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also known as Milton Peter Nielson

politician , Member of the Idaho House of Representatives

Pete Nielsen, American state legislator. Member of Elywhee Sugar Beet Growers Association (chairman & director), Elywhee Growers Association (president 1970), Elmore County National Farmers Organization 1970, Sugar Beet Growers Association 1970-1980, Elwyhee County Republicans (president & chairman 1990).

Background

Nielsen, Pete was born on March 15, 1938 in Burley, Idaho, United States.

Education

Nielsen graduated from Minico High School and attended Brigham Young University and Utah State University.

Career

1990 Nielsen lost the November 6, 1990, general election for senate seat 12A to Democratic Senator Rose Claire Wetherell, who served in the senate until 1996. 1996 When Democratic Senator Wetherell left the District 20 senate seat open, Nielsen lost the May 28, 1996, Republican primary to Representative Robbi L. King. 1998 Nielsen challenged King in the three-way May 26, 1998, Republican primary, but placed second.

King served in the senate until 2002.

Achievements

  • 2012 Redistricted to 23B, Nielsen won the three-way May 15, 2012, Republican primary with 2,225 votes (457%), facing Democratic nominee Pam Chiarella for the general election on November 6, 2012. 2002 When Republican Representative Douglas R. Jones was re-districted to 23B, Nielsen won the May 28, 2002, Republican primary with 1,574 votes (601%) against Tish O'Donnell-Bangeman, winning the November 5, 2002, general election with 4,124 votes against David Phillips (D). 2004 Unopposed for the May 25, 2004, Republican primary, Nielsen won with 2,129 votes.

    Bob Stevenson won the Democratic primary, but was replaced on the ballot for the general election by Wayne Lasuen. Nielsen won the November 2, 2004, general election with 6,057 votes (550%) against Lasuen. 2006 Unopposed for the May 23, 2006, Republican primary, Nielsen won with 2,303 votes, winning the November 7, 2006, general election with 4,667 votes (5620%) against Dawn Best (D).

    2008 Unopposed for the May 27, 2008, Republican primary, Nielsen won with 2,406 votes, winning the November 4, 2008, general election with 7,310 votes (639%) against Rosemary Ardinger (D). 2010 Unopposed for the May 25, 2010, Republican primary, Nielsen won with 3,213 votes, and was unopposed for the November 2, 2010, general election, winning with 6,550 votes.

Views

Every person is the beloved spirit son or daughter of heavenly parents, God the Father and a Heavenly Mother, with a divine nature and destiny. The Heavenly Mother is like the Heavenly Father in glory, perfection, compassion, wisdom, and holiness.

Membership

Member of Elywhee Sugar Beet Growers Association (chairman & director), Elywhee Growers Association (president 1970), Elmore County National Farmers Organization 1970, Sugar Beet Growers Association 1970-1980, Elwyhee County Republicans (president & chairman 1990).

Connections

Married Connie Nielsen. Children: Robin Jo, Arlow, April, Heather, Celeste, Clint, Ivan, Desarae.

spouse:
Connie Nielsen

children:
Robin Jo Nielsen

Arlow Nielsen

April Nielsen

Heather Nielsen

Celeste Nielsen

Clint Nielsen

Ivan Nielsen

Desarae Nielsen