Christine Erickson

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Christine M. Erickson
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South Dakota House of Representatives District 11
Incumbent
In office
2013-Present
Term ends
January 13, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$12,000/two-year term
Per diem$110/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Sioux Falls
Associate'sNational American University
Personal
Place of birthRapid City
ProfessionCivil servant, rental property manager
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Christine M. Erickson is a Republican member of the South Dakota House of Representatives representing District 11. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

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.[1]

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:[2]

  • 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.[3][4]

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.[5]

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.[1]

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