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Rep. Erik Paulsen

Republican from Minnesota – 3rd District

Update (1/20/2012): SOPA and PIPA have been indefinitely postponed; see statements by Sen. Harry Reid and Rep. Lamar Smith.


Stance on SOPA
Years served in House
% Votes with Party
Official homepage
Phone 202-225-2871
Fax 202-225-6351
Office 127 Cannon House Office Building

Financial Contributions by Industry

This reported campaign contributions information comes from the OpenSecrets/Center for Responsive Politics API (read more about their campaign-contributions-per-industry API). You can also visit the OpenSecrets profile for Rep. Paulsen.

Industry Election Cycle Amount
Computers/Internet 2010 $19,600
2008 $18,800
TV/Movies/Music 2010 $39,300
2008 $27,000

Timeline: Rep. Paulsen and SOPA

A list of statements and legislative actions made by Rep. Paulsen relating to SOPA. Contact us at sopa[at] if you have additions or corrections.

Jan 18, 2012 States opposition to SOPA
"I believe copyright infringement and piracy should be prosecuted to the full extent that the law affords, but I have deep concerns about the effects of SOPA and therefore cannot support it in its current form."

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