Joe Visconti

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Joe Visconti is the Republican candidate for the 1st Congressional District of Connecticut

Joseph Visconti is the Republican candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 1st Congressional District (map) of Connecticut. He won the Republican nomination and is seeking to challenge incumbent Rep. John Larson (D-Conn.). [1]


Positions, record and controversies


Owns and operates Joseph Visconti, LLC, a general contracting company specializing in commercial renovations and repairs. Joe is a businessman, a member of the West Hartford Town Council, patron of the arts and community activist. He serves on the council’s Community Planning and Development Committee, and is a Council liaison to the West Hartford Board of Education. [2]

2008 elections

Visconti is the Republican nominee seeking to challenge Rep. John Larson (D-Conn.) in the 2008 congressional elections.[3][4]

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.

Campaign contributions

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


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


More background data


Articles and resources

See also


  1. Connecticut 2008 General Election,"The Green Papers, August 13, 2008
  2. Visconti About page
  3. 2008 Race Tracker page on Connecticut's 1st Congressional District
  4. Official Visconti for Congress website

External resources

External articles