2016 Campaign Finance Profile - Samantha Kerkman

Representative Samantha Kerkman (R) SalemPicture: Representative Samantha KerkmanAssembly District 61

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2016 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.

2016 Campaign Finance Summary
Kerkman
Raised: $23,612 - Spent: $24,863
Vote: 66.6% - Cost/Vote: $1.27
Independent Backing: $0
Janus
Raised: $8,756 - Spent: $8,733
Vote: 33.2% - Cost/Vote: $0.89
Independent Backing: $0
Kerkman’s Committee Assignments

2017-2018: Audit (Chair); Children and Families; Federalism and Interstate Relations; Judiciary; Ways and Means; Joint Legislative Audit (Co-Chair).

2015-2016: Audit (Chair); Children and Families; Interstate Affairs; Judiciary; Ways and Means; Joint Legislative Audit (Co-Chair).

 
Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/15** $15,339
Self $0
Under $100 $2,662
$100 or more $12,000
PACs & Parties $8,950
Other Income $0

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.
**Beginning of candidate's election cycle.

 
Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/15-12/31/16**
In-District Out-District
$3,300 (27.5%) $8,700 (72.5%)

*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.

Self contributions are excluded.

Returned contributions are excluded at our discretion.

**Dates coincide with candidate's election cycle.

 
Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/15-12/31/16**
Interest Amount
Political/Ideological $5,950.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $3,550.00
Health Professionals $2,975.00
Construction $1,550.00
Real Estate $1,250.00
Banking & Finance $750.00
Business $725.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $675.00
Unknown $625.00
Agriculture $600.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $600.00
Civil servant/public employee $500.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $300.00
Education $250.00
Health Services/Institutions $100.00
Insurance $100.00
Natural Resources $100.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $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.

Self contributions are excluded.

Returned contributions are excluded at our discretion.

**Dates coincide with candidate's election cycle.

 
Top Contributors
1999-2016
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Gardiner, Merle & Susanne Bristol, WI Trans-Chemco Inc $2,950
Swoboda, Robert & Lenore Burlington, WI Aurora Health Care Systems $2,900
Bonifas, Robert Aurora, IL Alarm Detection Systems $2,400
Boldt, John Bristol, WI Clark Dietz Inc $2,300
Porter, Cloyd & Joan Burlington, WI Legislator, Retired $2,082
Fait, Robert & Judith Burlington, WI Family Vision & Contact Lens $1,950
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
Madrigrano, Aldo & Glenn Kenosha, WI WOW Distributing/CJW Distributors $1,350

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