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Martin cashed in at post-election victory party

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ABOVE: Mayor David Martin at his midnight swearing-in ceremony at his home in Stamford (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO) STAMFORD — Mayor David Martin pulled in $15,325 for his campaign nearly a month after winning the Nov. 5 election. Martin, who took office Dec. 1, hosted a victory party at the Bank Street Brewery on Dec. 4 to […] [Read More]
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Unions cut checks to Martin’s campaign

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ABOVE: David Martin after winning the Democratic Primary Election in September. (ADVOCATE) STAMFORD — Five unions donated to Mayor David Martin’s mayoral campaign in the final days of the election, according to his most recent campaign finance disclosure statements. The Jan. 10 filings show Martin received contributions totaling $5,850 from 10 political action committees between […] [Read More]
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How much did each mayoral candidate spend per vote?

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ABOVE: Stamford’s four general election mayoral candidates at an October candidate forum. From left to right: John Zito (U), David Martin (D), Kathleen Murphy (U), Michael Fedele (R) (THE ADVOCATE) STAMFORD — Recently-released campaign finance disclosure statements provide a clearer picture of how much each mayoral candidate spent per vote: Michael Fedele, Republican: Total raised: $536,220 […] [Read More]
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The Fedele campaign’s final price tag

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ABOVE: Former mayoral candidate Michael Fedele at an October candidate forum. (ADVOCATE) STAMFORD — Unsuccessful mayoral candidate Michael Fedele has filed his last campaign finance disclosure statement, putting the final price tag of the Republican’s campaign at $536,220. The Jan. 10 filing shows Fedele raised $76,832 between Oct. 28 and the end of the year, […] [Read More]

Mayor-Elect still fundraising

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 STAMFORD — Mayor-Elect David Martin may have already captured the mayor’s office, but he’s not quite finished paying for the election campaign that got him there. Martin, who beat out his better-funded Republican opponent Michael Fedele in the Nov. 5 race, is holding a Dec. 4 victory party to solicit campaign contributions. “This is a […] [Read More]
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Tuesday’s mayoral election turnout lowest of the millenium

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ABOVE: Voters cast their ballots at Cloonan Middle School Tuesday (Jason Rearick/THE ADVOCATE) STAMFORD — Tuesday saw the lowest voter turnout of any mayoral election since at least 2001. Thirty-five percent of Stamford’s 60,543 registered voters cast ballots in the election, which pitted Democrat David Martin against Republican Michael Fedele. The anemic voter participation made […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s official vote tally

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Here is the official vote tally released by the city’s registrars of voters: Stamford official vote count 2013 (PDF) Stamford official vote count 2013 (Text)   [Read More]

Final vote tally shows razor-thin margin in mayor’s race

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ABOVE: Jon Carlo Gallup keeps track of votes at Democratic election headquarters Wednesday. (Jason Rearick/THE ADVOCATE) STAMFORD — Final vote tallies released by the Registrar of Voters’ Office Wednesday show Democrat David Martin captured the mayor’s office by the slimmest of margins, beating out Republican opponent Michael Fedele by only 569 votes. The final numbers […] [Read More]
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Stamford mayor’s race 2013

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The unofficial results will appear as soon as we get them from our reporters at each of the city’s 20 polling places. Keep checking back for more information. [Read More]

Stuffing the ballot (mail) box

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With the election just a day away, here’s a tally of how the campaign looked from my friendly U.S. Postal Service mail carrier. Within the past week, Democratic candidate David Martin pulled way ahead with a last-minute barrage of mailings — and it looks like a hand-written postcard left at my door on Saturday. In […] [Read More]