Candidates for Constable, Stamford 2009
What is a Constable? In Connecticut, a Constable has the same duties, within the
boundaries of a town, as a State Marshal: serving legal papers to the people named
in a lawsuit. (This role was also fulfilled by County Sheriffs until that office was
abolished in 2000.)
A resident of Stamford since 2001, David works as an English teacher and is also a
Justice of the Peace. He is secretary of the Fairfield County Green Party chapter and serves on the advisory
board of Teachers Against Prejudice. In 2007 he replaced his car with a bicycle.
David is also running for the Board of Representatives.
A resident of Stamford since 1994, Mary has worked as an event planner and receptionist
at a number of local businesses and has volunteered with Friends of the Ferguson Library,
Literacy Volunteers of America, and the Historic Neighborhood Preservation Program. She
does all her commuting by bicycle, bus, or foot.
Mary is also running for the Board of Representatives.
A former Associate Editor with Folio: magazine, Rolf Maurer has collectively
spent eight years working in trade and directory publishing, and, as former co-chair of
the Unitarian Universalist Society in Stamford's Civil Liberties Action Committee,
organized a series of lectures and panel discussions on the PATRIOT Act and related
topics. He has relied completely on mass transit since 1999.
Rolf is also running for Mayor.
If elected, David, Mary, and Rolf promise:
- Reliable and efficient process service throughout Stamford:
- Summons and Complaints
- Delinquent Child Support Payments
- Four-season delivery by bicycle or mass transitóclean, quiet, and unthreatening
- No firearms carried or needed