Rep. Pete Stauber recorded greater than $353,000 in marketing campaign donations within the first quarter of 2021, a replenishing sum made up of a lot of particular person donations in addition to business contributions throughout a number of sectors.
The numbers had been recorded throughout final week’s deadline with the Federal Election Fee, and are available at a time of uncertainty for the lawmaker.
Stauber, R-Hermantown, introduced earlier this 12 months he wouldn’t pursue a run on the governorship in 2022.
However with the outcomes of the U.S. Census and pending redistricting to return, it’s additionally unknown if Minnesota will maintain onto its eight congressional seats heading into the 2022 midterm election. Some projections recommend the state will lose a congressional seat. Stauber has not but introduced his intentions for the 2022 election.
Stauber’s marketing campaign chest featured $37,000 and $34,000 donations from the GOP political motion committee Take Again the Home 2022.
Along with sizable donations from particular person donors between $250 and the utmost $5,800, Stauber acquired gobs of cash from Win Crimson, which collects smaller particular person donations for candidates.
On the business aspect, Stauber notably acquired donations from a wide range of aviation business political motion committees, together with pilot associations and Delta Air Strains and American Airways. Stauber has advanced legislation which would improve the system that alerts pilots of potential hazards alongside a flight route or at a location that might have an effect on the protection of the flight.
Different company pursuits contributing to Stauber: banking establishments; actual property, electrician and residential builder associations; cattlemen; the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe; U.S. Metal, ArcelorMittal USA and different mining and metal pursuits; Chevron; the seafood business; the forest and paper business; the Nationwide Rifle Affiliation; large sugar; Koch Industries; Amazon; Microsoft Corp.; marine producers and retailers; beer wholesalers; and employee-led PACs associated to petroleum, Wells Fargo, and the protection contractor Lockheed Martin.
Stauber is a two-term congressman serving the eighth Congressional District. Along with his workplace in Washington, D.C., Stauber has places of work in Brainerd, Chisholm, Cambridge and Hermantown.