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JoCasta Zamarripa

Democratic — Representative — District 8
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

JoCasta Zamarripa represents Assembly District 8 in the Wisconsin Assembly, is a member of six committees, and is the primary sponsor of 229 bills.

2010 21692.38
2012 17026.78

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.



News and Blog Coverage

Wisconsin Doubles Down on Scott Walker

Wisconsin is lagging behind the nation’s recovery, supports a higher minimum wage and expanded BadgerCare enrollment, and is sick of political division. So the state’s voters’ defied logic and handed Gov. Scott Walker another victory, even though he seems to be what they don’t want. OK. Makes no sense. That’s ...

Assembly passes venture capital bill

The Assembly voted to pass legislation establishing a $25 million state venture capital fund under the Department of Administration. The bill passed 91-2; two sets of paired votes will also be tacked onto the bill. Some Dems, however, expressed concerns about the role of DOA and the lack of biotech ...

Mining hearing adjourns

The public hearing on the mining bill adjourned shortly after 9 p.m. following 12 hours of testimony on an overhaul of the regulations. Just before 9 p.m., Dem Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa asked Sen. Tom Tiffany, R-Hazelhurst, how many people were still waiting to testify. "Not many," was all he said. ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • AJR 4

    Relating to: honoring the service of all military working dogs.

  • AJR 3

    Relating to: the life and public service of Representative Annette Polly Williams.

  • AJR 2

    Relating to: designating January as Mentoring Month in Wisconsin.

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  • AB 18

    Relating to: taste samples of intoxicating liquor provided on certain retail licensed premises.

  • AB 12

    Relating to: a state minimum wage, permitting the enactment of local living wage ordinances, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

  • AB 16

    Relating to: posters regarding the national human trafficking resource center hotline. (FE)

Recent Votes


Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 62, Noes 34, Paired 2

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6264.0
•••No: 3435.0
•••Other: 00.0
AR 3

Adopted, Ayes 62, Noes 36

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6263.0
•••No: 3636.0
•••Other: 00.0

Concurred in, Ayes 98, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 98100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
AR 1

Adopted, Ayes 98, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 98100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
AR 2

Adopted, Ayes 98, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 98100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 565

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 89, Noes 1, Paired 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8998.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 00.0
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