Tag Archives: 17th District


Crisco qualifies for election program

HARTFORD — State Sen. Joseph Crisco (D-17) has qualified for the Citizens’ Election Program for the 2014 general election. The program is a voluntary program, which allows qualifying candidates for…

Joseph Crisco

Crisco reelected to 11th term

Democrat state Sen. Joseph Crisco won an 11th term representing the 17thDistrict Tuesday. Crisco defeated Republican Tony Szweczyk by an unofficial count of 13,914 to 6,541. Crisco, 78 of Woodbridge,…

Republican Tony Szewczyk, left, and Democrat Joseph Crisco are running for the state Senate seat in the 17th District, which represents the towns of Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Derby, Hamden, Naugatuck, and Woodbridge.

Crisco, Szewczyk race for Senate seat

The race in the state’s 17thSenate District features a contest between a longtime incumbent and a challenger seeking his first term in Hartford. Democrat Joe Crisco, of Woodbridge, is in…

From left, Rep. David Labriola (R-Naugatuck), Joseph Crisco (D-Woodbridge) and Naugatuck Deputy Mayor Tamath Rossi at Tuesday's candidates' forum sponsored by the Naugatuck Taxpayers in Revolt.

17th district candidates spar over issues

NAUGATUCK — The only thing remotely close between 17th-district opponents Joseph Crisco and Tamath Rossi at Tuesday night’s Candidates’ Forum were the chairs they were sitting in. Crisco, the incumbent…