The Boston Mayoral/City Council Preliminary Prediction Contest!
Prove your predictive prowess and be named Boston’s preeminent political guru.
How It’s Gonna Work: You pick the order in which the 12 mayoral candidates will finish in Tuesday’s preliminary. List them in order, 1 through 12.
Also, name the eight at-large City Council candidates who will win spots on the final ballot. No order necessary.
How Scoring Works: For each mayoral candidate who finishes in the exact spot you predicted, your entry gets 5 points. For each candidate who finishes one spot off in either direction, you get 3 points. For each candidate who finishes two spots off in either direction, you get 1 point.
For each City Council candidate you correctly predict to finish in the Top 8, your entry gets 5 points.
Maximum possible points = 100. Entry with the highest point total wins.
How To Enter: Submit your entry as a comment on this post. One entry per person. Entries MUST be received by 5 p.m. EST on Monday, September 23.
The mayoral candidates:
Charlotte Golar Richie
David James Wyatt
See our Candidate Chat page for the list of City Council at-large candidates.