Mark Boughton

Ann Lopez / WSHU

Three Republicans and one Democrat who would like to be the next governor of Connecticut were given a chance to make their pitch to voters at a televised gubernatorial candidate forum at the University of Hartford on Thursday. The forum was organized by the Governor Jodi Rell Center for Public Service at the University of Hartford.

Jessica Hill / AP

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is the Connecticut GOP’s endorsed candidate for governor. Boughton won his party’s endorsement on the third ballot at the state Republican Convention at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket on Saturday.

Jessica Hill / AP

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton will have surgery to remove a benign cyst in his brain. Boughton is expected to make a full recovery.

Boughton suspends his Conn gubernatorial campaign

Jun 20, 2014

Republican Mayor Mark Boughton of Danbury has suspended his campaign for Connecticut governor. The mayor made the announcement in an email sent out by his campaign on Wednesday.

Danbury, Connecticut Mayor Mark Boughton’s gubernatorial campaign said on Tuesday its collected more than the 8,190 signatures needed to get Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti on the ballot for Lieutenant Governor in the state GOP primary. The outcome of Lauretti’s petition drive will determine the lineup for the August 15th GOP gubernatorial primary. 

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