Terry Van Akkeren

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Terry Van Akkeren
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 26
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Engineering Technician
Terry Van Akkeren (b. March 10, 1954) was a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 26th District from 2003 until 2010.

Van Akkeren is an engineering technician and tool and die maker. He previously served as a Sheboygan Alderman from 1986-2003, and Sheboygan County Supervisor from 1990-1992.

He is married and has four children.[1]

Committee assignments



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Van Akkeren failed in his re-election bid to Wisconsin State Assembly District 26. He was defeated by Republican Mike Endsley in the general election on November 2, 2010. Also defeated was Independent Job Hou-seye. Van Akkeren defeated Democrat Juan Perez in the September 14, 2010, primary election. [2]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 26 Democratic primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Terry Van Akkeren (D) 2,147 80.35%
Juan Perez (D) 523 19.57%


On November 4, 2008, Van Akkerenwon re-election to Assembly District 26, receiving 65.43% of the vote.[3]

Wisconsin Assembly District 26
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Terry Van Akkeren (D) 16,046
Alex Pieper (R) 8,463
Scattering 14

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB-280 Computer used in the commission of a crime is subject to forfeiture, contraband provision removed; law enforcement agency may retain, donate, or sell it

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

Campaign donors


The top 5 donors to Van Akkeren's 2008 campaign:[4]

Donor Amount
Public Fund $7,263
Sheboygan County Democratic Party $500
Sheridan, Friends of Mike J $350
Endsley, Wallace $300
Staskunas for Assembly $250

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wisconsin State Assembly District 26
Succeeded by
Mike Endsley