Debbie (Debbie) Lesko (R-08)

US Representative Debbie Lesko

Debbie (Debbie) Lesko (R-08)
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Capitol: 202.225.4576
FAX: 202.225.6328
District: 623.776.7911
Representative
Room 1214 LHOB- Longworth House Office Building 15 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-0308
12515 West Bell Road
Surprise, AZ 85378
Residence:Glendale, AZ

Committee Assignments

Co-ChairCrime Survivors and Justice Caucus
Co-ChairBipartisan Working Group to End Domestic Violence
Co-ChairCongressional Victims' Rights Caucus
FC MemberColorado River Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Space and Aeronautics Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Direct Selling Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Creative Rights Caucus
FC MemberFragile X Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Baby Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lung Cancer Caucus
FC MemberSuburban Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Valley Fever Task Force
FC MemberCongressional Candy Caucus
FC MemberExplosive Ordnance Disposal Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce
FC MemberCongressional Native American Caucus
FC MemberLaw Enforcement Caucus (House)
FC MemberCongressional Cybersecurity Caucus
FC MemberHouse Caucus on International Religious Freedom
FC MemberDefense Communities Congressional Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Energy
FC MemberU.S.-Japan Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Military Families Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for Women's Issues (House)
FC MemberJoint Strike Fighter Caucus
FC MemberValues Action Team
FC MemberHouse Freedom Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Energy and Commerce
FC MemberCongressional Border Security Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Rare Disease Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Taiwan Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Western Caucus
FC MemberAir Force Caucus (House)
FC MemberConservative Climate Caucus
FC MemberUSO Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Life Caucus
FC MemberHouse General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Army Caucus
FC MemberRepublican Study Committee (RSC)

Bio

Congresswoman Debbie Lesko represents Arizona's 8th Congressional District. In May 2018, she was sworn in to the U.S. House of Representatives after winning a special election. For the 117th Congress, Congresswoman Lesko serves on the prestigious House Committee on Energy and Commerce where she serves on the Subcommittee on Energy and the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce. Congresswoman Lesko was appointed by Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy as Leader Designee to the Republican Steering Committee, the committee tasked with assigning Republican members to the various committees of the House. In addition, she was appointed by Republican Whip Steve Scalise to serve as an Assistant Whip for the 117th Congress. She also serves as a Co-Chair of the Women in STEM Caucus and Co-Chair of the Crime Survivors and Justice Caucus. For the 116th Congress, Congresswoman Lesko served on the House Judiciary, House Rules, and House Homeland Security Committees. She also served as a Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues. In Congress, Congresswoman Lesko has received multiple awards and honors, including being named a 2019 Citizens Against Government Waste Taxpayer Super Hero and receiving the 2020 U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Spirit of Enterprise Award and National Federation of Independent Business' Guardian of Small Business Award. She has been a strong advocate for small businesses and for fiscal responsibility in Congress. Prior to her role in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congresswoman Lesko served in the Arizona Legislature for nine years - the last three of which were in the Arizona Senate. She served as Senate President Pro-Tempore and Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. She was honored by numerous organizations during her time at the Arizona Legislature, including, "Champion of the Taxpayer" "Guardian of Small Business" and "Senator of the Year." Congresswoman Lesko received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin. She lives in Peoria with her husband, Joe, and they have three children.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Joe Lesko   DOB: 11/14/1959
Counties Representing
Maricopa