Kerkman Retains Seat in Assembly

State Rep. Samantha Kerkman has retained her seat in the 61st Assembly District. Unofficial vote totals showed Kerkman, who has held the seat since 2001, outpolled Democratic challenger Amee Janus, earning 66 percent of the vote. The 61st Assembly District includes all of Kenosha County, minus the city of Kenosha, the eastern portion of Somers and the town of Wheatland. Kerkman, a lifelong resident of Kenosha County, said more than 6,000 new jobs were created in her district during the past three years.

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