|Speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives|
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2017
|Preceded by||Brendan Sharkey|
|Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives
|Assumed office |
January 7, 2004
|Children||Michael, Ryan, and Kaitlynn|
Joe Aresimowicz is a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives and the current Speaker of the House. Prior to 2017, he served as the Majority Leader.
Early life and family[edit | edit source]
Aresimowicz served in the United States Army Reserve where he served as a combat medic. He was honorably discharged after over a decade of service. A lifelong Berlin resident, he attended public schools in Berlin through high school.
Early political career[edit | edit source]
Before joining the state legislature, Aresimowicz served three terms on the Berlin Town Council. Additionally Joe Aresimowicz is a union employee, a former union president and one of the biggest allies of organized labor and its offshoot.
Connecticut House of Representatives[edit | edit source]
Aresimowicz was elected to the House in 2004 to represent the 30th Assembly District of Berlin and Southington. In 2013, he was elected the Majority Leader.
Aresimowicz has been recognized by a variety of groups including the American Legion, the Connecticut State Firefighters Association the YMCA, and the Connecticut Working Families Party, which receives a great deal of help from Unions in CT. He received a perfect score from the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters for his support and advocacy of environmental initiatives.
Electoral history[edit | edit source]
|Connecticut House of Representatives: General Election 2014: 30th District|
|Working Families||Joe Aresimowicz||1,043||15.9|
|Total||Joe Aresimowicz (Incumbent)||6,556||100|
|Connecticut House of Representatives: General Election 2012: 30th District|
|Working Families||Joe Aresimowicz||1,189||13.8|
|Total||Joe Aresimowicz (Incumbent)||8,589||100|
|Connecticut House of Representatives: General Election 2010: 30th District|
|Working Families||Joe Aresimowicz||345||3.6|
|Total||Joe Aresimowicz (Incumbent)||5,664||59.1|
Personal life[edit | edit source]
Aresimowicz grew up in Berlin, Connecticut. He and his family now reside in Berlin, where his two youngest children, Ryan and Katie, attend Berlin public schools and his oldest son Michael coaches football in Guilford while finishing his criminal justice degree.
He is employed as the Education Coordinator for the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Council 4.
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