Nelson, Rick

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Rep. Nelson
Kentucky District 87

Born June 11, 1954, Rep. Rick Nelson (D) represents District 87, which covers Bell County and part of Harlan County. Nelson earned a bachelor's degree from Cumberland College (Now University of the Cumberlands), and a master's degree from Eastern Kentucky University. He works as a teacher for Bell County Schools, and is a member of the Kentucky Education Association. He is also a member of Gideons International. Nelson has served in the Kentucky House of Representatives since 2001.

Campaign Financing

Kentucky Education Association

In 2010, the Kentucky Education Association contributed $2000 to Nelson's campaign.


Interim Committees: BR Sub. on Primary & Secondary Education [Liaison Member]; Education; Elementary and Secondary Education; Energy Special Subcommittee; Labor and Industry [Co-Chair]; Transportation; Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection

Session Committees: BR Sub. on Primary & Secondary Education (H) [Liaison Member]; Education (H); Labor & Industry (H) [Chair]; Military Affairs & Public Safety (H); Transportation (H)

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Rt. 3 Box 686, Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965

Frankfort Address

702 Capitol Ave, Annex Room 358, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Phone Number(s)

Home: (606) 248-8828

Home: (606) 248-8828 (fax)

Annex: (502) 564-8100 Ext. 612

Email Address


See Also


1. Rep. Rick Nelson-LRC page
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