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Pierson, Nels

House 2015-Present (District 26B)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Olmsted

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 12/29/1972
Birth Place: ,
Birth County:
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Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
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City of Residence (when first elected): Rochester
Occupation (when first elected): Real Estate Developer

EDUCATION

Gustavus Adolphus College; B.A.; Political Science and Speech Communication, 1995
Hamline University; J.D.; 2012

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Nicole
Children: Three children: Sonja, Nels IV, and Mardoche
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

According to his House of Representatives Member Interview video, he grew up on a dairy farm near Butterfield, Minnesota.

One of his children, a son, was adopted from the Democratic Republic of Congo. (House of Representatives Member Interview video)


Total Days Served: 1472

SESSIONS SERVED

91st Legislative Session (2019-2020)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 26B
Elected: 11/8/2018
Residence: Stewartville
Term of Office: 1/8/2019 to 1/5/2021
Counties Represented: Olmsted
Occupation: Real Estate
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Health and Human Services Policy Minutes
  • Ways & Means: Capital Investment Division Minutes
  • Ways & Means: Housing Finance & Policy Division Minutes

90th Legislative Session (2017-2018)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 26B
Elected: 11/8/2016
Residence: Rochester
Term of Office: 1/3/2017 to 1/7/2019
Counties Represented: Olmsted
Occupation: Real Estate
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:

89th Legislative Session (2015-2016)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 26B
Elected: 11/4/2014
Residence: Rochester
Term of Office: 1/6/2015 to 1/2/2017
Counties Represented: Olmsted
Occupation: Real Estate Developer
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture Finance Minutes
  • Education Innovation Policy Minutes
  • Health and Human Services Finance Minutes
  • Health and Human Services Reform Minutes
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2015 House Interview



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