Mayor’s Race

Vice President Joe Biden. (Photo credit JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Vice President Joe Biden Calls The Wrong Marty Walsh

Biden tried to call Walsh, but he called the Marty Walsh in Natick, a former aide to the late Senator Ted Kennedy.


John Connolly and Marty Walsh at the WBZ debate, Oct. 15, 2013 (Photo by Peter Casey)

New Poll Shows Walsh Erases Connolly’s Lead In Boston Mayor’s Race

City Councilor John Connolly and State Representative Marty Walsh have now met in two televised debates, with Connolly aggressively touting his education-reform credentials and criticizing Walsh too closely aligned with labor unions.


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Keller @ Large:’s Jim O’Sullivan

The outcome of the Boston Mayoral Preliminary election was one of the topics WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller covered Sunday.


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Menino Trashes Arbitrator, Urges City Council To Reject Boston Police Contract

Mayor Menino is urging Boston’s City Council to veto an arbitrator’s award that would give Boston police officers a 25.4 percent pay increase over the next six years.


Marty Walsh and John Connolly. (WBZ-TV photos)

Martin Walsh, John Connolly Advance In Boston Mayor’s Race

State Rep. Martin Walsh and City Councilor John Connolly have secured the two spots in the November election to succeed Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, who is retiring after 20 years in office.


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Polls Close In Boston Mayor’s Race Preliminary Election

The city says that 113,222 votes were cast in the primary. That’s 30% of the city’s 368,000 registered voters.


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Keller @ Large: Low Voter Turnout In Boston Mayor Vote Would Be Pathetic

Less than a one-third voter turnout would be a pathetic outcome, a troubling sign of voter ignorance, indifference and negligence.


Boston Mayoral candidates. (WBZ-TV photo)

Television Ads From Mayoral Candidates Offer A Wide Range

There are just 28 days to go until Boston voters narrow the field of would-be successors to Mayor Tom Menino down to two.


Boston Mayoral candidates. (WBZ-TV photo)

Keller @ Large: Challenge Ahead For Boston Mayoral Candidates

While polls have shown voters agree it’s time for someone new to run the city, it’s far less clear that they want dramatic change from the way Mayor Tom Menino did it.


Bill Walczak (Credit: Walczak Facebook)

Community Organizer Bill Walczak Declares Run For Mayor

As expected, the race to replace Boston Mayor Tom Menino is getting even more crowded.