City | 4:36 pm | February 16, 2013 | By Isaac Stanley-Becker

Holder-Winfield kicks off mayoral campaign

Connecticut State Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield has officially declared that he will be running to replace Mayor John DeStefano Jr.

Fifteen days after filing paperwork to run for mayor of New Haven, Connecticut State Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield kicked off his campaign Saturday with a public event in Long Wharf. Nearly 70 people – including a handful of Holder-Winfield’s colleagues in the Connecticut House and seven Yale students – flocked to the back room of The »

City | 4:56 pm | December 15, 2012 | By Diana Li

Holder-Winfield forms ‘exploratory’ committee

Gary Holder-Winfield officially set up an “exploratory” committee on Thursday, a growing sign that the Connecticut state representative is considering a serious run for New Haven mayor, according to the New Haven Independent. With the formation of this committee, Holder-Winfield can now accept campaign contributions. Holder-Winfield told the Independent that he will continue to solicit »

City | 1:01 am | November 15, 2012 | By Diana Li

Another candidate enters mayoral race

Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. announced earlier this year that he will not seek reelection for an 11th term.

New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. may have another challenger in the upcoming mayoral race. Sundiata Keitazulu, a 55-year-old plumber and Elm City native, has declared his candidacy for the top spot in New Haven, becoming the second person — after DeStefano himself— to file papers with the city clerk and officially declare his candidacy »