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Boston mayoral election, 1951

 

Boston mayoral election, 1951

The Boston mayoral election of 1951 occurred on Tuesday, November 6, 1951 between Mayor John B. Hynes and former Mayor James Michael Curley. Hynes was elected to his second term.

The nonpartisan municipal preliminary election was held on September 25, 1951.

Candidates

Candidates eliminated in primary

Results

Candidates Primary Election[1] General Election[2]
Votes % Votes %
John B. Hynes 108,414 53.41 124,301 52.77
James Michael Curley 77,268 38.07 111,775 47.23
Joseph F. Timilty 15,890 7.83
Thomas J. O'Brien 1,406 0.69

See also

References

  1. ^ Annual Report of the Election Department. 1952. p. 44. 
  2. ^ Annual Report of the Election Department. 192. p. 136. 


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