Jessie Rodriguez

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Jessie Rodriguez
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
from the 21st district
Assumed office
December 4, 2013
Preceded byMark Honadel
Personal details
Born (1977-07-05) July 5, 1977 (age 42)
Puerto El Triunfo, El Salvador
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceFranklin, Wisconsin
Alma materMarquette University
OccupationState representative

Jessie Rodriguez is an American politician.

Born in El Salvador, Rodriguez moved to the United States in 1984 with her family. Rodriguez graduated from Marquette University in 2002 with a B.A. in Communications [1] and previously worked as an outreach coordinator for Hispanics for School Choice, an education reform advocacy organization.[2] She lives in Franklin, Wisconsin with her husband and family.

On November 19, 2013, Rodriguez became the first Hispanic immigrant in Wisconsin history to be elected to the State Legislature and was sworn into the Wisconsin State Assembly on December 4, 2013, as a Republican.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-05. Retrieved 2013-11-20.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Hispanics for School Choice". Hispanics for School Choice. Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Republicans Kulp, Rodriguez win Wisconsin Assembly seats - Star Tribunedate=20 November 2013". Archived from the original on 20 November 2013. Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Jessie for Assembly". Archived from the original on 5 October 2013. Retrieved 22 May 2019.