|Wisconsin State Assembly District 64|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
Barca has worked as an employment specialist, CEO of Northpointe Resources, and as a teacher. He is the President of Aurora Association International, co-founder of the International Society for Cardiovascular Translational Research (ISCTR), and board member of the Kenosha Family and Aging Society.
- Audit Committee (Chair)
- Rules Committee
- Financial Institutions Committee
- Jobs, the Economy and Small Business Committee
- Assembly Organization Committee
- Audit Committee, Wisconsin State Legislature (Co-Chair)
Gov. Jim Doyle's administration negotiated the public employee contracts and it hit a snag in the state legislature in mid-December 2010.
The Wisconsin Senate was deadlocked 16-16 on the series of public employee contracts the chamber considered. Democratic state Sens. Russ Decker and Jeff Plale joined Republican state senators in opposition.
"It wasn't a party-line vote," Decker said.
Decker is a member of the Bricklayers International Union. He voted for the slate of union contracts in a joint legislative committee Wednesday morning. He was stripped of his majority leader title in a closed-door meeting, following the first deadlocked vote.
When the Senate returned to vote by the same count on each of the remaining contracts, state Sen. Dave Hansen, D-Green Bay, took the role of majority leader.
"I'm extremely surprised," said Barca. "Never in a million years would you that the majority leader,who's been telling people for two weeks that they (the Senate) had the votes and they were moving forward, would be the one to actually kill (the series of contracts)," Barca said.
- See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010
Barca was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 64. He is opposed by Libertarian Daane Hoffman in the general election on November 2, 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14, 2010 primary election. 
|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 64 General Election (2010)|
|Peter Barca (D)||9,667|
|Daane Hoffman (L)||1,774|
|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 64 Democratic primary (2010)|
|Peter W. Barca (D)||1,466||99.8%|
Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:
- AB-217 Colorectal cancer examinations and laboratory tests: health insurance policies and plans required to cover; conditions and OCI and DHS duties
- AB-365 Felony victim's prior testimony: admissibility of in revocation of probation, parole, or extended supervision proceedings
- AB-366 OWI second or third offense penalty: court may order a therapeutically indicated dose of naltrexone as condition of probation, fine provision
For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the House site.
The top 5 donors to Barca's 2008 campaign:
|Barca, Citizens for Peter||$1,100|
|Barca, Peter W||$1,000|
|Barrett For Wisconsin||$500|
|Kenosha Professional Fire Fighters Local||$500|
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- Campaign Contributions: 2008
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