Mayor Marty Walsh

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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 […]

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Marty Walsh Takes Up A Battle On The Wrong Turf

One of my rules of thumb for campaign analysis is that whoever’s turf the battle is being fought on is probably the one getting the advantage. […]

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Connolly or Walsh: Who Is The Bigger People’s Pledge Hypocrite?

The people of Boston surely have many weighty things to consider in choosing their next mayor, but none more consequential than independent campaign expenditures. No, […]

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Is Marty Walsh Too Much of a Union Guy?

One of the big topics of the Boston mayoral race has been whether state representative Marty Walsh is too much of a union guy to […]

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In July, Marty Walsh Said He Would Sign Pledge If Others Did

This past Wednesday, as the battle over the so-called “People’s Pledge” or “Boston Pledge” against independent expenditures came to a boil in the mayoral campaign, […]

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Mayoral Forums Are Boring, But They Don’t Have To Be

Wednesday was a big day for Boston’s fledgling mayor’s race: In the morning, there was an eight-candidate forum at the Boston Society of Architects and, […]

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Marty Walsh Drops The Race Angle

Yesterday I hit mayoral candidate Marty Walsh for claiming that signature requirements disproportionately prevent “candidates of color” from ballot access. Today, Walsh is pushing forward with the […]