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{{tnr}}'''Erik Severson''' is a [[Republican]] member  of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], District 28. He was first elected in 2010.
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{{tnr}}'''Erik Severson''' is a [[Republican]] member  of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing District 28. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Severson earned a BS from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and an MD from the Mayo Medical School. Upon graduation, he completed a medical internship at the University of North Dakota and a family medicine residency at the University of Minnesota. Prior to his election, he worked as an emergency room physician in Osceola.
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==Biography==
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Severson earned a B.S. from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and an MD from the Mayo Medical School. Upon graduation, he completed a medical internship at the University of North Dakota and a family medicine residency at the University of Minnesota. Prior to his election, he worked as an emergency room physician in Osceola.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Severson served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year =2013
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Criminal Justice
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|Committee2 =Education
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|Committee3 =Energy and Utilities
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|Committee4 = Health
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|Chair4 = Chair
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|Committee5 = Mental Health
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|Chair5 = Chair
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|Committee6 = Workforce Development
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|Committee7 = Joint Survey on Retirement Systems
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|Joint7 = Yes
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Severson has been appointed to these committees:
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During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Severson served on these committees:
* [[Energy and Utilities Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Energy and Utilities Committee]]
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* [[Health Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Health Committee]], Vice Chair
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* [[Natural Resources Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Natural Resources Committee]]
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===2009-2010===
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{{Committee Assignments
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Severson served on these committees:
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Energy and Utilities
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|Committee2 =Health
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|Chair2=Vice Chair
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|Committee3 =Natural Resources
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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|Collapse=Yes
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Severson's website lists the following issue themes:
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*Employment
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*Government
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*Taxes
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*2nd Amendment
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*Education
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*Aborton<ref>[http://seversonforassembly.com/?cat=7 Campaign website]</ref>
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==Elections== 
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===2012=== 
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]'' 
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Severson won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 28. Severson ran unopposed in the [[Republican]] primary on August 14 and defeated [[Adam Bever]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_on_ballot_08_14_12_partisan_primary_pdf_18477.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly, District 28, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|party3 =-
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|winner1 =Erik Severson
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|Inc1 =Y
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|candidate2 =Adam T. Bever
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|candidate3 =''Scattering''
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|votes1 = 15865
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|votes2 = 12347
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|votes3 =29
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}}
  
==Elections==
 
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
  
Severson was elected to District 28.  He defeated Democratic incumbent [[Ann Hraychuck]] in the November 2 general election.  Severson was unopposed in the primary election.  <ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf Official GAB primary results]</ref>
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Severson was elected to District 28.  He defeated Democratic incumbent [[Ann Hraychuck]] in the November 2 general election.  Severson was unopposed in the primary election.  <ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf Official GAB primary results]</ref>
  
 
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| align="center" |'''99.85%'''
 
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====Campaign themes====
 
Severson's website lists the following issue themes:
 
*Employment
 
*Government
 
*Taxes
 
*2nd Amendment
 
*Education
 
*Aborton<ref>[http://seversonforassembly.com/?cat=7 Campaign website]</ref>
 
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
In Wisconsin, there is a $500 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan [[Wisconsin State Assembly|Assembly]] candidates.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/campaign_contribution_limits_partisan_state_pdf_13605.pdf ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'' "Contribution Limits"]</ref>
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{{Comprehensive donor history
===2010===
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|Name = Severson
In 2010, when Severson first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $80,211 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131612 ''Follow the Money.org'', Erik Severson candidate summary, Retrieved June 22, 2011]</ref>  
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|Full name = Erik Severson
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|year = 2010
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|Editdate = June 6, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=147132 ''followthemoney.org'', "Severson, Erik," accessed June 6, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 51007
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 28]]
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|totalraised2010 = 80211
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 28]]
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}}
  
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
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===2012===
{{legislative donor box}}
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{{SLP donor box 2012
|-
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|name = Severson
| Erik Severson
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|full Name = Erik Severson  
| align="right" |$6,220
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143429
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
| AT&T
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|new = no
| align="right" |$750
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|party = Republican
|-
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|total raised = 51,007
| Tavern League of Wisconsin
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|org1 = Polk County Republican Party
| align="right" |$500
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|org2 = Pfizer
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|org3 = Gullickson, Joyce
| Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists
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|org4 = Wisconsin Physician Assistants Pac
| align="right" |$500
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|org5 = Nelson, Stephen
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|orgamount1 = 500
| Kitty Rhodes for Assembly
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|orgamount2 = 500
| align="right" |$500
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|orgamount3 = 500
|-
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|orgamount4 = 500
| 15 individual donors
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|orgamount5 = 500
| align="right" |$500 each
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|}}
  
|}
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Severson
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|full Name = Erik Severson
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131612
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 80,211
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|org1 = Severson, Erik
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|org2 = At&T
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|org3 = Magnafici, Gae
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|org4 = Oberndorf, Susan J
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|org5 = Huelsman, Joanne
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|orgamount1 = 6220
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|orgamount2 = 750
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
Severson is married and has two children.
 
Severson is married and has two children.
  
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Erik + Severson + Wisconsin + Assembly'''"
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Erik+Severson+Wisconsin+Assembly&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Erik Severson News Feed}}
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/W3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=28 Erik Severson on the Wisconsin State Assembly website]
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/Pages/leg-info.aspx?d=28 Erik Severson on the Wisconsin State Assembly website]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=127012 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=127012 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
* [http://seversonforassembly.com/ Campaign website]
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*[http://seversonforassembly.com/ Campaign website]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131612 2010]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143429 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131612 2010]
* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Severson-for-Assembly/152309604781399?ref=ts Severson on Facebook]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Severson-for-Assembly/152309604781399?ref=ts Severson on Facebook]
* [http://www.youtube.com/seversonforassembly Severson on YouTube]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/seversonforassembly Severson on YouTube]
  
 
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Erik Severson
Erik Severson.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 28
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Minnesota, Duluth, 1993
M.D.Mayo Medical School, 2002
Personal
Birthday02/03/1974
Place of birthDuluth, MN
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Erik Severson is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 28. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Severson earned a B.S. from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and an MD from the Mayo Medical School. Upon graduation, he completed a medical internship at the University of North Dakota and a family medicine residency at the University of Minnesota. Prior to his election, he worked as an emergency room physician in Osceola.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Criminal Justice
Education
Energy and Utilities
Health, Chair
Mental Health, Chair
Workforce Development
Joint Survey on Retirement Systems

2011-2012

During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Severson served on these committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Severson's website lists the following issue themes:

  • Employment
  • Government
  • Taxes
  • 2nd Amendment
  • Education
  • Aborton[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Severson won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 28. Severson ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Adam Bever (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 28, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngErik Severson Incumbent 56.2% 15,865
     Democratic Adam T. Bever 43.7% 12,347
     - Scattering 0.1% 29
Total Votes 28,241

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Severson was elected to District 28. He defeated Democratic incumbent Ann Hraychuck in the November 2 general election. Severson was unopposed in the primary election. [3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 28 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Erik Severson (R) 11,770
Ann Hraychuck (D) 8,634
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 28 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Erik Severson (R) 4,622 99.85%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Severson is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Severson raised a total of $131,218 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 6, 2013.[4]

Erik Severson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 28 Won $51,007
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 28 Won $80,211
Grand Total Raised $131,218

2012

Severson won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Severson raised a total of $51,007.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Erik Severson's campaign in 2012
Polk County Republican Party$500
Pfizer$500
Gullickson, Joyce$500
Wisconsin Physician Assistants Pac$500
Nelson, Stephen$500
Total Raised in 2012$51,007
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Severson won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Severson raised a total of $80,211.

Personal

Severson is married and has two children.

Recent news

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