John Connolly

They couldn’t all fit inside the small Washington Street campaign office. So the group of a dozen or so black clergy and community members stepped outside and crowded around City Councillor At-Large John Connolly to announce their endorsement of him in... Read more
Team of Rivals: John Barros, left, and City Councillor Felix Arroyo, right, endorsed State Rep. Marty Walsh’s candidacy for mayor of Boston during a press conference in Egleston Square on Tuesday morning. Photo by Paul Marotta State Rep. Marty Walsh this... Read more
39 days to Nov. 5. The first issue the finalists have decided to spar over became clear yesterday: The Boston version of the People’s Pledge, an attempt to limit the influence of outside groups that was first proposed by Republican Scott Brown and... Read more
41 days to the Nov. 5 final. State Rep. Marty Walsh and City Councillor At-Large John Connolly start a sprint to the finish on Wednesday after receiving the most votes out of a field of 12. Both have their day jobs to attend to: On Beacon Hill, the state... Read more
Decision Day: State Rep. Marty Walsh greeted a voter outside of the Cristo Rey School on Savin Hill Ave. this morning. Photo by Bill Forry Dorchester state Rep. Marty Walsh planned to greet voters outside McKenna’s Café, down the street from his Tuttle... Read more
Today is Election Day. The 12-person field will be winnowed to two finalists who will face off on Nov. 5. The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Candidates’ schedules, and a flashback to what newspapers were saying the morning of a preliminary 20 years... Read more
Seven of the twelve candidates running for mayor stepped off the campaign trail on Friday and spent several hours inside City Hall at a hearing on the Suffolk Downs casino proposal. Two questions stemming from the proposal have lead to some of the... Read more
New poll results show 64 percent of likely Boston voters want a citywide referendum on whether to allow a casino at Suffolk Downs in East Boston, and voters deadlocked over allowing the city casino. The Suffolk University/Boston Herald poll results were... Read more
7 days to the Sept. 24 preliminary. GLOBE ENDORSES BARROS AND CONNOLLY: The Globe this morning endorsed community activist John Barros and City Councillor At-Large John Connolly: "Out of a strong field, Barros and Connolly are the two who should emerge... Read more
9 days to the Sept. 24 preliminary. GLOBE POLL: City Councillor At-Large John Connolly holds a slight edge in the Globe poll posted on Saturday night. The poll says just 25 percent of voters have made a decision in the first open mayoral race in 30 years... Read more


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