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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 575 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 64

    Relating to: allowing each technical district board to authorize independent charter schools focused on occupational education and training or science, technology, engineering, and math. (FE)

  • AJR 15

    Relating to: recognizing February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month in Wisconsin.

  • AB 56

    Relating to: University of Wisconsin System reports regarding remedial courses in English and mathematics.

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  • AB 46

    Relating to: off-duty law enforcement officers and former law enforcement officers going armed with firearms on or near school grounds.

  • AJR 11

    Relating to: commending the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men's basketball team for winning the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Basketball National Championship title.

  • AJR 12

    Relating to: commending the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater baseball team for winning the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Baseball National Championship title.

Recent Votes

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SJR 2

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 62, Noes 34, Paired 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6264.0
•••No: 3435.0
•••Other: 00.0
AR 3

Adopted, Ayes 62, Noes 36

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6263.0
•••No: 3636.0
•••Other: 00.0
SJR 1

Concurred in, Ayes 98, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 98100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
AR 1

Adopted, Ayes 98, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 98100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
AR 2

Adopted, Ayes 98, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 98100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 565

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 89, Noes 1, Paired 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8998.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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