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Arizona State Legislature
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Fiftieth Legislature - First Regular Session
  Debbie Lesko

Debbie Lesko
Majority Whip

District 9

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 222
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5413
Fax Number: (602) 417-3109

Personal Information:
Home City: Glendale
Occupation: State Representative and Community Advocate
Member Since: 2009
  • Happily married mother of three children
  • Majority Whip, a leadership position within the House of Representatives
  • Advisory Council, Faith House Domestic Violence Shelter
  • Neighborhood leader with the City of Glendale Community Partnership program
  • WESTMARC Education Committee and Economic Development Committee Member
  • Ironwood High School Booster Club Member
  • Desert Valley Elementary PTSA (Parent Teacher Student Assoc.) member
  • Served as fund-raising chairman for children’s school for 3 years.
  • Arizona Federation of Taxpayers’ Board Member 2005-2008
  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) member with City of Glendale Fire Dept.
  • Served as Elected Officer of the State and County Republican Party
  • AZ Citizens Defense League member
  • Served on the 2025 City of Glendale Master Plan committee
  • Served as a hearing officer in the North Valley Justice Court
  • NRA member
  • Served as Legislative District 9 Republican Chairman
  • Served as voter registration chairman for the Maricopa County Republican Party
  • Served as 1st Vice President of the Arrowhead Republican Women Club
  • Treasurer of the PUSD Community Committee


Committee Assignments
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Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2001 P community colleges; universities; concealed weapons
HB2071 P* technical correction; victim compensation fund
HB2072 P* technical correction; process service
HB2073 P* technical correction; indigent care; records
HB2074 P* technical correction; nonprobate transfers
HB2075 P* technical correction; guardians
HB2101 P protest activity; prohibition
HB2153 C municipalities; counties; fire sprinklers; code
HB2197 P* charter schools; age restricted communities
HB2384 P* abortion; public funding prohibition; taxes
HB2416 P abortion
HB2420 C teachers; literacy instruction endorsement
HB2442 P abortion; sex selection; prohibition
HB2443 P abortion; sex; race selection; prohibition See Vote
HB2544 C presidential candidates; affidavit of qualifications
HB2549 P state nickname; grand canyon state
HB2555 C regulation of taxis; limitations
HB2558 P landlord tenant; utilities; security deposit
  (NOW: rental property; restrictions prohibited
HB2561 C Arizona citizenship.
HB2562 C interstate compact; birth certificates
HB2565 C postsecondary education; students' rights See Vote
HB2572 C government expenditure database; transparency; CAFR
HB2581 P STOs; credits; administration
HB2587 C high schools; military recruiting; form See Vote
HB2593 C water salinity study committee
HB2609 C homeowners' associations; signs; political; leasing See Vote
HB2638 C administrative actions; appeal to court
HB2640 C education; basic skills lists
HB2656 P women veteran special plate
HB2657 C partisan elections; schools; cities; towns
HB2658 P domestic violence review teams
HB2689 C health insurance; interstate purchase.
HB2690 C employers; group insurance pooling.
HB2694 C public safety employees; crisis training
HB2706 P* education; Arizona empowerment accounts
  (NOW: supplementary reading instruction; teachers
See Vote
HB2707 P* general fund revenue limit See Vote
HB2708 P* homeowner's rebate; primary residence
HB2713 C EORP; defined contribution retirement system
HB2718 P public safety equipment fund; appropriation
HCM2002 C remove gray wolf; endangered species
HCR2006 C personal property tax exemption amount
HCR2032 C paycheck deductions; political purposes; requirement
HCR2034 P recognizing pregnancy care centers
HCR2050 P IBM; one hundredth anniversary
HCR2051 P Arizona; centennial song
HM2001 P F-35 program; support funding
HR2005 P Roosevelt Dam; centennial
HR2007 P Warrene Ware; service
SB1155 C electronic; digital devices; stalking; threatening
SB1174 P charter schools; age restricted communities.
SB1202 C definition of dangerous drugs; synthetic.
SB1246 C abortion.
SB1250 C donor conceived children
SB1282 C political committee registration; religious entity
SB1312 P STOs; credits; administration.
SB1408 P state budget; appropriation limitation; hearing
SB1467 C educational institution; concealed weapons
SB1525 P city; town; development fees
SB1552 P corporate tax allocation; sales factor
SB1553 P education; Arizona empowerment accounts.
SB1554 P ADE; teachers; liability insurance
SB1555 P government employees; union dues; withholding
SB1556 P school district monies; associations; elections.
SB1610 C state firearm
SCR1020 C crime victims; protection from liability
SCR1028 C paycheck deductions; political purposes; requirement.
SCR1059 P supporting Wisconsin governor; legislature
SCR1061 P Mitch Menlove; death resolution
SR1013 P Lloyd Oliver; death resolution


P* = Prime Prime Sponsor, P = Prime Sponsor, C = Co-Sponsor