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|South Dakota House District 25|
|2011 - Present|
|January 13, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Base salary||$12,000/two-year term|
|Per diem||$110/legislative day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Date of birth||05/02/1967|
|Place of birth||Salem/Sioux Falls, SD|
|Profession||Retired, NCIS Investigator|
He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps before graduating from high school, and later became an NCIS investigator. He worked in these positions for a combined 23-and-a-half years before retiring.
South Dakota State Legislature
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Nelson served on the following committees:
|South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Commerce and Energy|
|• Local Government|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Nelson served on the following committees:
|South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture and Natural Resources|
Note: Nelson was later removed from the Agriculture committee following conflicts with Republican leadership; he claimed that his opposition to a dairy bill contributed to his removal.
Nelson won election in the 2012 election for South Dakota House of Representatives District 19. Nelson advanced past the Republican primary on June 5 and won election in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|South Dakota House of Representatives, District 19, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Stace Nelson Incumbent||40.4%||6,956|
|South Dakota House of Representatives District 19 Republican Primary, 2012|
|J.E. "Jim" Putnam||25.7%||1,129|
|South Dakota State House, District 25 (2010)|
|Stace Nelson (R)||4,814||27.34%|
|Jon Hansen (R)||4,579||26.00%|
|Oran A. Sorenson (D)||3,859||21.91%|
|Dennis Van Overschelde (D)||2,918||16.57%|
|Kevin R Crisp (I)||1,441||8.18%|
Comprehensive donor information for Stace Nelson is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Stace Nelson raised a total of $29,715 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 27, 2013.
|Stace Nelson's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||South Dakota House of Representatives, District 19||$16,385|
|2010||South Dakota House of Representatives, District 25||$13,330|
|Grand Total Raised||$29,715|
2012Stace Nelson won re-election to the South Dakota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Stace Nelson raised a total of $16,385.
|South Dakota House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Stace Nelson's campaign in 2012|
|Bill & Karen Van Gerpen||$700|
|South Dakota Credit Union League||$300|
|SD Medical Assoc Pac||$300|
|Total Raised in 2012||$16,385|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Nelson raised $13,330 in contributions.
Her two largest contributors were:
|South Dakota Republican Party||$1,042|
Nelson and his wife, Aiza, have six grown children who have produced children of their own. They currently live in Fulton.
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- Official Campaign Website
- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- The Associated Press, "SD state Rep. Stace Nelson to make US Senate run; joins 3 others seeking GOP nomination," August 13, 2013
- KELO, "Nelson Prepares To Join U.S. Senate Race," August 13, 2013
- The Daily Republic, "Rep. Stace Nelson removed from Legislature's Ag committee," November 30, 2011. Retrieved June 13, 2012.
- Office of the South Dakota Secretary of State "2012 Primary Election Candidate List," Accessed April 9, 2012
- South Dakota Secretary of State, "Official Primary Results," June 25, 2012
- South Dakota House of Representatives Official General Election Results, 2010
- followthemoney.org, "Nelson, Stace" Accessed September 27, 2013
- 2010 contributions
- Stace Nelson for District 25 Representative: About Stace Nelson
Oran Sorenson (D), Timothy Rave (R)
|South Dakota House of Representatives District 25
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