Samantha Kerkman

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Samantha Kerkman
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly from the 61st Assembly District
Assumed office
January 7, 2013
Preceded byRobert L. Turner
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly from the 66th Assembly District
In office
January 2001 – January 7, 2013
Preceded byCloyd A. Porter
Succeeded byCory Mason
Personal details
Samantha Starzyk

(1974-03-06) March 6, 1974 (age 45)
Burlington, Wisconsin
Political partyRepublican
Chad Kerkman
(m. 2001; div. 2016)
ResidenceRandall, Wisconsin
Alma materUniversity of Wisconsin-Whitewater
WebsiteOfficial website

Samantha Kerkman (born March 6, 1974) is an American politician who is a member of the Republican Party of Wisconsin.

Born in Burlington, Wisconsin, Kerkman graduated from Wilmot Union High School before receiving a B.A from the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater in 1996. Kerkman has served in the Wisconsin State Assembly since 2001 representing Racine and Kenosha counties. She is currently the longest-serving Wisconsin legislator.[1]

Kerkman also works part-time for companies owned by her colleague Robin Vos, the Speaker of the Wisconsin Assembly.[2]


  1. ^ "Representative Samantha Kerkman - About Me". Wayback Machine/Wisconsin State Assembly. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  2. ^ Bill Guida (2018-09-05). "Kerkman denies employment by Vos influences her votes". Kenosha News. Retrieved 2019-02-10.