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Presidential Primary Results: Joe Biden Wins Boston and Massachusetts

Massachusetts voters took to the polls along with thirteen other states to cast their ballots in the Presidential Primary on March 3rd, also known as Super Tuesday. In Boston’s Democratic Primary, Former Vice President Joe Biden narrowly came out on top with 30.11% of the vote (43,210 ballots), beating out candidate Bernie Sanders who had Read More…

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Municipal Election Results: Recount Called for Fourth At-Large City Councilor Position

The 2019 City of Boston Municipal Election took place on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 to elect councilors for each of the nine districts and four citywide At-Large councilors. The votes are in and the fourth at-large seat is separated by only 10 votes. The three elected at-large councilors are Michelle Wu (41,616 votes; 20.71%), Annissa Read More…

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How the North End “Got it Right”: 2014 Election Results

Bellwether communities often mirror election results and are frequently used by political pollsters to help predict election outcomes. In the 2014 Massachusetts general election, the North End voted almost 100% in sync with the statewide outcomes. Let’s take a closer look at how the North End neighborhood voted in Tuesday’s election which made Charlie Baker the 72nd Governor of the Read More…

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North End Mirrors Massachusetts Voters; Charlie Baker Projected Winner for Governor

The votes are in throughout Massachusetts and come January 2015, Charlie Baker looks to be sworn in as the 72nd Governor of the Commonwealth. With the race coming down to the wire, Republican Charlie Baker won with 48% of the vote, defeating Democrat Martha Coakley by a narrow margin. The word “recount” was thrown around but numbers early on Read More…

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Marty Walsh Is Boston’s Next Mayor; Sal LaMattina Re-Elected as District 1 City Councilor

The results are in: Marty Walsh was elected on Tuesday to be the next Boston Mayor in a 52%-48% victory over John Connolly.  On the City Council, incumbent Sal LaMattina handily topped the ticket in District 1 with 71% of the vote against challenger Brian Gannon. In District 2, Bill Linehan was also re-elected with Read More…