Debbie Lesko

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Debbie Lesko
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Arizona's 8th district
Assumed office
May 7, 2018
Preceded byTrent Franks
President pro tempore of the Arizona Senate
In office
January 9, 2017 – January 8, 2018
Preceded bySylvia Allen
Succeeded byJohn Kavanagh
Member of the Arizona Senate
from the 21st district
In office
January 12, 2015 – January 8, 2018
Preceded byRick Murphy
Succeeded byRick Gray
Member of the
Arizona House of Representatives
In office
January 9, 2009 – January 12, 2015
Preceded byBob Stump
Succeeded byTony Rivero
Constituency9th district (2009–2013)
21st district (2013–2015)
Personal details
Debra Kay Lorenz

(1958-11-14) November 14, 1958 (age 65)
Sheboygan, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Jeffrey Herald (Ignas)
(m. 1985; div. 1993)

Joe Lesko
EducationUniversity of Wisconsin–Madison (BA)
WebsiteHouse website

Debra Kay Lesko (née Lorenz; born November 14, 1958) is an American politician. She is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Arizona's 8th congressional district since 2018.

Lesko was in the Arizona Senate from 2015 to 2018. She was president pro tempore of the Arizona Senate from 2017 to 2018.[1] Lesko also was a member of Arizona House of Representatives from 2009 until 2015.

She won the 2018 special election to replace retiring U.S. Representative Trent Franks.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Debbie Lesko". Phoenix, Arizona: Arizona State Legislature. Archived from the original on March 5, 2016. Retrieved January 2, 2014.
  2. Hansen, Ronald J.; Wingett-Sanchez, Yvonne; Nowicki, Dan (December 12, 2017). "Trent Franks stepping down from Congress amid complaints from 2 former female staffers". The Arizona Republic.