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Republican and Democrat governors alike have appointed Carla to key state boards that demand bipartisan cooperation.

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Carla’s Awards & Endorsements During her time in elected office, Carla has received many awards and endorsements, including:

MN Police

MN Police & Peace Officers Association


“Carla Nelson has been a stead-fast champion for our members and their jobs. Our union is proud to endorse her for re-election.”

Legislator of the Year

Legislator of the Year

“Senator Nelson has long been a champion of sensible policies that encourage economic activity and competitiveness for Minnesota businesses.”

Legislator of the Year

Legislator of the Year


“We are fortunate to have a strong champion for Greater Minnesota as chair of the Senate Taxes Committee.”


“Senator Nelson’s efforts to understand the value of local control and trusting locally elected officials, our school boards across Minnesota, is commendable and appreciated.”

School Social Work Legislator of the Year

School Social Work Legislator of the Year

housing project

“Senator Nelson’s partnership with MHP over the last four years on the Affordable Housing Tax Credit was a long-term, consistent contribution to preserving and expanding resources that lead to safe, stable and affordable housing.”

North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters
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Friend of Public Education

Friend of Public Education

“AMSD is grateful for Senator Nelson’s strong leadership and unwavering advocacy for Minnesota school districts. She understands that consistent and stable funding is critical to the success of our students.”


You can endorse Carla Nelson, too!

On November 8th, we have the opportunity to send Carla back to Saint Paul to continue working for our district. Show your support for Carla by voting on November 8th in-person, voting in-person prior to the election, or voting absentee. Learn more by clicking the link below.

Early in person voting:

Monday Nov. 7 – 8AM – 5PM


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