John Eklund, Jr.

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John Eklund, Jr.
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Wyoming State House, District 10
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$150/day
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wyoming, 1974
Personal
Place of birthCheyenne, WY
ProfessionRancher
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John Eklund, Jr. is a Republican member of the Wyoming House of Representatives, District 10. He was first elected in 2010.

Before assuming office, Eklund worked as a rancher. He earned a BS at the University of Wyoming.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Wyoming Committee Assignments, 2013
Revenue
Agriculture, State and Public Lands and Water Resources
Joint Revenue
Joint Agriculture, State and Public Lands and Water Resources

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Eklund served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Wyoming House of Representatives elections, 2012

Eklund won re-election in the 2012 election for the Wyoming House of Representatives District 10. He defeated Donn Edmunds in the Republican primary on August 21 and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Wyoming House of Representatives, District 10, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Eklund Incumbent 99% 3,844
     Write-Ins Various 1% 38
Total Votes 3,882


Wyoming House of Representatives, District 10 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Eklund, Jr. Incumbent 78.3% 1,326
Donn Edmunds 21.7% 367
Total Votes 1,693

2010

See also: Wyoming House of Representatives elections, 2010

Eklund defeated Democrat Gary Roadifer for the open seat in the general election on November 2, 2010. He defeated Republican Donn Edmunds in the primary.[3][4]

Wyoming House of Representatives, District 10, General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Eklund, Jr. (R) 3,119
Gary Roadifer (D) 1,313
Wyoming House of Representatives, District 10 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Eklund Jr. (R) 1,484
Donn L. Edmunds (R) 649

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Eklund is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Eklund raised a total of $10,745 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 10, 2013.[5]

John Eklund, Jr.'s Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wyoming State House, District 10 Won $2,950
2010 Wyoming State House, District 10 Won $7,795
Grand Total Raised $10,745

2012

Eklund won re-election to the Wyoming State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Eklund raised a total of $2,950.
Wyoming State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Eklund, Jr.'s campaign in 2012
Union Pacific Railroad$500
Black Hills Corp.$400
Wyoming Trucking Association$300
Wyoming Rural Electric Association$250
Cloud Peak Energy$250
Total Raised in 2012$2,950
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Eklund won election to the Wyoming State House in 2010. During that election cycle, Eklund raised a total of $7,795.

Personal

Eklund and his wife, Suzy, have three children.[6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Rodney Anderson
Wyoming House of Representatives District 10
2010-present
Succeeded by
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