February 25, 2014
Today, Steve Nelson, an experienced felony prosecutor in the Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office, announced his intention to seek the Republican nomination for Salt Lake County District Attorney and released a video on his campaign website, www.votestevenelson.com.
Steve is a graduate of West High School, Westminster College, and earned both his Juris Doctor degree and his Ph.D in Political Science at the University of Utah. Steve is married to his college sweetheart, Natalee, and they have four children. Steve has worked as a felony attorney for the last decade, prosecuting a wide range of cases including homicides, organized gang prosecutions, domestic violence, and drug distribution. Steve is recognized nationally for his work on child endangerment cases.
Steve is committed to saving taxpayer money by bringing fiscal responsibility to the District Attorney's Office. Having worked in the office for the past decade, Steve knows what works and what needs to be changed. Steve believes in a community-oriented approach to prosecution and will work closely with local leaders to protect our neighborhoods and our children.