Tom Nelson

His Perception vs. Wisconsin’s Reality


OBJECTIVE: Seeking any public office higher than what I currently hold.

SUMMARY: Resident of Outagamie County looking to put people first in Congress. (Running for Congress because some day he want to be the next Governor or Senator.)



Candidate for Wisconsin’s 8th Congressional District: April, 2016 – Present

     – Running on a people first platform (Hiding from his record of tax hikes and putting politics first)

     – Fighting to Protect Social Security (Opposed tax reductions on social security benefits)

     – Bringing both parties together (Taking thousands from Unions and Democrats in Washington)


Outagamie County Executive: April, 2011 – Present

     – Consistent, principled, bipartisan (Flip-flopped on his own eminent domain proposal)

     – Working for the people of Outagamie County (Local Official: “Tom was looking out for Tom Nelson”)

     – Led an open and transparent government (Stonewalled Open Records Requests)


Candidate for Lt. Governor: Sept. – Nov. 2010

     – Running on a people first platform (Set the stage to one day run for Governor)

     – Ran as Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett’s Lt. Governor


State Assembly Majority Leader: Jan. 2008– Dec. 2010

     – Supported Governor Jim Doyle every step of the way

     – Proud of his record in Madison


State Legislator: Jan. 2005 – Dec. 2010

     – Got a budget done on time (Raised taxes on hard-working families)

     – Proudly supported Governor Jim Doyle’s Budgets

     – Made tough choices (Voted to provide prisoners early release)


*References are available upon request (Don’t ask Wisconsin’s hard-working taxpayers.)

(2009 Wisconsin Act 28)
(JR Ross, “Assembly approves Senate changes to budget,” Associated Press, July 5, 2005)
(“National Dems Back Tom Nelson in Wisconsin,” Media Trackers, 5/23/2016)
(“Chair: Eminent domain was Nelson’s idea,” Appleton Post-Crescent, 7/25/2016)
(WISGOP, YouTube, 8/18/16) (2009 Wisconsin Act 28) (2009 Wisconsin Act 28)
(“Bice: GOP says Nelson is stalling on records”, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 9/6/16)