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Joe Aresimowicz
Speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2017
Preceded by Brendan Sharkey
Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives


Incumbent
Assumed office
January 7, 2004
Personal details
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Crystal
Children Michael, Ryan, and Kaitlynn
Residence Berlin, Connecticut
Website [1]

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 familyEdit

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 careerEdit

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.[1]

Connecticut House of RepresentativesEdit

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 historyEdit

Connecticut House of Representatives: General Election 2014: 30th District
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Aresimowicz 5,513 84.1
Working Families Joe Aresimowicz 1,043 15.9
Total Joe Aresimowicz (Incumbent) 6,556 100
Total votes 6,556 100
Connecticut House of Representatives: General Election 2012: 30th District
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Aresimowicz 7,400 86.2
Working Families Joe Aresimowicz 1,189 13.8
Total Joe Aresimowicz (Incumbent) 8,589 100
Total votes 8,589 100
Connecticut House of Representatives: General Election 2010: 30th District
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Aresimowicz 5,319 55.5
Working Families Joe Aresimowicz 345 3.6
Total Joe Aresimowicz (Incumbent) 5,664 59.1
Republican Jim Sargent 3,917 40.9
Total votes 9,581 100

Personal lifeEdit

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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