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Samantha Kerkman

Republican — Representative — District 61
Available Terms:
  • 2009-2010
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Samantha Kerkman represents Assembly District 61 in the Wisconsin Assembly, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 589 bills.

2000 25489.0
2002 11050.0
2004 16870.0
2006 18983.0
2008 19665.68
2010 16513.5
2012 19222.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

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News and Blog Coverage

Lawmakers may be barking up the wrong G.A.B. tree

The word is out today that Joint Legislative Audit Committee chairs Sen. Rob Cowles (R-Allouez) and Rep. Samantha Kerkman (R-Randall) want to audit Wisconsin’s Government Accountability Board. State Senator Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin), Chair of the Senate Committee on Elections and Urban Affairs, and State Representative Kathy Bernier (R-Lake Hallie) ...

Assembly debates FoodShare trafficking penalties

The Assembly is debating a bill that makes trafficking of FoodShare benefits a specific offense under state law. The bill, authored by Rep. Samantha Kerkman, R-Powers Lake, would add trafficking to the list of offenses relating to improper use of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. That would include anyone who ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • AB 177

    Relating to: limiting the foods that may be purchased under FoodShare; requiring a report on the cost to implement and comply with the food limitations; requiring review, updating, and publication of the list of authorized foods; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and making an appropriation. (FE)

  • AB 169

    Relating to: immunity from civil liability for certain equine activities.

  • AB 175

    Relating to: communications by members of the legislature.

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  • AB 188

    Relating to: removing FoodShare benefits from an inactive account and expunging unused benefits after one year. (FE)

  • AJR 23

    Relating to: remembrance of April 24, 2015, as the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

  • AB 159

    Relating to: designating the common five-lined skink as the Wisconsin state lizard. (FE)

Recent Votes

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AB 125

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 99, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 99100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 143

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 79, Noes 19

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7980.0
•••No: 1919.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 126

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 99, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 99100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 113

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 99, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 99100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 27

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 76, Noes 22

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7677.0
•••No: 2222.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 44

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 62, Noes 35, Paired 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6263.0
•••No: 3536.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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