View Full Version : Campaign Evaluation: Stace Nelson (U.S. Senate, R-SD)

10-24-2013, 05:47 AM
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Candidate Name: Stace Nelson
Office Sought: U.S. Senate, South Dakota
Website: http://stacenelson.com/
Social Media: Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Stace-Nelson/116884104992767) | Twitter (https://twitter.com/RepStaceNelson)

Candidate Profile: On the Issues
Civil Liberties: [Rating TBD]
Constitutional Issues: [Rating TBD]
Economic Issues: [Rating TBD]
Foreign Policy: [Rating TBD]
Social Issues: [Rating TBD]
Overall Issues Rating: [Rating TBD]

Race Profile: Competition & Demographics
State: South Dakota
District: N/A
Incumbent: Tim Johnson (http://www.johnson.senate.gov/public/) (D-SD) - Will not seek re-election.
Other Primary Candidates: Annette Bosworth (http://www.timwolfeforcongress.com/), Larry Rhoden (http://www.larryrhoden.com/), Mike Rounds (https://roundsforsenate.com/)
Non-Incumbent Candidates from Other Parties: Rich Weiland (http://peopleforweiland.com/) (D), Kurt Evans (L)
Cook PVI: R+10 (Solid Republican)
Relevant poll numbers: http://www.scribd.com/doc/177280838/SD-Sen-Nielson-Brothers-Oct-2012
Rounds 46.1%
Nelson 10.4%
Rhoden 3.9%
Bosworth 2.7%
Undecided 37%
Overall Race Profile Rating: [Rating TBD]

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10-24-2013, 07:23 AM

11-09-2013, 08:44 AM
Poll is open. Please vote within the next 2 weeks for the overall rating.

11-22-2013, 05:35 AM
On paper he seems ok, maybe a 3 or 4 star guy. I just don't think he can be competitive against Rounds.