Mark D. Boughton
- MEd, Psychology, Western Connecticut State University, 1992-1997
- BS, History, Central Connecticut State University, 1983-1987
- Mayor, City of Danbury, 2001-present
- Candidate, California Governor, 2018
- Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 5, 2012
- Candidate, Connecticut State Lieutenant Governor, 2010
- Representative, Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1998-2001
- No committee memberships found.
- Member, City of Danbury Planning Commission
- Member, Connecticut Blue Ribbon Commission on Housing and Economic Development, 2009
- Former Teacher, Social Studies, Danbury High School, 1987-2001
- Served, Sergeant, United States Army Reserve, 1983-1989
Mark Boughton (Republican) was a candidate for Governor of Connecticut. Boughton lost the primary on August 14, 2018.
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Boughton is the mayor of Danbury, Connecticut. He ran briefly for the 2014 Republican nomination for Governor of Connecticut, but withdrew before the primary.
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 Gov. 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