2012 Campaign Finance Profile - Erik Severson

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

Election NotesMoney SourcesTop ContributorsBig MoneyProfile Index

2012 Election Notes and Background

Representative Severson was first elected to the Assembly in 2010.

He was unopposed in the primary and faced Democratic opposition in the general election.

2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Severson
Raised: $55,417 - Spent: $34,822
Vote: 56.2% - Cost/Vote: $2.19
Independent Backing: $0
Bever
Raised: $18,886 - Spent: $18,787
Vote: 43.7% - Cost/Vote: $1.52
Independent Backing: $0
Severson’s Committee Assignments

2013-2014: Criminal Justice; Education; Energy and Utilities; Health (Chair); Workforce Development; Joint Survey on Retirement Systems; Speaker's Taskforce on Mental Health (Chair).

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


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/11 $10,785
Self $4,270
Under $100 $6,265
$100 or more $35,046
PACs & Parties $8,400
Other Income $1,436

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/11-12/31/12
In-District Out-District
$16,781 (48.1%) $18,105 (51.9%)

*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*
1/1/11-12/31/12
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $6,145.00
Health Services/Institutions $5,015.00
Construction $4,895.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $3,471.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $2,340.00
Telecommunications & Computers $2,250.00
Insurance $2,200.00
Banking & Finance $2,100.00
Energy $2,075.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $1,950.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $1,750.00
Unknown $1,700.00
Business $1,445.00
Education $1,325.00
Agriculture $1,000.00
Real Estate $1,000.00
Transportation $900.00
Political/Ideological $800.00
Road Construction $600.00
Civil servant/public employee $200.00
Defense $125.00

*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
2009-2012
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Severson, Erik Star Prairie, WI Legislator $10,490
Kravik Family Osceola, WI Northwire Inc $2,970
Sadoff Family Milwaukee, WI Badger Liquor $2,000
Severson, Arlen & Julianne Esko, MN University of Minnesota Medical School $2,000
Walton Family Millsap, TX Walmart Stores $2,000
Dahlberg, Mark & Maude Grantsburg, WI Northwestern Wisconsin Electric $1,550
Bowen, Ivan & Barbara St Croix Falls, WI Dresser Trap Rock $1,500
Jarchow, Michael & Barbara Comstock, WI Industrial Safety Inc $1,500
Lindus, Kevin & Emily Baldwin, WI Lindus Construction Inc $1,500
Mattison, Philip & Kathleen Forest Lake, MN Core Products International Inc/Robert Hobday DDS $1,279

Election NotesMoney SourcesTop ContributorsBig MoneyProfile Index