2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Erik Severson

Representative Erik Severson (R) Star PrairiePicture: Representative Erik SeversonAssembly District 28

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Severson was first elected to the Assembly in 2010.

He was unopposed in the primary and defeated the Democatic incumbent in the general election.

Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($66) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Severson. Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Inc. ($1,755) made indepedent expenditures in support of his opponent.

American Federation for Children and Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce spent undisclosed sums supporting Representative Severson.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Severson
Raised: $80,211 - Spent: $69,426
Vote: 57.7% - Cost/Vote: $5.90
Independent Backing: $66
Hraychuck
Raised: $60,373 - Spent: $79,201
Vote: 42.3% - Cost/Vote: $9.17
Independent Backing: $1,755
Severson’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Energy and Utilities; Health; Natural Resources.

2009-2010: Not yet elected.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $0
Self $6,220
Under $100 $10,859
$100 or more $53,207
PACs & Parties $9,925
Other Income $0
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/09-12/31/10
In-District Out-District
$21,103 (39.8%) $31,969 (60.2%)

*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/09-12/31/10
Interest Amount
Manufacturing & Distributing $8,850.01
Construction $7,747.00
Health Professionals $6,875.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $5,250.00
Business $5,195.00
Political/Ideological $4,675.00
Banking & Finance $3,960.00
Telecommunications & Computers $2,660.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $2,610.00
Unknown $2,520.00
Health Services/Institutions $2,029.16
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,760.25
Education $1,600.00
Insurance $1,450.00
Civil servant/public employee $1,400.00
Transportation $1,095.72
Agriculture $1,075.00
Natural Resources $1,000.00
Energy $850.00
Real Estate $395.00

*Individual contributions includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Committee contributions of any amount are included. Any returned and self contributions are excluded.

Top Contributors
2009-2010
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Severson, Erik Star Prairie, WI Candidate/Health Partners $6,220
Sadoff Family Milwaukee, WI Badger Liquor $2,000
Walton Family Bentonville, AR Walmart Stores $1,750
Kravik Family Osceola, WI Northwire Inc $1,470
Bowen, Ivan & Barbara St Croix Falls, WI Dresser Trap Rock $1,000
Jarchow, Michael & Barbara Comstock, WI Industrial Safety Inc $1,000
Kern, Robert & Patricia Waukesha, WI Generac Corp $1,000
Kunz, Daniel & Vicky La Crosse, WI Kwik Trip $1,000
Lindus, Kevin & Emily Baldwin, WI Lindus Construction Inc $1,000
Magnafici, Thomas & Gae St Croix Falls, WI Landscaping $1,000
Severson, Arlen & Julianne Esko, MN University of Minnesota Medical School $1,000

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