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Kathy Bernier

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Kathy Bernier
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 68
Assumed office
January 3, 2011
Current term ends
January 3, 2013
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Website Assembly 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 Thiesfeldt first won election to the State Assembly, he collected $52,994 in donations.[10]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Jeremy John Thiesfeldt $1,047
Wisconsin Republican Party $500
Northwestern Mutual Life $500
Friends & Neighbors of Robin Vos $500
Republican Party of 6th Congressional District of Wisconsin $500
Alliant Energy $500
Wisconsin Realtors Association $500
Wisconsin Grocers Association $500
12 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