The votes are in for the preliminary election for Boston Mayor and City Council. The City of Boston website has the overall totals but here are some neighborhood results.
District 1 City Council (North End, Charlestown and East Boston)
For District 1 City Councilor, incumbent Sal LaMattina easily topped the ticket with 7,066 votes, 73% of the total. Facing him in the November 5th election will be Brian Gannon who garnered 1,525 votes or 16% in the preliminary election. Not making the final was John Ribeiro, Jr. who placed third with 996 votes or 10% of the total. In the North End, LaMattina counted 1486 votes (83%) as compared to 192 for Gannon and 108 for Ribeiro, Jr.
City Council At-Large
The top eight City Councilor At-Large vote getters to face off for the four open seats in November are: Ayanna Pressley (17% of the vote), Michael Flaherty (15%), Stephen Murphy (12%), Michelle Wu (11%), Martin Keogh (6%), Jeffrey Michael Ross (5%), A. Essaibi George (5%) and Jack Kelly (5%).
The North End’s Philip Frattaroli, a first time candidate, placed twelfth overall in the field of nineteen candidates. However, looking at just the North End (Ward 3, Precincts 1-4), hometown support went to Frattaroli with 959 votes, followed by Michael Flaherty (653 votes), Stephen Murphy (558), Ayanna Pressley (536), Michelle Wu (479) and Jack Kelly (252).
In the North End (Ward 3, Precincts 1 through 4), John Connolly narrowly took the top spot in the Mayoral campaign against Marty Walsh who led the citywide vote. Walsh and Connollly will face off on November 5th to follow Tom Menino as Boston’s next mayor. Not making the mayoral final, in order of their North End vote total, include Dan Conley (#3), Charlotte Golar Richie (#4), Mike Ross (#5) and Rob Consalvo (#6).
Downtown (Ward 3, Precinct 6) also supported John Connolly as the top vote getter followed by Mike Ross (#2), Dan Conley (#3), Charlotte Golar Richie (#4) and Marty Walsh (#5).
West End (Ward 3, Precinct 5) voters put Mike Ross on top of the ticket. Ross was their local District councilor before running for Mayor and was followed in the preliminary precinct vote by John Connolly, Felix Arroyo, Dan Conley, Charlotte Golar Richie and Marty Walsh.
Boston Mayoral Vote Totals with Ward 3, Precinct 1-6 Breakouts
Results are unofficial until verified by City of Boston. Thanks to Conor Finley for his help in tabulating these results.