Erik Severson

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Erik Severson
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 28
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
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, District 28. He was first elected 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.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Severson has been appointed to these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Severson served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Severson is running in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 28. Severson ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012. Adam Bever ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.[1]

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. [2]

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 themes

Severson's website lists the following issue themes:

  • Employment
  • Government
  • Taxes
  • 2nd Amendment
  • Education
  • Aborton[3]

Campaign donors

In Wisconsin, there is a $500 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan Assembly candidates.[4]

2010

In 2010, when Severson first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $80,211 in donations.[5]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Erik Severson $6,220
AT&T $750
Tavern League of Wisconsin $500
Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists $500
Kitty Rhodes for Assembly $500
15 individual donors $500 each

Personal

Severson is married and has two children.

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