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Entries Tagged as 'David Walker'

Lacking Political Beacon, Walker House Up For Sale Again

June 14th, 2018 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

Four years ago after losing a Republican primary for lieutenant governor, David Walker placed his waterfront Black Rock home for sale for $1,675,000. If an offer came it was not good enough for him to accept it. The Beacon Street house is now up for sale again, this time after Walker fell short of the […]

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Walker Issues GOP Endorsements

June 13th, 2018 · 9 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Bridgeport resident David Walker, the former U.S. comptroller general, came up short of the Republican convention support to make the August primary ballot for governor and eschewed a petition drive to wage a campaign. On Wednesday he issued several endorsements including for Bob Stefanowski, a petitioning candidate for governor. Stefanowski needs just over 9,000 signatures […]

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Shoutin’ For Boughton–Danbury Mayor Endorsed For Governor At GOP Convention, Herbst, Obsitnik Qualify For Primary, Walker Ends Bid

May 12th, 2018 · 33 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Bridgeport resident David Walker came up short for the 15 percent delegate support necessary to qualify for a primary. Walker announced he has ended his campaign for governor, declining a labor-intensive petitioning effort to make the ballot.

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The GOP Elephant Stampede

May 11th, 2018 · 8 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Convention fever has hit Connecticut. More than 1,000 delegates will attend the Republican convention at Foxwoods this weekend where up to nine candidates for governor seek the necessary support to make the ballot, among them Bridgeport resident David Walker, the former U.S. comptroller general. Democrats will conduct their convention next weekend.

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Endorsements For Walker For Governor

May 8th, 2018 · 23 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Bridgeport resident Dave Walker, Republican candidate for governor, released a new set of endorsements on Tuesday. From the Walker campaign: In the final days before the convention Professional Problem Solver Dave Walker continued to build momentum and support for his candidacy. Today, Walker announced ten more endorsements of Connecticut leaders ready to save the state. […]

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Fairfield Republicans Endorse Walker For Governor

May 2nd, 2018 · 34 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

The Fairfield Republican Town Committee Tuesday night endorsed Bridgeport resident David Walker for governor giving the former U.S. Comptroller General a delegate boost heading into the GOP state convention May 11-12. The endorsement comes after an appeal from former State Senator John McKinney, who represented the town for years, to support former Trumbull First Selectman […]

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Takin’ It To The Streets, Ganim Launches Petition Drive For Democratic Guber Ballot

April 30th, 2018 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

He’s a relentless campaigner trying to forge an August Democratic primary for governor. On Tuesday Mayor Joe Ganim’s gubernatorial campaign operation will spread out across Connecticut cities toiling for more than 15,000 certified Democratic signatures required to qualify for the ballot.

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McKinney Disses Walker, Endorses Herbst For Governor

April 30th, 2018 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

In 2014, former State Senator John McKinney and Bridgeport resident David Walker formed a campaign team when the candidates ran for governor and lieutenant governor respectively. Most political observers believe McKinney would have defeated incumbent Democrat Dan Malloy had he been victorious over Tom Foley in the GOP primary. This cycle McKinney bowed out of […]

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