|Party||In Office Since||Term Ends|
|Level of Government|
|Date of Birth||Birthplace||Now Lives In|
|,||Shelby, IA||Nashville, NC|
Dennis Nielsen is a retired Air Force colonel and a long-shot candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor.
He runs a service helping elderly people file their taxes.
Two adult daughters
Dennis Nielsen is a candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor.
Early Life and Education
Dennis Nielsen was born in Shelby, Iowa.
He graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1970.
He retired from the Air National Guard in 2002.
He ran unsuccessfully for state Senate in 2004.
In 2006, he ran unsuccessfully in the primary for state House of Representatives.
In 2008, he ran in the Democratic primary for governor without a paid campaign staff or much money.
He supports vouchers for private school, eliminating property taxes for people over 65 with incomes less than $40,000 a year, and an end to forced annexation by cities and towns.
University of Nebraska
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