Mayoral candidate Carolina to use Democracy Fund

Hillhouse High School Principal Kermit Carolina has become the fourth mayoral candidate to commit to using the Democracy Fund, New Haven’s public financing system for mayoral candidates. In a Tuesday press release, Democracy Fund administrator Ken Krayeske said that Carolina and his treasurer Teretha Brooks have submitted the necessary documents to become part of the […]

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Kermit Carolina announces run for mayor

Kermit Carolina, principal of Hillhouse High School, announced on Sunday night that he will be the seventh candidate to run for mayor to replace current Mayor John DeStefano Jr. “My decision to run is firmly rooted in my belief that New Haven can do better for those who have been locked out and forgotten. Poverty […]

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GOP to field a Ward 1 aldermanic candidate

For the first time in 20 years, Ward 1 residents will have the option to vote for a Republican candidate in the aldermanic election.

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Public financing debate heats up

With the entry of two more candidates into New Haven’s mayoral race over the past week, the debate over the role of the Democracy Fund has intensified.

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Prominent state senator joins race for New Haven mayor

Connecticut State Senator Toni Harp ARC ’78 announced Monday that she will run for mayor of New Haven.

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Fifth candidate joins mayoral race

Matthew Nemerson, the former president of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce, began his campaign on Wednesday.

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Commission recommends Board of Ed reform

The Elm City is facing a once-in-a-decade chance to change the structure of city education.

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Keyes decides against mayoral run

As one candidate declined Friday to enter the race to replace Mayor John DeStefano Jr., the field of candidates for the city’shighest position is nearly settled.

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Campaign filings detail fundraising

Among the mayoral candidates, Ward 10 Alderman Justin Elicker FES ’10 SOM ’10 is far in the lead with $55,950 in private contributions.

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Charter revision groups issue recommendations

New Haven’s once-a-decade charter revision commission entered the next stage of updating the city’s constitution on Tuesday.

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Elicker first candidate to claim public funds

Two months after he qualified for the Democracy Fund, Ward 10 Alderman Justin Elicker FES ’10 SOM ’10 collected his first check.

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Democracy Fund’s future in doubt

The jury is still out about the long-term viability and ultimate success of programs like the Democracy Fund and the Clean Elections system from which it drew inspiration.

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