2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Samantha Kerkman

Representative Samantha Kerkman (R) RandallPicture: Representative Samantha KerkmanAssembly District 66

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Kerkman was first elected to the Assembly in 2000.

She was unopposed in the primary and faced Democratic opposition in the general election.

Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($36) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Kerkman.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Kerkman
Raised: $18,344 - Spent: $17,047
Vote: 69.7% - Cost/Vote: $1.18
Independent Backing: $36
Brown
Raised: $36,621 - Spent: $25,925
Vote: 30.2% - Cost/Vote: $4.13
Independent Backing: $0
Kerkman’s Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Financial Institutions; Judiciary and Ethics; Ways and Means (Chair); Audit (Chair); Joint Legislative  Audit (Co-chair); Special Committee on Emergency Management and Continuity of Government; Special Committee on Municipal Annexation; Continuity of Legislative Operations.

2009-2010: Audit; Judiciary and Ethics; Ways and Means; Joint Audit; Special Committee on Emergency Management and Continuity of Government; Special Committee on Municipal Annexation; Special Committee on Continuity of Legislative Operations.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $3,675
Self $0
Under $100 $2,162
$100 or more $6,852
PACs & Parties $8,900
Other Income $430
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/09-12/31/10
In-District Out-District
$2,752 (40.2%) $4,100 (59.8%)

*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/09-12/31/10
Interest Amount
Health Professionals $2,850.00
Insurance $1,800.00
Political/Ideological $1,400.00
Banking & Finance $1,250.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,250.00
Transportation $950.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $800.00
Construction $750.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $700.00
Unknown $700.00
Business $600.00
Labor Unions $600.00
Energy $550.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $502.00
Civil servant/public employee $450.00
Agriculture $350.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $150.00
Real Estate $100.00

*Individual contributions includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Committee contributions of any amount are included. Any returned and self contributions are excluded.

Top Contributors
1999-2010
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Gardiner, Merle & Susanne Bristol, WI Trans-Chemco Inc $2,500
Bonifas, Robert Aurora, IL Alarm Detection Systems $1,800
Mangold Family Burlington, WI Mangold Insurance Inc $1,708
Staryzk-Kerkman Family Powers Lake, WI Legislator/Country Home Center $1,700
Nieth, Carl & Alice West Allis, WI Retired $1,650
Swoboda, Robert Burlington, WI Great Lakes Radiology $1,500
Cape, Christopher Racine, WI James Cape & Sons Co $1,300
Heilgest, Gisela Twin Lakes, WI Alma Construction $1,300
Porter, Cloyd A & Joan Burlington, WI Legislator, Retired/Courtyard Cabinetry $1,282
Boldt, John Bristol, WI Clark Dietz Inc $1,050

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