Domenic Recchia

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Domenic Recchia was a Democratic candidate for the 13th Congressional District of New York

Domenic Recchia was a Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 13th Congressional District (map) of New York. He as seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Rep. Vito Fossella (R-N.Y.). The primary will take place on September 2008.


Positions, record and controversies


"In November 2001, in a highly contested race, Recchia was elected to the New York City Council from the 47th Council District. During his first term, he fought hard at City Hall to ensure that the services and programs most important to his constituents were funded and maintained. In November 2003, Recchia was re-elected."

Represents: Coney Island, Gravesend, Bensonhurst

Committees: Cultural Affairs, Libraries & International Intergroup Relations (Chair); Education; Environmental Protection; Governmental Operations [1]

2008 elections

Recchia was seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Rep. Vito Fossella (R-N.Y.) in the 2008 congressional elections.[2][3]

Money in politics

Information on this candidate's 2008 fundraising is not yet available. Stay tuned for live feeds of data from the Center for Responsive Politics' site.

Committees and affiliations


Recchia will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.


More background data


Articles and resources

See also


  1. "Domenic M. Recchia, Jr City Council Bio"
  2. 2008 Race Tracker page on New York’s 13th Congressional District
  3. "FEC filing for Domenic Recchia"

External resources

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