 46 General Election (2010)|
|Melissa Olson (D)||2,956|
|Bill Nash (R)||1,772|
On November 4, 2008, Olson won re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives from Connecticut's 46th District. Olson ran unopposed in the general election, and she received 6,292 votes. Olson raised $2,624 for her campaign.
In 2010, Olson raised $6,676 in contributions. 
No contributions to her campaign were for $1,000 or more.
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- Connecticut House Democrats - Representative Melissa Olson
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
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- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
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