Skip to comments.Breaking: Walsh wins Boston mayor’s race; voters reject casino proposals in Eastie, Palmer
Posted on 11/05/2013 6:30:21 PM PST by raccoonradio
State Representative Martin J. Walsh has defeated City Councilor John R. Connolly in the election to replace long-standing Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino. Follow up-to-the-minute coverage of the first open Boston mayoral race in two decades.
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NECN says Walsh leads 51-49 per cent with 74 per cent in
I’m outside of Boston and will be glad to see their commercials disappear. As far as I could tell, they are both extreme leftists. I have no idea which was more extreme than the other, but since Walsh won, I’d guess that he was the more extreme of the two.
still 51-49 Walsh with now 90 per cent in. Connolly: “We came up short tonight but I am proud of how we ran this campaign”
Do we vote for the White Irish Leftist or the White Irish Leftist?
Walsh big with the union folks. Menino called to congrat the mayor elect; he has some kind of feud with Walsh so it must have hurt da mayah to do that.
The pinky-ring union bosses got Walsh over the top. Good luck to Boston getting their finances out of the red for the next 25 years.
Rev Eugene Rivers talked about union guys being bused in from NH and VT to hold signs for the mayor-elect.
Finally the Irish get their chance to take the reins of Boston city government!
Building 19 filed for bankruptcy...
Boston has always had their head firmly planted. Unions win, voters lose.
Isn’t Menino half Irish?
You would think, but he’s actually 100% Italian.
Is it “Big Giant Douche defeats Turd Sandwich” or “Turd Sandwich defeats Big Giant Douche” ?