Representative Deb Andraca was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2020. During her first term Deb has been a champion for fair voting maps and democratic voting reforms, gun safety legislation, funding for first responders, support for public schools and teachers, protecting Wisconsin’s lakeshore and preserving our parks and natural areas.
Her committee assignments included Energy and Utilities; Workforce Development; Forestry, Parks and Outdoor Recreation; Small Business Development; and Financial Institutions. In April Deb was appointed by Governor Evers to the Blue Ribbon Commission on Veteran Opportunity.
Prior to her election to serve the 23rd district Deb earned her teacher’s license through Alverno College, completing her coursework in 2018. She taught third-grade math at Bruce Guadalupe Community School and was an elementary substitute in the Whitefish Bay School District. Earlier in her career Deb was a vice president at FleishmanHillard International Communications, communications director and lobbyist for the Environmental Law and Policy Center of the Midwest, press secretary on a Congressional campaign and worked at the Solar Energy Industries Association. Deb earned a BA from Syracuse University and has a Masters Degree from the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University.
The Andracas are 20 year residents of the 23rd district and are all active in their community. Deb has served as PTO president at Cumberland Elementary school, as the leader of two Girl Scout troops, a volunteer fundraiser for the Urban Ecology Center, and a Milwaukee-area leader for Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense.
The Andraca family includes Deb’s husband Marc, a daughter at Whitefish Bay High School, a daughter at Boston College, and her mom.