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Boston mayoral election, 1993

The Boston mayoral election of 1993 occurred on Tuesday, November 2, 1993 between Acting Mayor Thomas Menino and State Representative James Brett. Menino was elected to his first term.

The nonpartisan municipal preliminary election was held on September 21, 1993.


  • Candidates 1
    • Candidates eliminated in primary 1.1
  • Results 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4


  • James Brett, Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives since 1981, Assistant Secretary of Energy from 1980 to 1981.[1]
  • Thomas Menino, Acting Mayor of Boston since July 12, 1993, Boston City Councilor from 1984 to 1993, and Council President in 1993.

Candidates eliminated in primary


Candidates Primary Election[2] General Election[2]
Votes % Votes %
Thomas Menino 30,060 26.89 74,448 64.45
James Brett 25,052 22.41 41,052 35.54
Robert Rufo 22,517 20.14
Rosaria Salerno 19,605 17.54
Bruce Bolling 6,564 5.87
Christopher Lydon 3,630 3.25
Francis Roache 3,362 3.01
Diane Moriarty 991 0.89

See also


  1. ^ 1991–1992 Public Officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 
  2. ^ a b "Election Results". The City of Boston. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 

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