FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER DAVID HANN (R-EDEN PRAIRIE) ENDORSES WACONIA MAYOR JIM NASH FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE
July 24, 2014 (Waconia) – Senator Republican Leader David Hann announced today he is endorsing the candidacy of Jim Nash for State Representative in District 47A, which includes the city of Waconia and the communities of western Carver County.
“Republicans in District 47A have an important choice to make in the August 12th Primary and I encourage them to join me in supporting Jim Nash for State Representative. Jim has worked hard to listen to the needs of his constituents and find solutions to the problems that face the community. As the Mayor of Waconia, he effectively fostered growth and helped create a city where people are proud to live. We need this type of leadership in St. Paul in order to create a Minnesota that people are proud to call home.”
“I am honored to have Senator Hann’s support,” stated Mayor Jim Nash. “Knowing the Senate Republican Leader supports my efforts to become the State Representative from 47A is very encouraging.”
Senator Hann joins a long list of people who have endorsed the Jim Nash campaign. These include: Representative Nick Zerwas (R-Elk River), Representative Tim O’Driscoll (R-Sartell), Representative Mary Franson (R-Alexandria), Representative Tony Albright (R- Prior Lake), Senator Dave Osmek (R-Mound), Senator Carrie Ruud (R-Breezy Point), Senator Dave Thompson (R-Lakeville), Carver Mayor Greg Osterdyk, Former Representative Paul Kohls (R-Victoria), the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund, and the Minnesota Gun Owners PAC.
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Legislative candidate Jim Nash is a business owner of technology analyst firm DCIG, and has been married for 24 years to his wife Kim. They reside in Waconia with their six children: James, David, Sarah, Hannah, Matthew, and Emily. Mayor Nash was elected to the Waconia City Council in 2008, was elected Mayor in 2010, and reelected in 2012. Waconia is the largest city in District 47A with a population of nearly 12,000 residents.