Position: State Representative, District 174
Member: Consumer Affairs; Game and Fisheries; Gaming Oversight; Labor and Industry; Transportation
In office since: 2015
Next election: 2020
Previous occupations: State Representative; PA Deputy Secretary of Labor; Director of Government Affairs and Business Development at Chartwell Law Offices
16 Old Ashton Road
Philadelphia, PA 19152
Representative Neilson has no policy stances on the issues.
Neilson is a member and former political director of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98, the union that John “Johnny Doc” Dougherty is the head of. The union and several others have been indicted by an FBI investigation for more than 100 counts of corruption charges. (source for indictments)
In 2014, Neilson won a special election to replace Councilperson Bill Green. This was between his terms as a State Representative.