David Martin

Election 2013
12:11 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Democrat Martin is Stamford's next mayor

David Martin after his victory in the Stamford mayoral election

Democrat Stamford mayoral candidate David Martin defeated Republican Michael Fedele to become the city’s next mayor Tuesday night. Unofficial vote results had Martin clinching the victory by about 13-hundred votes. 

By 9 p-m Fedele announced he was conceding after Martin took 11 of the 20 precincts. Democrats say Martin’s win was a result of grassroots support. They say Martin was able to tap into a feeling that city government had become less than transparent over the last four years. Martin acknowledged the work had just begun.

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Stamford Mayoral Race
9:55 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Malloy reiterates support for Martin

Candidate David Martin gestured to Governor Dannel Malloy, as William Tong looks on.
Credit Kaomi Goetz

Democrats in Stamford put on a united front Monday as Governor Dannel Malloy ceremoniously endorsed candidate David Martin for mayor.

Malloy, a former 12-year mayor of Stamford, had endorsed his personal friend William Tong in the Democratic primary.

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Stamford Primary
6:46 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Martin wins Democratic Mayoral Primary

David Martin celebrating his victory
Credit Kaomi Goetz

Stamford Board of Finance member David Martin defeated state Representative William Tong in Tuesday's primary. Tong was endorsed by Governor Dannel Malloy but was only able to get 48% of the popular vote, compared to Martin's 52%. 

Newscaster: WSHU's Bill Buchner

Stamford Primary
12:12 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Stamford mayoral candidate Martin discusses the race and his campaign

Stamford Representative David Martin

Two men are vying for the Democratic nomination for Mayor of Stamford: City Representative David Martin and State Representative William Tong. WSHU's Bill Buchner spoke with Martin about  the race, asking his reaction to the news that the Tong campaign mailed a flyer directing voters to incorrect polling locations for Tuesday's primary.


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