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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 601 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 252

    Relating to: statute of limitations for second-degree or third-degree sexual assault.

  • AJR 43

    Relating to: the life and public service of Representative Thomas Archer Lothian.

  • AB 222

    Relating to: photo identification cards for FoodShare recipients. (FE)

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  • AJR 39

    Relating to: commending and congratulating Chancellor Richard J. Telfer for his contributions to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and to the state of Wisconsin.

  • AB 212

    Relating to: acts of concealment and misrepresentations in filing for or claiming unemployment insurance benefits. (FE)

  • AJR 34

    Relating to: declaring May 14 to be Apraxia Awareness Day.

Recent Votes

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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
SB 205

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 94, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 94100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 206

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 64, Noes 30

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6468.0
•••No: 3031.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 21

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 52, Noes 46

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5253.0
•••No: 4646.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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