Nels Ackerson

Offices

We found no record of Nels Ackerson serving in elected office in Indiana. Our database only focuses on state and federal offices, so it's possible they served at a different level, or in an office not currently in our database.

Elections

1980–U.S. House (District 5) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 1980
61.70%
Elwood (Bud) H. Hillis (i)*, Republican, 129,474 votes
38.30%
Nels Ackerson, Democratic, 80,378 votes
Out of 209,852 votes casts, the margin of victory was 49,096 (23.40%)
2008–U.S. House (District 4) WON
Democratic Primary–Tuesday, May 6, 2008
100.00%
Nels Ackerson*, Democratic, 83,638 votes
Out of 83,638 votes casts, the margin of victory was 83,638 (100.00%)
2008–U.S. House (District 4) LOST
General Election–Tuesday, November 4, 2008
59.87%
Steve Buyer (i)*, Republican, 192,526 votes
40.13%
Nels Ackerson, Democratic, 129,038 votes
Out of 321,564 votes casts, the margin of victory was 63,488 (19.74%)
In the 3 races we have results for, Nels Ackerson had a record of 1-2. That includes a record of 0-2 in 2 general elections, and 1-0 in 1 primary election.