Mike Nelson (Minnesota politician)
|Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 40A district
January 7, 2003
|Preceded by||redrawn district|
June 2, 1954 |
|Political party||Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party|
|Residence||Brooklyn Park, Minnesota|
|Alma mater||Hennepin Technical College|
|Occupation||business agent, carpenter, legislator|
Michael V. "Mike" Nelson (born June 2, 1954) is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), he represents District 40A, which includes Hennepin County in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. He is a carpenter by profession.
Early life, education, and career
Nelson attended Hennepin Technical College in Brooklyn Park for Carpentry in 1974. In addition to his work as a carpenter, he is a trades business agent for the Lakes and Plains Regional Council of Carpenters and Joiners.
Minnesota House of Representatives
Nelson was first elected in 2002 and has been re-elected every two years since then.
- "Minnesota Legislators Past & Present - Legislator Record - Nelson, Michael V". Leg.state.mn.us. Retrieved 2010-07-20.
- "Project Vote Smart - Representative Michael V. 'Mike' Nelson - Biography". Votesmart.org. Retrieved 2010-07-20.