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Santa (Sandi) Ayala, who ends her 16-year run tomorrow, has frequently been accused of mishandling several elections.
"I would be remiss if I didn’t express my appreciation again for the continued and overwhelming support that I received from the voters," the mayor said in acknowledging the court ruling.
Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling, and Trumbull First Selectman Vicki Tesoro were all re-elected, while State Rep. Fred Camillo is taking as Greenwich First Selectman from the retiring Peter Tesei.
The State Elections Enforcement Commission has issued subpoenas for a number of elections records, as well as visitor logs and video surveillance at a pair of Bridgeport public housing complexes.
Meanwhile, independent consultant Jeff Kohut has announced he will run as a write-in candidate in the Nov. 5 election.
Moore, who has charged voter fraud after winning at the polls but losing the absentee vote by what she says is a suspiciously wide margin, says that incumbent Mayor Joe Ganim is "up to his old tricks."
Moore said she would not "stand aside and let the voters of Bridgeport be silenced."
The absentee vote count was in Ganim’s favor, giving him 932 votes to Marilyn Moore’s 303.
In 1985, Tisdale was the first African-American nominated by a major party for the Bridgeport mayoralty.
State Sen. Marilyn Moore is challenging incumbent Joe Ganim for the Democratic nomination.
Connecticut State Attorney General William Tong joined the picket line at the Stop & Shop in Southington, tweeting out his support of the job walkout.
Stallworth is the third Democrat and the third African-American to announce plans for the Bridgeport mayoralty.
"The East Side and other adjoining neighborhoods have gotten their hopes up about the possibility of a new rail station and are looking to us as leaders to make it happen,” Mayor Joe Ganim said.
The proposals to the state bond commission include $7 million for improvements to Sikorsky Memorial Airport.
Pending regulatory approval, the project -- designed to provide a more environmentally friendly and cost-effective energy source -- is expected to begin construction in the second quarter of 2018.