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|Name = Sondra Erickson
 
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|Position = Minnesota House of Representatives District 15A
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|Position = Minnesota House of Representatives, District 15A
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
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|Tenure = 2011 - present
 
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|Campaign website = http://sondraerickson.com/
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Sondra Erickson''' (b. March 2, 1942) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]], representing District 15A since 2013. She previously represented District 16A from 2011 to 2013.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Sondra Erickson''' (b. March 2, 1942) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]], representing District 15A. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Erickson is a retired English teacher.
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==Biography==
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Erickson earned her B.A. in English from Columbia College.  Now retired, her professional experience includes working as an English teacher.
  
Erickson graduated from Concordia College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.
 
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2013-2014===
 
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Erickson served on these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Erickson served on the following committees:
  
 
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==Elections==
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==Election history==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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Erickson won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012|Minnesota House of Representatives]] District 15A. She ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated [[Joe Walsh (Minnesota)|Joe Walsh]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://candidates.sos.state.mn.us/CandidateFilingResults.aspx?county=0&municipality=0&schooldistrict=0&hospitaldistrict=0&level=1&party=0&federal=False&judicial=False&executive=False&senate=False&representative=True&title=&office=0&candidateid=0 ''Minnesota Secretary of State'' "2012 State General Election Candidate Filings," Accessed June 18, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.sos.state.mn.us/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=11802 ''Minnesota Secretary of State,'' Official 2012 Primary Results]</ref>
 
Erickson won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012|Minnesota House of Representatives]] District 15A. She ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated [[Joe Walsh (Minnesota)|Joe Walsh]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://candidates.sos.state.mn.us/CandidateFilingResults.aspx?county=0&municipality=0&schooldistrict=0&hospitaldistrict=0&level=1&party=0&federal=False&judicial=False&executive=False&senate=False&representative=True&title=&office=0&candidateid=0 ''Minnesota Secretary of State'' "2012 State General Election Candidate Filings," Accessed June 18, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.sos.state.mn.us/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=11802 ''Minnesota Secretary of State,'' Official 2012 Primary Results]</ref>
  
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
In 2010, Erickson raised $30,922 in contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MN&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>   
 
In 2010, Erickson raised $30,922 in contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MN&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>   
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==Personal==
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Erickson is widowed with one child.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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==Personal==
 
Erickson is widowed and has one child.
 
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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*[http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?id=10168 House website]
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*[http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?id=10168 Office website]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=2089 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=2089 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=2089 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=2089 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=129949 2010]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=129949 2010]
*[http://www.facebook.com/sondraericksonforhouse Facebook profile]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/sondraericksonforhouse Campaign Facebook page]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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{{succession box | before = [[Gail Jackson]] (DFL) | title = Minnesota House of Representatives District 16A | years = 2011–2013 | after = [[Chris Swedzinski]] (R)}}
 
{{succession box | before = [[Gail Jackson]] (DFL) | title = Minnesota House of Representatives District 16A | years = 2011–2013 | after = [[Chris Swedzinski]] (R)}}
 
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Sondra Erickson
Sondra Erickson.JPG
Minnesota House of Representatives, District 15A
Incumbent
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$66/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sConcordia College
Personal
BirthdayMarch 2, 1942
ProfessionRetired teacher
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Sondra Erickson (b. March 2, 1942) is a Republican member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 15A. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Erickson earned her B.A. in English from Columbia College. Now retired, her professional experience includes working as an English teacher.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Education Finance
Education Policy

2011-2012

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

Election history

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Erickson won re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 15A. She ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Joe Walsh (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 15A, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSondra Erickson Incumbent 52.4% 10,027
     Democratic Joe Walsh 47.6% 9,106
Total Votes 19,133

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Erickson won election to the District 16A Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. She defeated Gail Jackson (DFL) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 16A (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Gaul Jackson (DFL) 7,470 44.39%
Green check mark transparent.png Sondra Erickson (R) 9.321 55.38%
Write-In 18 0.10%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Erickson raised $30,922 in contributions.[4]

Her three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,231
Eastlund Rob House Dist 17A Cmte $2,500
6th Congressional District RPM $2,000

Personal

Erickson is widowed with one child.

Recent news

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Political offices
Preceded by
Steve Gottwalt (R)
Minnesota State House District 15A
2013- present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Gail Jackson (DFL)
Minnesota House of Representatives District 16A
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Chris Swedzinski (R)