|Mark D. Boughton|
|Governor of Connecticut|
|Mayor of Danbury|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Connecticut House of Representatives, District 138|
|High school||Danbury High School (1982)|
|Bachelor's||Central Connecticut State University|
|Master's||Western Connecticut State University|
|Service/branch||Sergeant, U.S. Army Reserve|
|Years of service||1983-1989|
|Birthday||February 20, 1964|
|Place of birth||Danbury, Connecticut|
He ran briefly for the 2014 Republican nomination for Governor of Connecticut, but withdrew before the primary. He sought the Republican nomination in the primary on August 12, 2014. The general election took place November 4, 2014.
He was the 2010 Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, running on a ticket with Tom Foley. Boughton and Foley were defeated by Democratic Governor Dan Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman in the general election on November 2, 2010.
Boughton is the Mayor of Danbury and former state legislator, representing the 138th District of Connecticut from 1999-2003. He served six years in the U.S. Army Reserve and worked as a Social Studies teacher.
- Danbury High School (1982)
- Bachelor's of Science in American History, Central Connecticut State University
- Education Degree in American History, Central Connecticut State University
- Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology, Western Connecticut State University
- See also: Connecticut gubernatorial election, 2014
Boughton ran for election to the office of Governor of Connecticut in 2014. He dropped out of the race before he could appear on the primary ballot. The general election took place November 4, 2014.
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- Governor of Connecticut
- Tom Foley
- Connecticut gubernatorial election, 2014
- Connecticut lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2010
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Mark Boughton on Twitter
- Official Campaign Website for Mayor Mark Boughton 2013
- Office of the Mayor of Danbury
- Boughtonforct.com 2010 Campaign website
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- Republican American, "Danbury mayor runs for governor," January 9, 2014
- NewsTimes, "Foley: Woman would have helped ticket," January 4, 2013
- The Hartford Courant - Capitol Watch, "Sen. Toni Boucher of Wilton Exploring Run For Governor; Facing Better-Known Opponents in 2014 Race," August 27, 2013
- Danbury Republican Party, "Mayor of Danbury Mark Boughton," accessed January 8, 2013
- Connecticut Secretary of State, "2010 General Election Results," accessed January 8, 2013