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 by Stephen Hartgen
Succeeded by Megan Blanksma
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 22 Position B
In office
December 1, 2002 – December 1, 2012
Preceded by Douglas Jones
Succeeded by Jason Monks
Personal details
Born (1938-03-15) March 15, 1938 (age 80)
Burley, Idaho
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Connie
Children 8
Residence Mountain Home, Idaho
Alma mater Brigham Young University
Utah State University
Profession Farmer, 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.

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 exploited 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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