2004 Campaign Finance Profile - Samantha Kerkman

Rep. Samantha Kerkman (R) Randall Picture: Rep. Samantha KerkmanAssembly District 66

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2004 Election Notes and Background

Rep. Kerkman was first elected in 2000.

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

Healthy Wisconsin ($268) and Volunteers for Agriculture ($77) made independent expenditures favoring Rep. Kerkman. Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin ($899) made independent expenditures in favor of her opponent.

2004 Campaign Finance Summary
Kerkman
Raised: $19,634 - Spent: $23,347
Vote: 65.4% - Cost/Vote: $1.31
Independent Backing: $345
Dunton
Raised: $11,884 - Spent: $11,260
Vote: 34.4% - Cost/Vote: $1.20
Independent Backing: $899
Kerkman’s Committee Assignments

2005-2006: Audit; Joint Audit; Budget Review (Chair); Judiciary; Southeast Wisconsin Freeways; State-Federal Relations; Ways and Means.

2003-2004: Audit; Joint Audit; Budget Review (Chair); Financial Institutions; Judiciary; Review of Fireworks Law; Ways and Means.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/03 $13,390
Self $0
Under $100 $2,835
$100 or more $7,475
PACs & Parties $9,240
Other Income $84
WECF* $0
*voluntary spending limit system.

Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/03-12/31/04
In-District Out-District
$3,750 (50.2%) $3,725 (49.8%)
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/03-12/31/04
Interest Amount
Banking & Finance $2,350
Political/Ideological $2,150
Business $1,475
Health Professionals $1,350
Insurance $1,250
Construction $1,200
Manufacturing & Distributing $1,000
Real Estate $950
Unknown $900
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $850
Health Services/Institutions $700
Agriculture $500
Road Construction $500
Transportation $400
Civil servant/public employee $250
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $250
Natural Resources $100
Labor Unions $40
*Excludes returned and self contributions.

Top Contributors
2000-2004
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Starzyk-Kerkman Family Powers Lake, WI Legislator/Country Home Center $1,700
Bonifas, Robert Aurora, IL Alarm Detection Systems $1,300
Cape, Christophe Racine, WI James Cape & Sons Co $1,300
Gardiner, Susanne Bristol, WI Trans-Chemco Inc $1,250
Nieth, Carl & Alice West Allis, WI Retired $1,100
Heilgeist, Gisela Twin Lakes, WI Alma Construction $1,000
Hinterberg, Charles Twin Lakes, WI Retired $600
Morgan, Lynn Wauwatosa, WI Broydrick & Associates $600
Porter, Joan Burlington, WI Courtyard Cabinetry $600
Suder, Scott Abbotsford, WI Legislator $600

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