Kathy Bernier

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Kathy Bernier
Kathy Bernier.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 68
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 4
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
Date of birth04/29/1956
Office website
Kathy Bernier is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, District 68.

Bernier is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, and earned a certificate in Public Management Essentials from the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. She worked as a Chippewa County Clerk from 1999-2011.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bernier has been appointed to these committees:



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Bernier defeated Democratic incumbent Kristen Dexter in the November 2 general election. Bernier was unopposed in the primary election. [2] [3]

A recount request was filed with the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board on November 9, 2010[4]. The recount begun on November 11, 2010[5]. Bernier won the recount on November 16, 2010[6].

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 68 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kathy Bernier (R) 10,765
Kristen Dexter (D) 10,673
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 68 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Kathy Bernier (R) 3,305 99.49%

Campaign themes

The slogan on Bernier's website is "I'll do the right thing, because it is the right thing to do." [7] [8]

Campaign donors

In Wisconsin, there is a $500 campaign contribution limit for donations to partisan Assembly candidates.[9]


In 2010, when Bernier first won election to the State Assembly, she collected $47,485 in donations.[10]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $7,013
Kathleen M Bernier $716
Eau Claire County Republican Party $500
Friends & Neighbors of Robin Vos $500
Friends of Dan Friske for Assembly $500
15 individual donors $500 each


Bernier has three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kristen Dexter (D)
Wisconsin State Assembly District 68
Succeeded by