Erik Mortensen raised more than any other Republican House candidate in Minnesota

Minnesota Republican candidates and officeholders have raised $7.3 million during the 2022 election cycle. Among state House candidates and officeholders, Erik Mortensen has raised more than any other Republican.

Mortensen represents District 55A and is running for re-election in 2022. Mortensen raised $90,777 and spent $24,672 between Jan. 1, 2021, and Mar. 31, 2022. According to Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board reports, the following individual donors and PACs gave the most money to Mortensen.

Top 10 Donors to Mortensen, (1/1/2021 – 3/31/2022)

Of the $90,777 in reported donations, $10,000 came from these 10 donors.

Total DonationsNameType
$1,000.00Bart AndersonINDIVIDUAL
$1,000.00Boyd KneenINDIVIDUAL
$1,000.00Brian BowersINDIVIDUAL
$1,000.00Carmelle EickhoffINDIVIDUAL
$1,000.00Cush MinarINDIVIDUAL
$1,000.00Dale ZoerbINDIVIDUAL
$1,000.00David HughesINDIVIDUAL
$1,000.00David SchultzINDIVIDUAL
$1,000.00Don HuizuengaINDIVIDUAL
$1,000.00Don NiemiINDIVIDUAL
*Donors are listed alphabetically. See additional donors who gave $1,000 on Mortensen’s list of donors.

The data above are based on campaign finance reports that active Minnesota candidate PACs submitted to the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board. Transparency USA publishes campaign finance data following major reporting deadlines. State or federal law may require filers to submit additional reports.

See updates to Mortensen’s campaign finance data after the next reports are available.

Minnesota ReportsReport Due Date
2022 Jan Annual1/31/2022
2022 Q14/14/2022
2022 Jul Semiannual7/25/2022
2022 Q39/27/2022
2022 Q410/31/2022
2022 Jan Annual1/31/2023

This article is a joint publication from Ballotpedia and Transparency USA, who are working together to provide campaign finance information for state-level elections. Learn more about our work here.