Bostonians Want A Vote On Olympic Games Bid

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A new poll from WBUR suggests that Boston's bid to host the summer Olympics in 2024 could lead to a loud debate in the city.

While it found that a majority of Bostonians support the effort to bring the games to the city, it also found that an overwhelming majority of residents — 75 percent — want a referendum on the issue. And at this point, there are no plans for that. In fact, Mayor Mary Walsh says there will be no vote — though he has committed to a series of public hearings.


Evan Falchuk, former gubernatorial candidate and head of the United Independent Party. He tweets @efalchuk.

This article was originally published on January 20, 2015.

This segment aired on January 20, 2015.


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