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Three polls released in three days, with strikingly similar results, suggest that we have a pretty good snapshot of where the Boston mayoral race stands.John Connolly a right of centre has a lead with his financial resources and strong field organization. Charlotte Golar Richie, a former city housing chief, who is an African American and the only woman in the race, has been rising in the polls.
The muddy, dusty, cacophonous Boston municipal preliminary will be over for this show. A dozen in for the vacant Mayor spot, 19 for the four at-large City Council ones, and numerous for various disrrict Councilors. This has been a big deal in a messy season.
Listen in as we recap the results. We'll also extrapoolate onto the action leading up to the final. Heck, we may even endorse.
The Gang discusses the ouster of Caesars Entertainment from the casino proposal at Suffolk Downs outside of Boston, gets an update from the World Regulatory Briefing USA in Philadelphia from Vin Narayanan, and discusses the recent Twitter kerfuffle between Doyle Brunson, Daniel Negreanu and Tom McEvoy regarding the Poker Hall of Fame.
Larry DiCara joins us to talk the Boston mayoral race, the first transition in two decades. He's a long-term city councilor, candidate for mayor himself, powerful attorney, and keen observer of the city scene. His most recent book is Turmoil and and Transition, about the era of Boston busing.
We have a dozen on the ballot for the 9/24 preliminary, winnowing to a final pair for the first week of November; That's hot stuff her after 20 years of Tom Menino.
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