Andy Nelson

Andy Nelson

Montana House, District 98, MT

2022 Endorsement

From a young age, Andy was taught to give back to the community. He has lived by this principle for his entire life; giving back to the communities that raised him, that formed and shaped him, that taught him true morals, values, and what it means to be a Montanan. Andy is ready to work for the great people of this state he's called home for his entire life, therefore, he is running for Montana State Legislature, House District 98. He is ready, willing, and able to fight with bold and fearless conviction in the Montana House of Representatives.

As an out and proud gay man, Andy will be a strong voice for the LGBTQ+ community. As a person who has battled alcoholism and made the conscious decision at a young age to live a life of sobriety, He will advocate for better treatment options for those struggling with addiction, resources, suicide prevention, and access to mental healthcare. As a person who recognizes the many privileges that he's had, Andy will fight for diversity, equity, inclusion, and for the marginalized communities who are too often overlooked and left out.

As a Montanan who wants to see the next generations thrive, he will advocate for our children, for our schools, for our teachers, for affordable childcare, and for kindergarten readiness. As a renter and Missoulian who wants to stay, work and one day raise a family here, Andy will fight tooth and nail to keep Montana affordable.