Ronnie Nelson

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Ronnie Nelson
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Candidate for
Colorado House of Representatives District 5
ProfessionLicensed Mortgage Broker
Campaign website
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Ronnie Nelson was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 5 of the Colorado House of Representatives.

Nelson is a Licensed Mortgage Broker, specializing in Residential Lending.[1] Nelson is also an actor, artist, musician, and singer/songwriter.[1]


Campaign themes


Nelson's campaign website listed the following issues:[2]

  • Jobs and our Economy
  • Education and our Schools
  • Housing Market and our Homes


Nelson's website listed the following issues:

  • Tourism
  • Free Market
  • Individual Liberty
  • Energy Independence
  • Clean Affordable Energy
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Enforcement of Colorado Laws
  • School Choices for ALL Children
  • Tax Cuts and Reducing Fees
  • Welfare Reform: Teach People to "Fish"!
  • 1st Amendment
  • 2nd Amendment
  • 10th Amendment
  • Small Business: Government Out of the Way



See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2012

Nelson ran in the 2012 election for Colorado House of Representatives District 5. He defeated write-in candidate Matthew Zielinski in the June 26 Republican primary. He was defeated by incumbent Crisanta Duran (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Colorado House of Representatives, District 5, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCrisanta Duran Incumbent 74.3% 20,483
     Republican Ronnie Nelson 21.9% 6,027
     Green Victor Forsythe Villacres 3.8% 1,058
Total Votes 27,568

Colorado House of Representatives, District 5 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRonnie Nelson 95.8% 565
Matthew Zielinski 4.2% 25
Total Votes 590


See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2010

Nelson was uncontested in the August 10 primary. He was defeated by Democrat Crisanta Duran in the November 2 general election.

Colorado House of Representatives, District 5 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Crisanta Duran (D) 13,668
Ronnie Nelson (R) 4,148

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