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Representative Melissa Ratcliff

Assembly District 46

(D - Cottage Grove) Madison Office:
Room 11 North
State Capitol
PO Box 8953
Madison, WI 53708
(608) 237-9146
(888) 534-0046
(608) 282-3646
Voting Address:

Cottage Grove, WI 53527

Ben Gebhart Ben.Gebhart@legis.wisconsin.gov


  • Born Green Bay, Wisconsin.
  • Graduate Wausau East High School, 1995; Paralegal Certificate, Madison College, 2000.
  • Paralegal.
  • Member: Friends of the Cottage Grove Library; Sun Prairie Rotary Club; Madison Area Paralegal Association; Sun Prairie Area Historical Society; Cottage Grove Area Historical Society; Cottage Grove Chamber of Commerce; Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce; Friends of Lake Kegonsa Society; Monona Grove Education Foundation Snack Pack Program; Miracle League of Dane County (founding member); Governor's Task Force on Broadband Access.
  • Former member: Cottage Grove Optimist Club (secretary).
  • Previous office: Cottage Grove Village Board Trustee, 2018–2022.
  • Current office: Appointed to Dane County Board of Supervisors, District 36, 2018; elected 2019, 2020, 2022. Elected to Assembly 2022.
  • Appointed to Governor's Task Force on Broadband Access

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