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Few Front Runners Emerge, But Boston Mayoral Race Still Tight07:07
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Boston mayoral candidate John Connolly in a screenshot from a campaign video. (YouTube)
Boston mayoral candidate John Connolly in a screenshot from a campaign video. (YouTube)

The field of 12 candidates vying to become the next mayor of Boston will be narrowed down to two on Tuesday and a new WBUR poll shows a tight race. It's one of three polls out this week, which show similar results.

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David Scharfenberg, WBUR reporter.

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WBUR/MassINC Poll The poll suggests Connolly’s focus on the Boston Public Schools has paid dividends.

Boston Herald/Suffolk University Poll The race is so tight that the top two spots could be decided by just a few hundred votes.

Boston Globe/University of New Hampshire Poll The poll shows a field so tightly bunched and volatile that as many as nine candidates have a plausible shot at the final.

This segment aired on September 19, 2013.

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