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|Name = Terese Berceau
 
|Name = Terese Berceau
 
|Profile picture = Berceau Terese.jpg
 
|Profile picture = Berceau Terese.jpg
|Position = Wisconsin State Assembly District 76
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|Position = Wisconsin State Assembly District 77
 
|Status = Incumbent  
 
|Status = Incumbent  
 
|Tenure = 1999 - Present
 
|Tenure = 1999 - Present
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 3, 2013]]
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|Term ends = January 5, 2015
 
|Assumed office = 1999
 
|Assumed office = 1999
 
|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
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|Per diem = $88/day
 
|Per diem = $88/day
 
|Pension =
 
|Pension =
|Last election = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Last election = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
|Appointed =
 
|Appointed =
 
|Appointed by =
 
|Appointed by =
 
|First elected = 1998
 
|First elected = 1998
 
|Term limits =
 
|Term limits =
|Next election = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Next election = November 4, 2014
 
|Prior office =
 
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|Prior office years =
 
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|High school =
 
|High school =
 
|Associate's =
 
|Associate's =
|Bachelor's = University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1973
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|Bachelor's = University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1973
 
|Master's =
 
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{{tnr}}'''Terese Berceau''' (b. August 23, 1950) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing the 76th District since 1999. She served as a member of the [[sunshinereview:Dane County, Wisconsin|Dane County]] Board of Supervisors from 1992-2000.
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{{tnr}}'''Terese Berceau''' (b. August 23, 1950) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing District 77. She was first elected to the chamber in 1998.
  
Berceau worked as a career placement specialist for the University of Wisconsin's Robert M. La Follette Institute from 1983-1998, magazine editor for the Wisconsin Counties Association from 1981-1983, and as a substitute teacher.
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==Biography==
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Berceau earned her Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1973.
  
She is a member of a number of organizations, including 1000 Friends of Wisconsin, Dane Area Rapid Transit, Dane County Democratic Party, Friends of the Arboretum, National Organization of Women (NOW), National Women's Political Caucus, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin, and the Sierra Club.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=26349 Project Vote Smart - Assemblywoman Berceau]</ref>
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Berceau worked as a career placement specialist for the University of Wisconsin's Robert M. La Follette Institute from 1983 to 1998, magazine editor for the Wisconsin Counties Association from 1981-1983, and as a substitute teacher.  She served as a member of the [[Dane County, Wisconsin|Dane County]] Board of Supervisors from 1992 to 2000.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=26349 Project Vote Smart - Assemblywoman Berceau]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Berceau served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year =2013
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Campaigns and Elections
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|Committee2 =Colleges and Universities
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|Committee3 = Insurance
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|Committee4 = State and Local Finance
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|Committee5 = Joint Legislative Council
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|Joint5 = Yes
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|Committee6 = Joint Survey on Retirement Systems
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|Joint6 = Yes
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Berceau has been appointed to these committees:
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During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Berceau served on these committees:
* [[Children and Families Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Children and Families Committee]] Member
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* [[Colleges and Universities Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Colleges and Universities Committee]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Insurance Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Insurance Committee]]
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|State =Wisconsin
* [[Joint Legislative Council Committee, Wisconsin State Legislature|Joint Committee on Legislative Council]]
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Children and Families
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|Committee2 = Colleges and Universities
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|Committee3 = Insurance
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|Committee4 =Joint Legislative Council
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|Joint4=Yes
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|Committee5 =
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|Collapse=Yes
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Berceau served on these committees:
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During the 2009-2010 legislative session, Berceau served on these committees:
* [[Public Safety Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Public Safety Committee]]
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* [[Colleges and Universities Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Colleges and Universities Committee]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Urban and Local Affairs Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Urban and Local Affairs Committee]] (Chair)
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|State =Wisconsin
* [[Insurance Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Insurance Committee]]
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|year = 2009
* [[Children and Families Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Children and Families Committee]]
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|Chamber =State Assembly
* [[Joint Legislative Council Committee, Wisconsin State Legislature]]
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|Committee1 =Public Safety
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|Committee2 =Colleges and Universities
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|Committee3 =Urban and Local Affairs
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|Chair3=Chair
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|Committee4 =Insurance
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|Committee5 =Children and Families
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|Committee6=Joint Legislative Council
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|Joint6=Yes
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|Collapse=Yes
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Sponsored legislation=== 
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Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:
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*AB-56 Prescription drug advertising prohibited; exceptions provided.
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*AB-66 Unlimited or undefined quantity of beer or intoxicating liquor for sale at a fixed price: Class "B" and "Class B" licensee or permittee prohibited from providing, penalty provisions
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*AB-163  Political signs meeting certain criteria on rental premises: landlord may not prohibit
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*AB-203 Federal orders placing Wisconsin National Guard on federal active duty: Governor required to review; summary report to appropriate legislative committee required
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*AB-221 Semiautomatic handgun identification: microstamping requirements created; penalties and law enforcement provisions
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For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the [http://nxt.legis.state.wi.us/nxt/gateway.dll?f=templates&fn=default.htm&d=indxauth&jd=A76 House site].
  
 
==Elections==   
 
==Elections==   
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Berceau won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012#District 77|District 77]]. Berceau ran unopposed in the [[Democratic]] primary on August 14 and in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_on_ballot_08_14_12_partisan_primary_pdf_18477.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012]</ref>
 
Berceau won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012#District 77|District 77]]. Berceau ran unopposed in the [[Democratic]] primary on August 14 and in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_on_ballot_08_14_12_partisan_primary_pdf_18477.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Collapse =
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|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly, District 77, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 =-
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|winner1 = Terese Berceau
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|Inc1 =Y
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|candidate2 =''Scattering''
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|votes1 = 27622
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|votes2 =179
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|votes3 =
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}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
  
Berceau was re-elected to [[Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 76. Berceau defeated [[Independent]] [[ Torrey Jaeckle]] in the general election on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].  She was unopposed in the [[Primary election dates in 2010|September 14, 2010]] primary election.  <ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf Official GAB primary results]</ref>
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Berceau was re-elected to [[Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 76. Berceau defeated [[Independent]] [[Torrey Jaeckle]] in the general election on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].  She was unopposed in the [[Primary election dates in 2010|September 14, 2010]] primary election.  <ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf Official GAB primary results]</ref>
  
 
{{Votebox |
 
{{Votebox |
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|}
  
==Sponsored legislation==  
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==Campaign donors==
Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:
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{{Comprehensive donor history
*AB-56 Prescription drug advertising prohibited; exceptions provided.
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|Name = Berceau
*AB-66 Unlimited or undefined quantity of beer or intoxicating liquor for sale at a fixed price: Class "B" and "Class B" licensee or permittee prohibited from providing, penalty provisions
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|Full name = Terese Berceau
*AB-163  Political signs meeting certain criteria on rental premises: landlord may not prohibit
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|year = 1998
*AB-203 Federal orders placing Wisconsin National Guard on federal active duty: Governor required to review; summary report to appropriate legislative committee required
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|Editdate = June 7, 2013
*AB-221 Semiautomatic handgun identification: microstamping requirements created; penalties and law enforcement provisions
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=4102 ''followthemoney.org'', "Berceau, Terese," accessed June 7, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 10410
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 77]]
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|totalraised2010 = 10745
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 76]]
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|totalraised2008 = 7126
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2008|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 76]]
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|totalraised2006 = 5375
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2006|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 76]]
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|totalraised2004 = 4932
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2004|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 76]]
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|totalraised2002 = 0
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2002|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 76]]
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|totalraised2000 = 19525
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|result2000 = Won
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|office2000 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2000|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 76]]
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|totalraised1998 = 16383
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|result1998 = Won
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|office1998 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 76]]
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}}
  
For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the [http://nxt.legis.state.wi.us/nxt/gateway.dll?f=templates&fn=default.htm&d=indxauth&jd=A76 House site].
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Berceau
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|full Name = Terese Berceau
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=152771
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 10,410
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|org1 = Wisconsin Dental Association
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|org2 = Dean, Jill
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|org3 = Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists
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|org4 = Wisconsin Education Association Council
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|org5 = Dean, Jeff
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|orgamount1 = 500
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
==Campaign donors==
 
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, Berceau received $10,745 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=WI&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2010
 
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|name = Berceau  
{{slp donor box 2010
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|full Name = Terese Berceau
|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131520
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
 
|party = Democratic
 
|party = Democratic
|total raised = $10,745
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|total raised = 10,745
 
|org1 = Capital Area Uniserv North
 
|org1 = Capital Area Uniserv North
|org2 = Wisconsin State Auto Workers
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|org2 = United Transportation Union
|org3 = Wisconsin Dental Association
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|org3 = Wisconsin Realtors Association
|org4 = Electrical Workers Local 159
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|org4 = Wisconsin Education Association Council
|org5 = United Transportation Union
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|org5 = Electrical Workers Local 159
|orgdonor1 = $1,000
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|orgamount1 = 1000
|orgdonor2 = $500
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|orgamount2 = 500
|orgdonor3 = $500
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|orgamount3 = 500
|orgdonor4 = $500
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|orgamount4 = 500
|orgdonor5 = $500
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|orgamount5 = 500
 
|}}
 
|}}
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===2008===
 
===2008===
The top 5 donors to Berceau's 2008 campaign were health and labor organizations:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110089 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2008
{{legislative donor box}}
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|name = Berceau
|-
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|full Name = Terese Berceau
| WI Dental Assoc
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110089
| align="right" | $500
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
|-
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|new = no
| Managed Health Services Insurance Corp
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|party = Democratic
| align="right" | $500
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|total raised = 7,126
|-
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|org1 = Service Employees Local 150
| Southeastern WI Auto Workers
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|org2 = Wisconsin Laborers District Council
| align="right" | $500  
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|org3 = Madison Teachers
|-
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|org4 = Wisconsin Education Association Council
| Painters & Allied Trades
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|org5 = Wisconsin State Auto Workers
| align="right" | $500  
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|orgamount1 = 500
|-
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|orgamount2 = 500
| WI Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals
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|orgamount3 = 500
| align="right" | $500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
|}
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===2006===
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{{SLP donor box 2006
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|name = Berceau
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|full Name = Terese Berceau
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=87487
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 5,375
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|org1 = Wisconsin Dental Association
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|org2 = Fabick, Jere C
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|org3 = Mcnabb, Brent
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|org4 = Albrecht, Kent
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|org5 = Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals
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|orgamount1 = 500
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 300
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|orgamount5 = 300
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|}}
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===2004===
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{{SLP donor box 2004
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|name = Berceau
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|full Name = Terese Berceau
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68175
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 4,932
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|org1 = Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance
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|org2 = Radelet, Timothy
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|org3 = Wisconsin Education Association Council
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|org4 = Madison Teachers
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|org5 = Wisconsin Realtors Association
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|orgamount1 = 500
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 300
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|}}
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===2000===
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{{SLP donor box 2000
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|name = Berceau
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|full Name = Terese Berceau
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=58808
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 19,525
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|org1 = Public Fund
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|org2 = Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance
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|org3 = Clanfield, William
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|org4 = American General Financial Group
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|org5 = Gilbert, Robert
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|orgamount1 = 5663
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|orgamount2 = 350
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|orgamount3 = 250
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|orgamount4 = 250
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|orgamount5 = 250
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|}}
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===1998===
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{{SLP donor box 1998
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|name = Berceau
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|full Name = Terese Berceau
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=56644
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = yes
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 16,383
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|org1 = Public Fund
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|org2 = Wisconsin Education Association Council
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|org3 = Levitan, Barbara
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|org4 = Wisconsin People Conference Afscme
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|org5 = Seiu Healthcare District 1199W
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|orgamount1 = 5963
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|orgamount2 = 1000
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
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==Personal==
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Berceau is a member of a number of organizations, including 1000 Friends of Wisconsin, Dane Area Rapid Transit, Dane County Democratic Party, Friends of the Arboretum, National Organization of Women (NOW), National Women's Political Caucus, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin, and the Sierra Club.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=26349 Project Vote Smart - Assemblywoman Berceau]</ref>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=26349 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=26349 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=26349 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=26349 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110089 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=87487 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68175 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=12224 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=58808 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=56644 1998]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=152771 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131520 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110089 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=87487 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68175 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=12224 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=58808 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=56644 1998]
 
*[http://www.wisdc.org/pro08-103642.php Wisconsin Democracy Campaign profile]
 
*[http://www.wisdc.org/pro08-103642.php Wisconsin Democracy Campaign profile]
*[http://www.freedomspeaks.com/official/76004/wisconsin-%28wi%29-state-assembly-member-terese-l-berceau-%5Bwi-house-of-representatives%5D Representative Berceau's Freedom Speaks profile]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20090826160915/http://www.freedomspeaks.com/official/76004/wisconsin-%28wi%29-state-assembly-member-terese-l-berceau-%5Bwi-house-of-representatives%5D Representative Berceau's Freedom Speaks profile]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=788387709&ref=search#!/profile.php?id=788387709&v=wall&ref=search Representative Berceau's facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=788387709&ref=search#!/profile.php?id=788387709&v=wall&ref=search Representative Berceau's facebook]
 
*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/terese-berceau/7/770/654 Representative Berceau's LinkedIn]
 
*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/terese-berceau/7/770/654 Representative Berceau's LinkedIn]
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Revision as of 05:35, 16 August 2013

Terese Berceau
Berceau Terese.jpg
Wisconsin State Assembly District 77
Incumbent
In office
1999 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 15
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison, 1973
Personal
Birthday08/23/1950
Place of birthGreen Bay, WI
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Terese Berceau (b. August 23, 1950) is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 77. She was first elected to the chamber in 1998.

Biography

Berceau earned her Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1973.

Berceau worked as a career placement specialist for the University of Wisconsin's Robert M. La Follette Institute from 1983 to 1998, magazine editor for the Wisconsin Counties Association from 1981-1983, and as a substitute teacher. She served as a member of the Dane County Board of Supervisors from 1992 to 2000.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Berceau served on the following committees:

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Campaigns and Elections
Colleges and Universities
Insurance
State and Local Finance
Joint Legislative Council
Joint Survey on Retirement Systems

2011-2012

During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Berceau served on these committees:

2009-2010

During the 2009-2010 legislative session, Berceau served on these committees:

Issues

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-56 Prescription drug advertising prohibited; exceptions provided.
  • AB-66 Unlimited or undefined quantity of beer or intoxicating liquor for sale at a fixed price: Class "B" and "Class B" licensee or permittee prohibited from providing, penalty provisions
  • AB-163 Political signs meeting certain criteria on rental premises: landlord may not prohibit
  • AB-203 Federal orders placing Wisconsin National Guard on federal active duty: Governor required to review; summary report to appropriate legislative committee required
  • AB-221 Semiautomatic handgun identification: microstamping requirements created; penalties and law enforcement provisions

For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the House site.

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Berceau won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 77. Berceau ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 77, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTerese Berceau Incumbent 99.4% 27,622
     - Scattering 0.6% 179
Total Votes 27,801

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Berceau was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 76. Berceau defeated Independent Torrey Jaeckle in the general election on November 2, 2010. She was unopposed in the September 14, 2010 primary election. [3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 76 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Terese Berceau (D) 20,246
Torrey Jaeckle (I) 4,501
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 76 Democratic primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Terese Berceau (D) 3,954 99.82%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Berceau is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Berceau raised a total of $74,496 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 7, 2013.[4]

Terese Berceau's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 77 Won $10,410
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 76 Won $10,745
2008 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 76 Won $7,126
2006 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 76 Won $5,375
2004 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 76 Won $4,932
2002 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 76 Won $0
2000 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 76 Won $19,525
1998 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 76 Won $16,383
Grand Total Raised $74,496

2012

Berceau won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Berceau raised a total of $10,410.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Terese Berceau's campaign in 2012
Wisconsin Dental Association$500
Dean, Jill$500
Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists$500
Wisconsin Education Association Council$500
Dean, Jeff$500
Total Raised in 2012$10,410
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Berceau won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Berceau raised a total of $10,745.

2008

Berceau won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Berceau raised a total of $7,126.

2006

Berceau won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2006. During that election cycle, Berceau raised a total of $5,375.

2004

Berceau won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2004. During that election cycle, Berceau raised a total of $4,932.

2000

Berceau won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2000. During that election cycle, Berceau raised a total of $19,525.

1998

Berceau won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1998. During that election cycle, Berceau raised a total of $16,383.

Personal

Berceau is a member of a number of organizations, including 1000 Friends of Wisconsin, Dane Area Rapid Transit, Dane County Democratic Party, Friends of the Arboretum, National Organization of Women (NOW), National Women's Political Caucus, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin, and the Sierra Club.[5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Brett Hulsey (D)
Wisconsin State Assembly District 77
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 76
1999-2013
Succeeded by
Chris Taylor (D)