JoCasta Zamarripa

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JoCasta Zamarripa
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
from the 8th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2011
Preceded by Pedro Colon
Personal details
Born (1976-03-08) March 8, 1976 (age 38)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Political party Democratic
Residence Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Alma mater UW-Milwaukee
Profession Politician
Website Official website

JoCasta Zamarripa (born March 8, 1976) is a Wisconsin politician and legislator.

Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Zamarripa graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee in 2005. She was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. Previously, she had worked as an educator and community outreach coordinator at Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin.

In a July 2012 interview with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, she announced that she is bisexual.[1] She is one of two openly LGBT members of the Wisconsin Legislature, alongside Sen. Tim Carpenter (D–Milwaukee).


  1. ^ Pabst, Georgia (2012-07-24). "State Rep. Zamarripa comes out as bisexual". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved 2012-07-28.