City | 7:53 pm | February 22, 2013 | By Isaac Stanley-Becker

Fourth candidate enters mayoral race

The quest for the mayor’s office became a four-man race on Tuesday when New Haven firefighter Salvatore Consiglio Jr. told the New Haven Register that he will run to replace Mayor John DeStefano Jr., who announced in January that he will not seek an 11th term in office. A resident of the Fair Haven neighborhood, Consiglio plans to run »

City | 4:18 pm | January 23, 2013 | By Diana Li

Elicker announces bid for mayor

At 7 p.m. tomorrow, Ward 10 Alderman Justin Elicker FES ’10 SOM ’10 will announce his candidacy for mayor at Manjares, a restaurant on Whalley Avenue, Elicker said in a phone call to the News today. Elicker will give a speech explaining his reasons for running and his goals as mayor. Current Mayor John DeStefano Jr. »

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 »