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  Nelson, Bill
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<-  2021-01-01  
 
NameBill Nelson
Address225 East Robinson Street Suite 410
Orlando, Florida 32801, United States
Emailcomments@nelsonforsenate.com
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Born September 29, 1942 (79 years)
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InfoClarence William Nelson

Bill Nelson is an American attorney, politician, and NASA payload specialist who is currently the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Nelson previously served as a United States Senator from Florida from 2001 to 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1972 to 1978 and in the United States House of Representatives from 1979 to 1991. In January 1986, he became the second sitting member of Congress to fly in space, after Jake Garn, when he served as a payload specialist on the Space Shuttle Columbia. Before entering politics he served in the U.S. Army Reserve during the Vietnam War.

Nelson is a fifth-generation Floridian. He was born Sept. 29, 1942 in Miami, and was educated in Melbourne's public schools. He is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Virginia Law School. Nelson served four years of reserve duty and two years of active duty in the United States Army, rising to the rank of captain. Bill lives with his wife of 30 years, Grace. They are the parents of two children, Nan Ellen and Bill.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
09/19/2018-09/24/2018 Cherry Communications 46.00% ( 0.0) 41.00% ( 0.0) 13.00% ( 0.0)
09/06/2018-09/09/2018 Survey USA 40.00% ( 4.0) 35.00% ( 2.0) 25.00% ( 2.0)
08/30/2018-09/03/2018 Quinnipiac University 49.00% ( 1.0) 43.00% ( 9.0) 8.00% ( 10.0)
08/29/2018-08/30/2018 Gravis Marketing 44.00% ( 1.0) 44.00% ( 3.0) 12.00% ( 1.0)
08/21/2018-08/22/2018 Gravis Marketing 45.00% ( 2.0) 41.00% ( 0.0) 13.00% ( 0.0)
08/16/2018-08/20/2018 Florida Atlantic University 35.00% ( 0.0) 36.00% ( 0.0) 29.00% ( 0.0)
08/10/2018-08/13/2018 Survey USA 36.00% ( 19.0) 37.00% ( 1.0) 27.00% ( 18.0)
07/13/2018-07/14/2018 Gravis Marketing 47.00% ( 0.0) 41.00% ( 0.0) 13.00% ( 0.0)
06/11/2018-07/02/2018 SurveyMonkey 47.00% ( 0.0) 47.00% ( 0.0) 6.00% ( 0.0)
02/23/2018-02/26/2018 Quinnipiac University 48.00% ( 6.0) 34.00% ( 5.0) 18.00% ( 12.0)
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
11/01/2018-11/03/2018 Emerson College 42.00% ( 0.0) 40.00% ( 0.0) 18.00% ( 0.0)
09/24/2018-09/27/2018 Mason-Dixon 38.00% ( 4.0) 37.00% ( 12.0) 25.00% ( 8.0)
09/20/2018-09/24/2018 Quinnipiac University 53.00% ( 5.0) 41.00% ( 1.0) 6.00% ( 4.0)
09/16/2018-09/20/2018 Marist Institute 44.00% ( 0.0) 36.00% ( 0.0) 20.00% ( 0.0)
08/30/2018-09/03/2018 Quinnipiac University 48.00% ( 2.0) 42.00% ( 20.0) 10.00% ( 19.0)
04/10/2018-04/11/2018 Public Policy Polling 47.00% ( 0.0) 37.00% ( 0.0) 15.00% ( 0.0)
02/24/2017-02/28/2017 Mason-Dixon 42.00% ( 0.0) 25.00% ( 0.0) 33.00% ( 0.0)
10/17/2012-10/18/2012 Survey USA 38.00% ( 0.0) 29.00% ( 0.0) 25.00% ( 0.0)
09/27/2012-09/30/2012 Suffolk University 36.00% ( 0.0) 32.00% ( 0.0) 32.00% ( 0.0)
09/03/2007-09/09/2007 Quinnipiac University 50.00% ( 3.0) 22.00% ( 4.0) 29.00% ( 2.0)

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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Apr 04, 2013 04:40pm News Florida Sen. Bill Nelson endorses gay marriage  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Nov 20, 2007 11:00pm News Fight With Party Might Push Unknown Senator To National Stage  Article The Sunset Provision 
Sep 25, 2007 12:00pm News Nelson says he’s readying lawsuit to fight DNC  Article The Sunset Provision 
Jun 07, 2007 08:00am News Trial set for Bill Nelson's son  Article CBlock941 
Dec 13, 2006 02:00pm News Sen. Bill Nelson Meets With Syria's Assad in Damascus  Article CBlock941 
Jul 25, 2005 07:00am News Nelson already fending off GOP punches  Article CBlock941 

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RACES
  04/29/2021 NASA Administrator Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2018 FL US Senate Lost 49.93% (-0.12%)
  01/03/2017 Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee Chairman Lost 48.15% (-3.70%)
  01/03/2015 Commerce, Science and Transportation Chairperson Lost 45.83% (-8.33%)
  01/03/2013 Aging (Select Committee) Chairperson Won 55.00% (+10.00%)
  11/06/2012 Finance Committee Seat 7 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 Armed Services Committee Seat 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 Commerce Committee Seat 4 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 FL US Senate Won 55.23% (+13.01%)
  11/06/2012 Budget Committee Seat 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/14/2012 FL US Senate - D Primary Won 78.80% (+57.61%)
  01/03/2007 Seat 06 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2006 FL US Senate Won 60.30% (+22.21%)
  09/05/2006 FL US Senate - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2000 FL US Senate Won 51.04% (+4.85%)
  09/05/2000 FL US Senate - D Primary Won 77.48% (+65.66%)
  11/03/1998 FL Treasurer Won 56.54% (+13.07%)
  11/08/1994 FL Treasurer Won 51.70% (+3.42%)
  09/08/1994 FL Treasurer - D Primary Won 54.57% (+16.65%)
  09/04/1990 FL Governor - D Primary Lost 30.51% (-38.97%)
  11/08/1988 FL District 11 Won 60.84% (+21.69%)
  11/04/1986 FL District 11 Won 72.71% (+45.43%)
  11/06/1984 FL District 11 Won 60.51% (+21.03%)
  09/04/1984 FL District 11 - D Primary Won 85.60% (+71.20%)
  11/02/1982 FL District 11 Won 70.57% (+41.15%)
  11/04/1980 FL District 09 Won 70.37% (+40.73%)
  11/07/1978 FL District 09 Won 61.49% (+22.98%)
  09/12/1978 FL District 9 - D Primary Won 85.99% (+71.99%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Miami-Dade County Mayor - Runoff - Nov 03, 2020 D Daniella Levine Cava
FL US President - D Primary - Mar 17, 2020 D Joe Biden
US Deputy Secretary of the Treasury - Dec 11, 2018 R Justin Muzinich
C.I.A. Director - May 17, 2018 I Gina Haspel
US Secretary of State - Apr 26, 2018 R Mike Pompeo
Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board - Jan 23, 2018 R Jerome H. Powell
US Secretary of Homeland Security - Dec 05, 2017 R Kirstjen Nielsen
US Ambassador to the Holy See - Oct 16, 2017 NPA Reject
US Secretary of the Interior - Mar 01, 2017 R Ryan Zinke
US Secretary of Commerce - Feb 27, 2017 R Wilbur L. Ross, Jr.
US Attorney General - Apr 23, 2015 D Loretta Lynch
C.I.A. Director - Mar 07, 2013 N John O. Brennan
Florida Democratic Party Chair - Jan 25, 2013 D Allison Tant
FL US Senate - D Primary - Aug 24, 2010 D Kendrick B. Meek
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 06, 2009 I Sonia Sotomayor
US Attorney General - Feb 02, 2009 D Eric Holder
Florida Marriage Protection Amendment - Nov 04, 2008 NO No
FL US President - D Primary - Jan 29, 2008 D Hillary Clinton
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jan 31, 2006 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 29, 2005 R John G. Roberts Jr.
Florida Democratic Party Leader - May 07, 2005 D Karen L. Thurman
US Attorney General - Feb 03, 2005 R Alberto S. Gonzales
FL US President - D Primary - Mar 09, 2004 D Bob Graham
US Secretary of the Interior - Jan 30, 2001 R Gale A. Norton
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