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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 563 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 1

    Relating to: a school review system, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

  • AJR 1

    Relating to: election of chief justice (second consideration).

  • AB 8

    Relating to: invading an individual's privacy by viewing under or through clothing and providing a penalty. (FE)

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  • AB 867

    prohibiting the inclusion of Racine County in the jurisdiction of a local professional baseball park district.

  • AJR 107

    proclaiming distracted driving awareness day.

  • AJR 100

    proclaiming March 8, 2014, International Women's Day.

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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