Incumbent-less race in Stamford nears end

For the first time in 14 years, the mayoral race in Stamford does not involve an incumbent after Democrat Dan Malloy decided not to seek

STAMFORD - For the first time in 14 years, the mayoral race in Stamford does not involve an incumbent after Democrat Dan Malloy decided not to seek re-election.

Republican Mike Pavia and his supporters were out in force Tuesday making a final pitch to voters, hoping the night will end in victory. Pavia owns a real estate managing and construction business in Stamford, but has also served as the city's Public Works commissioner, a police commissioner and on the Board of Representatives.

David Martin has also had a busy day of last-minute campaigning. Martin, a Democrat, has served on the city's Board of Representatives for 26 years. He was the first candidate in Stamford to formally announce his plans to run for mayor back in February.

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