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Latino Daily News

Monday December 27, 2010

New Year Brings First Latina Legislator to Wisconsin

On January 3rd, 2011 the state of Wisconsin will swear into office, its first Latina legislator, State Representative JoCasta Zamarripa.  The 34 year- old Zamarripa is a third-generation Mexican-American and will serve the people of the 8th Assembly District in Milwaukee. 

Her predecessor, Pedro Col Don, held the same seat for 12 years and was the first Hispanic elected to the Wisconsin legislature.