Wilton Constable candidate: Ernest Ricco

Ernest Ricco

Ernest Ricco

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Ernest Ricco


Constable candidate


Age: 56

Incumbent: Yes

Current job: Owner of Ricco Enterprises, a construction management & property operations firm since 1988

Education: Southern Connecticut State University

The most important issue in this election: Civility among elected and appointed officials and the citizenry. The position of constable requires maturity and sensibility when associating with the public.

Other issues: Respect, integrity, character, communication and civility among elected/appointed officials and the citizenry.

Family: Married to Brenda Ricco since 1988 with six children ages 28, 27, 25, 24, 15 and 14, all of whom have graduated or presently attend the Wilton school system.

Previous elected offices, community group affiliations: Chairman of the Wilton Democratic Platform committee since 1999, which produces the “Listen to Wilton” platform, Delegate at conventions since 2000 including United States Senatorial, United States Congressional, Connecticut Gubernatorial, Connecticut State Senate and Connecticut State Representative.