Nels Pierson for Congress Honored with Legislative Endorsements

Rochester, MN – April 15, 2022 – Today, Representative Nels Pierson announced an updated list of endorsements from his legislative colleagues and former educator, State Senator, and Lt. Governor Joanne Benson of St. Cloud, MN.

“These leaders, along with former State Senator and Lt. Governor Joanne Benson, intimately know the grit and temperament it takes to represent your constituents so that government works for people and not against them,” said Nels Pierson.

Legislative endorsements for Nels for Congress include:

Sen. David Senjem
Sen. Carla Nelson
Sen. Jason Rarick
Rep. Greg Davids
Rep. Dale Lueck
Rep. Mary Franson
Rep. Jim Nash
Rep. Jon Koznick
Rep. Peggy Scott
Rep. Anne Neu Brindley
Rep. Lisa Demuth
Rep. Jerry Hertaus
Rep. Matt Bliss
Rep. Paul Anderson
Rep. John Poston
Rep. Paul Novotny
Rep. John Heinrich
Rep. Marion O’Neill
Rep. Kristin Robbins
Rep. Josh Heintzeman
Rep. Joe McDonald

“As I was encouraged to enter the unexpected special election and general election congressional campaign at the end of February, I cannot express how grateful I am for the confidence and support for Nels for Congress from my legislative colleagues,” said Pierson.

“Lt. Governor Benson served a distinguished public service career motivating others to get involved in their government and live as active citizens. She continues to serve her church and community,” said Nels Pierson.

“The world is a better place because of people like Joanne Benson, who fought to make government responsive to citizens and stays active. I try to live my life like hers.”

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