Justin Elicker

Harp wins in New Haven
12:21 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Harp will be the first female mayor of New Haven

Toni Harp giving her victory speech at Kelly's Restaurant in New Haven on Tuesday night.
Credit Ebong Udoma

Connecticut State Senator Toni Harp has easily won election to become the first woman mayor in New Haven’s history. Harp is also the first new mayor in New Haven in two decades.  

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New Haven Mayoral Race
9:54 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Harp, Elicker debate

Connecticut State Senator Toni Harp (left), New Haven Alderman Justin Elicker (right) at Gateway Community College for Monday night's debate.
Credit Melinda Tuhus

Connecticut State Senator Toni Harp, who won the Democratic primary for mayor of New Haven in September, faced one of her primary opponents again in a raucous public debate on Monday night.

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New Haven Primary
6:54 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Harp wins Democratic Primary

State Senator and mayoral candidate Toni Harp
Credit Candidate's website

Connecticut State Senator Toni Harp defeated Alderman Justin Elicker, former Economic Development Administrator Henry Fernandez, and Hillhouse High School Principal Kermit Carolina in the race to replace long-time Mayor John DeStefano.