Transcript: This fall wouldn’t you like to vote for someone, someone you want in office. Carla Nelson is a candidate you can trust and she works for you. Carla believes in bipartisan cooperation and she has been endorsed by business and labor, agricultural, public safety and health care groups. Carla is a candidate you can endorse too. Vote for Carla Nelson for Senate. A candidate you can feel good about voting for. Hi I’m Carla Nelson and I approved this message. Paid for by Carla Nelson for Senate.
Transcript: Hi I’m Senator Carla Nelson. I believe as Minnesotans we can come together to get things done. I know it’s possible because as your state senator I worked with Democrats and Republicans to achieve results for our communities. Like strengthening our economy, improving our schools, supporting veterans, and holding government accountable. I’m State Senator Carla Nelson and I ask for your vote to set partisanship aside and to build a brighter future together. Paid for by Nelson for Senate.
Transcript: Aren’t you sick of all the negative political ads. I’m Joe Powers, an independent voter and small business owner. You may have heard a last minute radio ad making outrageous claims about State Senator Carla Nelson. Don’t believe the lies and the distortions. Carla Nelson has run a positive campaign we can be proud of. She’s endorsed by the Minnesota Medical Association MedPAC and she’s a strong independent voice for us. On Tuesday, leave the negative campaigning behind and vote for Carla Nelson for State Senate. Paid for by Nelson for Senate.
Transcript: Hi! I’m Carla Nelson. I hear over and over that people are ready for Election Day to come and end the negative campaigning. I’m disappointed that it was even used against me. But as always I have pledged and have run a positive issue based campaign, focused on bringing people together to get things done rather than political point scoring. I ask for your vote to continue to serve and make a positive difference for you. Paid for by Nelson for Senate.
In the News
Originally published in the Post Bulletin In our rapidly changing and challenging world, we need leaders with innovative ideas and a passion to make them happen. Carla Nelson is that leader. Sen. Carla Nelson’s data analytic legislation has saved significant taxpayer dollars by preventing and detecting fraud and by promoting operational efficiencies in state government. […]
Originally published in the Post Bulletin As someone who owns a small business, I’ve had firsthand experience with government overreach. Fortunately my small-business story had a positive end, because of the good work of State Sen. Carla Nelson. I had applied for my business license renewal and wasn’t hearing anything back. With Sen. Nelson’s help, […]
Originally published in the Post Bulletin MEDPAC proudly endorses Sen. Carla Nelson for re-election. She is a thoughtful, influential advocate for physicians and the patients we serve. From public health efforts such as tobacco control and vaccines to health-care financing issues like the repeal of the provider tax, Sen. Nelson has been a strong supporter […]
Originally published in the Post Bulletin The voters of Senate District 26 have been greatly served by Sen. Carla Nelson. I first met Sen. Nelson two years ago when she volunteered to be a “firefighter for a day” and found her to be very understanding and knowledgable about the kind of resources first responders need […]
Originally published in the Post Bulletin Carla Nelson has proven herself to be strong advocate for Rochester working on commonsense solutions at the State Capitol to help Minnesota grow and prosper. She is known as a hardworking, thoughtful legislator and has been a forceful voice for small businesses and taxpayers. She has been recognized for […]
Originally published in the Post Bulletin I am supporting Carla Nelson for many reasons. I’ll just list a few. Sen. Nelson helped pass grants to fill high-demand teaching fields and loan forgiveness program for teachers. Carla advocated for and passed legislation to freeze college tuition at our public colleges and universities. Carla Nelson’s bill removed […]
Originally published in the Post Bulletin As our region’s economy continues to grow, we need to ensure that people have affordable housing options and job training. State Sen. Carla Nelson has been a strong supporter of affordable housing and workforce training. The combination of skill development along with a secure place to live helps people […]
Originally published in the Post Bulletin The 2016 election has probably been the most heated and vitriolic one we’ve experienced during our lifetimes. Whether the race at the top of the ticket or down-ballot races, such as mine, I believe we should expect our candidates to demonstrate integrity, run on their records or what they […]
Originally published in the Post Bulletin When it comes to education, there’s a clear champion for our region — State Sen. Carla Nelson. Carla is a former teacher who has voted to provide record levels of funding for our K-12 schools, along with reforms to ensure that our students receive the best education possible. She […]
Originally published in the Post Bulletin In 2013, Minnesota State Rep. Tina Liebling wrote: “President Obama wanted all Americans to have affordable health coverage regardless of income or pre-existing conditions. He believes, as I do, that, ‘in the wealthiest nation on Earth, no one should go broke just because they get sick.’” Liebling got her […]
Originally published in the Post Bulletin Education is a top priority of mine. That is one of many reasons I am supporting Carla Nelson for State Senate. Not only did Carla teach in our Rochester public elementary and middle schools, she has continued to champion education at every level. I have heard Sen. Nelson repeatedly […]
Originally published in the Post Bulletin Lots of politicians talk about tackling tough issues, but State Sen. Carla Nelson gets the job done. Our state and nation need to do a better job addressing mental health issues. Sen. Nelson co-sponsored the Excellence in Mental Health Act, which will help Minnesota create a set of mental […]