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John Pistone
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Connecticut, District 5
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John Pistone was a 2012 Independent (Unaffiliated) candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 5th Congressional District of Connecticut.


Campaign themes


  • Energy Policy
  • Creating Jobs
  • Taxes/Spending
  • Education
  • Health Care Reform
  • National Security
  • Immigration
  • Religious Faith
  • Environment



See also: Connecticut's 5th congressional district elections, 2012

Pistone ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Connecticut's 5th District. Pistone ran as an unaffiliated candidate.[1] He faced Elizabeth Esty (D) and Andrew Roraback (R) in the November 6, 2012 general election. He was defeated in the general election by Esty.[2]

U.S. House, Connecticut District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngElizabeth Esty 51.3% 146,098
     Republican Andrew Roraback 48.7% 138,637
     Independent John Pistone 0% 12
Total Votes 284,747
Source: Connecticut Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


Pistone is a resident of Brookfield, Connecticut.[3]

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