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November 1, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
Gomes Court Victory - Judge Orders New Primary
Bridgeport, CT - Today, Superior Court Judge William Clark ruled in favor of the plaintiff, John Gomes, "with respect to violations of CT General Statutes 9-140b in the mishandling of absentee ballots."
August 11, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
Gomes’ Qualifies for September 12 Primary- Row B
It's official, we are on the ballot on Row B. We couldn't have done it without the unwavering dedication and tireless efforts of our amazing volunteers.
August 8, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
Gomes' Slate Submits over 3,250 Signatures for September Primary
Today, John Gomes announced that he and members of his slate have submitted over 3,250 signatures to the Bridgeport Democratic Registrar of Voters. Roughly 2,100 verified signatures of registered Bridgeport Democtrats on Primary Petitions are needed to be submitted by Wednesday, August 9th to qualify for the September 12th Democratic Primary.
August 1, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
Amalgamated Transit Union Endorses Gomes For Mayor
Bridgeport, CT - The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1336 - Bridgeport has endorsed John Gomes for the Office of Mayor.
July 18, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
City Council Member Maria Pereira Endorses Gomes For Mayor
Bridgeport, CT - City Council member Maria Pereira, District 138 and council running mate Jazmarie Melendez, have endorsed John Gomes for the Office of Mayor.
July 10, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
Gomes’ Raises $275,000 in Total Contributions, $75,000 in 2nd Quarter of 2023
BRIDGEPORT, CT – Today, John Gomes announces that his campaign has raised $75,000 in contributions to end the second fundraising quarter of 2023. For three consecutive quarters, the John Gomes For Mayor campaign has demonstrated consistent fundraising totaling $275,000 in contributions since December 1, 2022.
July 07, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
Gomes Releases Economic Growth & Tax Relief Policy Brief
Bridgeport, CT - John Gomes, Bridgeport Mayoral candidate, released his policy brief on economic development that outlines how to improve business growth in the City of Bridgeport.
June 02, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
National Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump Endorses Gomes For Mayor
Crump stated, "I am so proud to endorse John Gomes for Mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut. I know John will be a fighter for those who need a voice the most.
May 16, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
"It's become obvious that the proposed sale agreement has been mishandled by city administrators since inception."
May 09, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
BOE Member Joe Sokolovic Endorses Gomes For Mayor
Bridgeport, CT - Board of Education member Joe Sokolovic, has endorsed John Gomes for the Office of Mayor.
May 5, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
Gomes Releases Education Policy Position
Bridgeport, CT - John Gomes, Bridgeport Mayoral candidate, released his policy brief on education that outlines how to improve the quality of public education in the City of Bridgeport.
May 2, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
Canvassing Starts This Weekend
The next phase of the campaign begins this weekend and you have two opportunities to participate
April 10, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
Gomes’ Raises Another$100,000 in Second Consecutive Quarter
Today, John Gomes announces that his campaign has raised another $100,000 in contributions to end the first fundraising quarter of 2023.
MARCH 28, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
Releases Public Safety Policy Position
Revitalizing our public safety sector will have a direct positive impact on our community. A top priority of a Gomes administration is to provide the best public safety practices possible, while being fiscally responsible with the hard earned tax dollars of our residents.
MARCH 22, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
Another Abandoned Opportunity: Harding HS
Bridgeport, CT - The condition of the former Harding High School gained national attention this week on Steve Ronin's YouTube channel, which has a subscription of more than 800,000 people. Ronin's video exposes vandalized classrooms filled with ruined books, supplies, artwork, desks, and American flags, all of which could have been given to students in need.
MARCH 20, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
Bridgeport Police Hispanic Society Endorses Gomes For Mayor
Bridgeport, CT - The Bridgeport Police Hispanic Society has endorsed John Gomes for the Office of Mayor.
MARCH 14, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
Thank You - Vasco Da Gama
Thank you for supporting my candidacy for Bridgeport Mayor.
The media is taking notice of our campaign. The recent Only in Bridgeport article, "Gomes Swells Mayoral Campaign Treasury at Fundraiser" highlights the over 300 supporters who attended our ﬁrst in-person fundraiser at the Vasco Da Gama Portuguese Cultural Center on Thursday, March 9th.
MARCH 08, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
Councilman Jorge Cruz Endorses John Gomes
Bridgeport, CT - City Council member Jorge Cruz, District 131, has endorsed John Gomes for the Office of Mayor. Cruz stated, “John Gomes will be the mayor for all people. He cares for everyone in Bridgeport and that is why I respect him and that is why I have respect for his campaign”
FEBRUARY 21, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
Gomes Release Good Government Contract
Investment within and outside the city will not take place until we get our house in order. The restoration of trust in Bridgeport Government is vital to the future growth of our city.
FEBRUARY 10, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
Ganim Breaks Rules To Enrich Himself... Again
After a New York Times, and two CT Post articles, profiling the sale and illegal rental of his million dollar Black Rock home within the last ten days, will the Joe Ganim property story be coming to a close?... it's just getting started.
FEBRUARY 09, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
Ganim’s Obstruction of Transparency Laws Violates the Public Trust… Again
FEBRUARY 06, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
Gomes' Opens Campaign Headquarters.
On a frigid Saturday morning, Bridgeport Mayoral candidate John Gomes, joined by his campaign team and a crowd of over one-hundred supporters formally opened the Gomes campaign headquarters located at 2196 East Main Street in Bridgeport...
JANUARY 30, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
John Gomes Campaign Headquarters Grand Opening
JANUARY 26, 2023 — Statement from John Gomes
Election Year Employment Tactics Have No Place in City Hall
With an upcoming mayoral election quickly approaching, the executive leadership of our city is showing that they will stop at nothing to ensure they continue to remain in office...
JANUARY 15, 2023 — CT POST
John Gomes (opinion): Running for mayor to make Bridgeport a better place
I am running for mayor to reshape our local government so that it will finally start serving the needs of all Bridgeport residents...
JANUARY 4, 2022 — ONLYINBRIDGEPORT.COM
Here’s Johnny! Gomes For Mayor On Cusp Of $100K First Month Fundraising Against Ganim
DECEMBER 1, 2022 — PRESS RELEASE
Meet John Gomes: Official Candidate for Mayor of the City of Bridgeport
Today, John Gomes joined members of the Bridgeport community at Bridgeport City Hall to officially file at the Town Clerk’s office and announce his bid for Mayor in 2023. He was joined by...
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