Updated: January 27, 2014
Representative Kerkman was first elected to the Assembly in 2000.
She was unopposed in the primary and faced Democratic opposition in the general election. Her Democratic opponent was a fellow incumbent who had been displaced by redistricting.
2012 Campaign Finance Summary
Raised: $59,468 - Spent: $42,859
Vote: 55.7% - Cost/Vote: $2.58
Independent Backing: $0
Raised: $28,387 - Spent: $32,817
Vote: 44.3% - Cost/Vote: $2.49
Independent Backing: $0
Kerkman’s Committee Assignments
2013-2014: Audit (Chair); Children and Families; Judiciary; Ways and Means; Joint Legislative Audit; Special Committee on Permanency for Young Children in the Child Welfare System (Chair).
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.
*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.
|$6,025 (16.9%)||$29,669 (83.1%)|
*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Excludes any returned and self contributions.
Individuals and Committees*
|Banking & Finance||$3,900.00|
|Manufacturing & Distributing||$3,000.00|
|Telecommunications & Computers||$935.00|
|Civil servant/public employee||$450.00|
*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.
|Gardiner, Merle & Susanne||Bristol, WI||Trans-Chemco Inc||$2,850|
|Swoboda, Robert & Lenore||Burlington, WI||Great Lakes Radiology||$2,500|
|Bonifas, Robert||Aurora, IL||Alarm Detection Systems||$2,150|
|Porter, Cloyd & Joan||Burlington, WI||Legislator, Retired/Courtyard Cabinetry||$1,732|
|Mangold Family||Burlington, WI||Mangold Insurance Inc||$1,708|
|Fait, Robert & Judith||Burlington, WI||Family Vision & Contact Lens||$1,700|
|Staryzk-Kerkman Family||Powers Lake, WI||Legislator/Country Home Center||$1,700|
|Nieth, Carl & Alice||West Allis, WI||Retired||$1,650|
|Boldt, John||Bristol, WI||Clark Dietz Inc||$1,550|
|Cape, Christopher||Racine, WI||James Cape & Sons Co||$1,300|
|Daniels, Daniel & Donald||Union Grove, WI||Daniels Chiropractic||$1,300|
|Heilgest, Gisela||Twin Lakes, WI||Alma Construction||$1,300|