John Connolly

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Let’s Play Amateur Pundit With the Mayoral Election TV Advertising

The Friday before the Boston mayoral election, John Connolly’s campaign advertised on Blue Bloods, a FOX network show co-starring Donnie Wahlberg. So did Democrats For […]

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John Connolly Had a Post-Election Twitter Tiff

Let this be a political axiom for the 21st century: In the hours after losing an important race, don’t check Twitter. Resist that temptation to […]

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John Connolly And Marty Walsh: Here Are Your Keys to Victory

For John Connolly: 1. Can he maximize the vote from his base? Connolly’s West Roxbury/Roslindale base is a bigger voting bloc than Walsh’s coastal-Dorchester base, but in […]

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An Outside Group’s Poll Shows John Connolly Ahead

Democrats For Education Reform (DFER), which is supporting John Connolly in Boston’s mayoral race, is sending an email to its members today informing them that […]

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John Connolly’s Better Half Gives The Campaign A Try

One thing that’s been fun in this mayoral campaign has been to see the usually withdrawn Meg Connolly spend more time in the public eye, […]

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Q&A: Marty Walsh & John Connolly

On November 5, Boston voters will head to the polls to pick a new mayor. We sat down with the two candidates they’ll choose between.

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Q&A #1: Is The Globe In The Tank For John Connolly?

Welcome to Ask Me Anything Day! Starting off with a hot potato, “Rob” asks: What’s your honest take on the mayoral coverage by the Globe? […]

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The Mayoral Candidates Like To Talk About Diversity

I was not able to attend Wednesday night’s mayoral candidates debate in Roxbury co-hosted by the Urban League, but I am assured that John Connolly […]

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The Latest Anti-John Connolly Hit Piece Is Out Now

A new mail piece hit Boston homes on Tuesday, sent from the Greater Boston Labor Council (which Marty Walsh used to work with), which does […]

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The Outside Ads Start For John Connolly

Democrats For Education Reform (DFER), which has been supportive of John Connolly throughout the mayoral campaign, has mostly laid back in deference to Connolly’s call […]

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A Good Mayoral Debate, But Marty Walsh Makes A Bad Demand

There was a really good mayoral debate Tuesday night, which I hope some voters tuned in to see. Moderators Jim Braude and Margery Eagan asked […]

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John Connolly’s Big Fundraising Haul Shouldn’t Come As A Surpise

John Connolly’s campaign is claiming to have raised $610,000 in the first half of October—a mighty haul that seems to have taken Marty Walsh’s campaign […]

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Let’s Agree to Call the First Mayoral Debate a Dress Rehearsal

This was a good idea, in hindsight, to have a dress rehearsal, warm-up, spring training debate of sorts. Neither John Connolly nor Marty Walsh has […]

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Boston Voters Think All The Candidates Are Great

I love everybody—and so do Boston voters, apparently. The new Suffolk/Herald poll finds that no more than 16 percent view any of the citywide candidates […]

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John Connolly Poll Shows Him Starting With A Lead

John Connolly’s campaign conducted a poll that shows him with a 12-point lead over Marty Walsh at the start of the six-week final race for […]