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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 614 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.



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

  • AB 367

    Relating to: reporting by treatment programs using methadone and requiring review of prescription drug monitoring database.

  • AB 364

    Relating to: reporting, disclosure, and practitioner review requirements under the prescription drug monitoring program; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

  • AB 365

    Relating to: duty of law enforcement officers to report to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program controlled-substance violations, opioid-related drug overdoses or deaths, and reports of stolen prescription drugs. (FE)

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  • AB 366

    Relating to: pain clinic certification and requirements, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

  • AB 352

    Relating to: requiring persons accused of violating traffic laws and ordinances related to driving while intoxicated to appear in person in court. (FE)

  • AB 347

    Relating to: battery and threats to a judge, a prosecutor, a public defender, or a law enforcement officer and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Recent Votes

AB 310

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 60, Noes 35, Paired 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6063.0
•••No: 3536.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 253

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 95, Noes 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9598.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 325

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 57, Noes 37

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5760.0
•••No: 3739.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 209

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 52, Noes 34, Paired 8

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5260.0
•••No: 3439.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 179

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 61, Noes 34, Paired 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6164.0
•••No: 3435.0
•••Other: 00.0
AR 12

Adopted, Ayes 96, Noes 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9698.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 00.0
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