Jack Nelsen

Jack Nelsen will face Lyle Johnstone in May’s Republican primary.

Jerome County resident Jack Nelsen has announced his candidacy for one of two seats in the Idaho House of Representatives that will represent Blaine, Lincoln and Jerome counties.

Nelsen has filed to run as a Republican for Seat B in District 26, which includes Blaine County and its two neighbors to the south.

Nelsen has a long history of involvement in the region, serving on the Jerome County Planning and Zoning Commission, the Mid-Snake Water Commission and the Jerome County Republican Central Committee. He currently holds a position in the Jerome County Rotary Club and also serves on the College of Southern Idaho’s board of trustees, a position he has held since November 2016.

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