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Christine Erickson

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Christine M. Erickson
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South Dakota House of Representatives District 11
Former member
In office
2013-May 2014
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Associate'sNational American University
Bachelor'sUniversity of Sioux Falls
Personal
Place of birthRapid City
ProfessionCivil servant, rental property manager
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Christine M. Erickson is a former Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives representing District 11 from 2013 to May 2014. She resigned to take a place on the Sioux Falls City Council.[1]

Biography

Erickson earned her associate's degree in business administration from National American University and her bachelor's degree in business management from University of Sioux Falls. She has been a stay at home mother, and has worked part time with her husband in real estate. Previously, she was a Revenue Agent for the Department of Revenue in Pierre.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Erickson served on the following committees:

South Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013
Judiciary
Taxation

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Erickson's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[3]

  • Education
Excerpt: "Children deserve a quality education. Educators need adequate tools to ensure our youth exceed academic expectations"
  • Business policy
Excerpt: "Business competition and tax policy should be fair. ...Christine supports recruiting companies of all sizes through the use of grants and incentives to ensure our tax base grows.​"
  • Abortion
Excerpt: "Christine is pro-life."
  • Gun control
Excerpt: "Christine believes in the 2nd Amendment--your right to bear arms."
  • Responsible spending
Excerpt: "Christine supports responsible spending and small government. She will work to find ways to save taxpayers’ money every day by eliminating irresponsible spending."

Elections

2012

See also: South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Erickson won election in the 2012 election for South Dakota House of Representatives District 11. Erickson advanced past the Republican primary on June 5 and won election in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Lora Hubbel (R) ran for election for State Senate in District 11.[4][5]

South Dakota House of Representatives, District 11, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChristine Erickson 30.9% 5,685
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Stalzer 27.9% 5,124
     Democratic Darrell Solberg 22.5% 4,140
     Democratic Jim Larson 18.7% 3,429
Total Votes 18,378
South Dakota House of Representatives District 11 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngChristine M. Erickson 31.2% 529
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Stalzer 26.4% 447
Mark K Willadesen Incumbent 21.4% 362
Chris Karr 21.1% 357
Total Votes 1,695

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Christine Erickson is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Christine Erickson raised a total of $32,802 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 26, 2013.[6]

Christine Erickson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 South Dakota House of Representatives, District 11 Won $32,802
Grand Total Raised $32,802

2012

Christine Erickson won election to the South Dakota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Christine Erickson raised a total of $32,802.
South Dakota House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Christine Erickson's campaign in 2012
Erickson, Christine M$2,500
Vinatieri, Adam & Valerie$1,562
Erickson, Steven$1,000
Erickson, Christine M$1,000
Peter Norbeck Pac$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$32,802
Source:Follow the Money

Personal

Erickson and her husband, Tony, have three children.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mark Willadsen (R)
South Dakota House of Representatives District 11
2013–May 2014
Succeeded by
Mark Willadsen