How It Unfolded: Walsh, Connolly Moving On To Mayoral Final

State Rep. Martin Walsh, from Dorchester, and City Councilor John Connolly, from West Roxbury, have emerged from the 12-candidate preliminary and will square off in November.

STORY: Walsh And Connolly Advance To Final Round In Mayoral Race

 

Photos: Walsh, Connolly Victory Speeches

State Rep. Martin Walsh addresses his supporters at his victory party. (Joe Spurr/WBUR)

State Rep. Martin Walsh addresses his supporters at his victory party. (Joe Spurr/WBUR)

City Councilor John Connolly addresses his supporters at his victory party. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

City Councilor John Connolly addresses his supporters at his victory party. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

 

The Final Tally: With 100 Percent Reporting…

1 – Walsh (18.5 percent)

2 – Connolly (17.2 percent)

– Golar Richie (13.8 percent)
– Conley (11.3 percent)
– Arroyo (8.8 percent)
– Barros (8.1 percent)
– Consalvo (7.6 percent)
– Ross (7.2 percent)
– Walczak (3.4 percent)
– Yancey (2.1 percent)
– Clemons (1.6 percent)
– Wyatt (0.3 percent)

 

Walsh: ‘It’s Only A Start’

Marty Walsh, who’s moving on to November, released the following statement:

This is a race about who we are – about values, and about whether Boston will be a city for all its people, in every neighborhood, not just some. I’m so grateful to all the people who made tonight’s result possible. Tonight’s a great start, but it’s only a start, and we have a lot more work to do over the next six weeks.
 

With 95 Percent Reporting…

The finalists are set, but the results are still coming in. Right now, it’s:

– Walsh (19 percent)

– Connolly (18 percent)

– Golar Richie (14 percent)

– Conley (11 percent)

 

AP Calls It For Connolly

The Associated Press has made it official. It’ll be Walsh vs. Connolly in November.

 

‘I Have Never Been So Glad To Be In 2nd Place’

John Connolly is addressing his supporters now. He begins: “I have never been so glad to be in second place in my life.”

 

Walsh Moving On, Per The AP

The Associated Press calls it for Marty Walsh: He will advance.

 

With 61 Percent Reporting…

- Walsh (22 percent)

– Connolly (19 percent)

– Golar Richie (13 percent)

– Conley (11 percent)

 

Daniel Conley Concedes

The Boston Globe first reported his concession.

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