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Marty Walsh speaking at his first press conference as Boston's Mayor-elect on Wednesday November 6. (Brionna Jimerson/WBUR)
Marty Walsh speaking at his first press conference as Boston's Mayor-elect on Wednesday November 6. (Brionna Jimerson/WBUR)

Boston Mayor-elect Marty Walsh savored victory today. Last night, voters elected him to become the city's 48th Mayor. Walsh rallied a broad coalition of liberals, minorities and union members, edging out city councilor John Connolly by less than 5,000 votes, 52 to 48 percent.

Guests

David Scharfenberg, WBUR's political reporter.

Susan Tracy, Democratic political analyst,She's also a former state Representative and now president of The Strategy Group.

John Ribeiro, chairman of the group Repeal the Casino Deal.

This segment aired on November 6, 2013.

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