Thursday, September 6, 2012

Who's Running for State Office in Wisconsin 2012: 8th Assembly District (General Election Edition)

Public library in the 8th Assembly District:
Milwaukee Public Library Forest Home Branch.

In a very light voter turnout, Zamarripa defeated Laura Manriquez in the August 14th primary.  She is unopposed in the general election.

Biography.  Born Milwaukee, March 8, 1976; single. 

Graduate St. Joan Antida H.S. (Milwaukee) 1994; BFA UW-Milwaukee 2005. 

Full-time legislator. Former Educator and Community Outreach Coordinator at Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin.

Member: 9 to 5 National Assn. of Working Women; 9 to 5 Milwaukee (fmr. bd. secy.); Equality Wisconsin (fmr. bd. mbr.). 

Elected to Assembly 2010.

From JoCasta's 2010 campaign website.  She is a lifelong and voracious reader, with a passion for books that stir up \strong emotions -- such as the The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz. 

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel endorsed Zamarripa in 2010.

Wisconsin Eye interview.

Related posts (General Election Edition).
Assembly District 1.
Assembly District 2.
Assembly District 3.
Assembly District 4.
Assembly District 5.
Assembly District 6.
Assembly District 7.

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