Pete Nielsen

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Pete Nielsen
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 23 Position B
In office
December 1, 2012 – December 1, 2016
Preceded byStephen Hartgen
Succeeded byMegan Blanksma
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 22 Position B
In office
December 1, 2002 – December 1, 2012
Preceded byDouglas Jones
Succeeded byJason Monks
Personal details
Born (1938-03-15) March 15, 1938 (age 81)
Burley, Idaho
NationalityAmerican
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Connie
Children8
ResidenceMountain Home, Idaho
Alma materBrigham Young University
Utah State University
ProfessionFarmer, insurance agent

Milton Peter ("Pete") Nielsen (born March 15, 1938 in Burley, Idaho)[1] was a Republican Idaho State Representative from 2002-2012 representing District 22 in the B seat.[2] In 2012- 2016 he served in the Idaho House of Representatives representing District 23 in the B seat. The American Conservative Union gave him a lifetime rating of 81%.

Education[edit]

Nielsen graduated from Minico High School and attended Brigham Young University and Utah State University.[citation needed]

Elections[edit]

District 12 - Elmore and Owyhee Counties
Year Candidate Votes Pct Candidate Votes Pct
1990 Primary Pete Nielsen 1,573 60.1%
1990 General Claire Wetherell 3,774 61.0% Pete Nielsen 2,415 39.0%
District 20 Senate - Owyhee County and part of Elmore County
Year Candidate Votes Pct Candidate Votes Pct Candidate Votes Pct
1996 Primary[3] Robbi King 2,819 67.2% Pete Nielsen 1,102 32.8%
1998 Primary[4] Robbi King 2,204 57.6% Pete Nielsen 875 22.9% Stan Phelps 746 19.5%
District 22 Seat B - Boise and Elmore County
Year Candidate Votes Pct Candidate Votes Pct
2002 Primary[5] Pete Nielsen 1,574 60.1% Tish O'Donnell-Bangeman 1,045 39.9%
2002 General[6] Pete Nielsen 4,124 54.3% David Phillips 3,476 45.7%
2004 Primary[7] Pete Nielsen (incumbent) 2,129 100%
2004 General[8] Pete Nielsen (incumbent) 6,057 55.0% Wayne Lasuen 4,947 45.0%
2006 Primary[9] Pete Nielsen (incumbent) 2,303 100%
2006 General[10] Pete Nielsen (incumbent) 4,667 56.2% Dawn Best 3,638 43.8%
2008 Primary[11] Pete Nielsen (incumbent) 2,406 100%
2008 General[12] Pete Nielsen (incumbent) 7,310 63.9% Rosemary Ardinger 4,133 36.1%
2010 Primary[13] Pete Nielsen (incumbent) 3,213 100%
2010 General[14] Pete Nielsen (incumbent) 6,550 100%
District 23 Seat B - Elmore and Owyhee Counties and part of Twin Falls County
Year Candidate Votes Pct Candidate Votes Pct Candidate Votes Pct
2012 Primary[15] Pete Nielsen (incumbent) 2,225 45.7% Matthew Bundy 1,498 30.8% Steve Millington 1,144 23.5%
2012 General[16] Pete Nielsen (incumbent) 9,037 66.5% Pam Chiarella 4,556 36.1%
2014 Primary[17] Pete Nielsen (incumbent) 2,048 51.0% Steve Millington 1,965 49.0%
2014 General[18] Pete Nielsen (incumbent) 6,212 66.9% Spike Ericson 2,032 21.9% C.J. Nemeth 1,044 11.2%
2016 Primary[19] Megan Blanksma 3,387 71.0% Pete Nielsen (incumbent) 1,052 22.1% Justin Freeman 329 6.9%

Views[edit]

On February 25, 2016, Nielsen claimed that women who are raped or victims of incest are less likely to become pregnant, due to "trauma". "Being a father of five girls, I've explored this a lot."[20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "House Membership: Pete Nielsen". Boise, Idaho: Idaho Legislature. Retrieved July 15, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Representative Milton 'Pete' Peter Nielsen's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved July 15, 2012.
  3. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete. "Official Results: Idaho Primary Election May 28, 1996". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  4. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete. "Idaho Primary Election Results: May 26, 1998". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved May 20, 2016.
  5. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete. "May 28, 2002 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  6. ^ Cenarrusa, Pete. "November 5, 2002 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  7. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2004 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  8. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2004 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  9. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 23, 2006 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  10. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 7, 2006 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  11. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 27, 2008 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  12. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 4, 2008 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  13. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2010 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  14. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2010 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  15. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 15, 2012 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  16. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 6, 2012 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  17. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 20, 2014 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  18. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 4, 2014 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  19. ^ Denney, Lawerence. "May 17, 2016 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  20. ^ Reilly, Mollie. "Another Male Lawmaker Claims Rape, Incest Victims Rarely Get Pregnant". Retrieved 27 February 2016.

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