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.
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Senator Carla Nelson has received the Exceptional Advocate Award for the Minnesota Council on Disability. The Exceptional Advocate award goes to citizen advocates and legislators who do notable work for people with disabilities. The Minnesota Council on Disability thanked Senator Nelson for her “dedication to disability rights, accessibility, and inclusion.” Senator Nelson said, “I’m honored […]
The Minnesota Grocers Association has presented its 2022 MGA Legislator of the Year award to Sen. Carla Nelson. “Sen. Nelson has long been a champion of sensible policies that encourage economic activity and competitiveness for Minnesota businesses. As chair of the tax committee, she has shown remarkable leadership in delivering tax relief and has worked […]
ROCHESTER, MN – Senator Carla Nelson (R-Rochester) today announced she has earned the endorsement of the political action committee of the Minnesota Farm Bureau, which represents nearly 30,000 farmers across Minnesota. “Carla has been a strong supporter of our most important issues, including workforce development, sustainability and research and investment,” said Ray Johnson, Chair of […]
ROCHESTER, MN – Senator Carla Nelson (R-Rochester) today announced she has earned the endorsement of another Minnesota union. The Minnesota Pipe Trades Association (MPTA) will be supporting Sen. Nelson for the 2022 election. “Carla Nelson has been a steadfast champion for our members and their jobs,” said President David Ybarra. “Our union is proud to […]
ROCHESTER, MN – Senator Carla Nelson (R-Rochester) today announced she has earned the endorsement of the North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters for the 2022 election.“It is an immense honor to receive the endorsement of the North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters,” Sen. Nelson said. “The members of this labor organization and I […]
Legislative candidate:Congratulations on earning the endorsement of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 49 in your campaign for the state legislature.As you know, IUOE Local 49 is Minnesota’s largest construction union and has the honor to represent over 14,000 members in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Our members take great pride in building […]
Originally Published in the Star Tribune by Senator Paul GazelkaIn November, voters will make important decisions about the direction of our state. When casting their ballots for Republican state legislators, voters are choosing balanced representation and solutions that actually work for Minnesotans.For the last four years, Republicans in the Legislature have reached across the aisle […]
Originally Published in MINNPOST by Peter CallaghanThis year, health care and health insurance aren’t the dominant campaign issues they were in 2018, when candidates’ support for the Affordable Care Act helped determine winners, especially in the suburbs.But the issues still have resonance, placing second in a recent MinnPost poll when voters were asked to list the issues […]
Originally Published on MedCity BeatFourteen forums, 16 races, 32 candidates — it all Came to an end Thursday evening, with the last two installments of Med City Beat’s online forum series. The three-week lineup concluded with the candidates for Minnesota State Senate, pitting two sitting GOP Senators against ascendant DFL challengers — David Senjem vs. […]
Originally Published in MINNPOST by Walker OrensteinAs Gov. Tim Walz’s administration considers whether to adopt tougher vehicle emission standards that mirror ones in California, car dealers who oppose the idea are working to make the decision a campaign issue.The Minnesota Automobile Dealers Association is circulating a pledge to legislative candidates saying they oppose Minnesota following […]
Originally published on MINNPOST by Walker Orenstein For Republicans in key state Senate races across Greater Minnesota, running alongside Donald Trump could be an asset given the president’s strength outside of the Twin Cities metro area. So much so that Democrats in places like Moorhead, Bemidji and St. Cloud haven’t put the president front and […]