Toni Harp

Elicker Defeats Harp For New Haven Mayor

Nov 5, 2019
Davis Dunavin / WSHU

Democrat Justin Elicker will be the next mayor of New Haven, Connecticut. Elicker won a primary challenge against three-term mayor Toni Harp – then defeated her again in the general election last night. 

Matt Rourke / AP

Longtime Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim faces a Democratic primary challenge Tuesday as he seeks a seventh term in office. 

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New Haven, Connecticut, finally has an agreement with its police union after three years without a contract. The tentative deal requires new officers to serve at least 25 years before they can retire. 

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The mayor of New Haven, Connecticut has issued an executive order that — unofficially — makes it a sanctuary city. 

Ebong Udoma / WSHU

Toni Harp took on three challengers at a forum on Sunday as she runs for a fourth, two-year term as New Haven mayor this year.