A Post-Menino Boston
Bostonians woke up today confronted with the reality of a looming post-Menino era. After November 5, the City of Boston will finally have its first new mayor in 20 years.
What will Boston be like without Menino’s omnipotent authority? And who might attempt to fill his formidable shoes?
John Connolly, councilor-at-large, who is running for mayor
Tito Jackson, city councilor
Martin Walsh, state representative
Charles Yancey, city councilor
Boston Globe “On Thursday, Menino’s popularity wedged potential candidates, many of whom attended his announcement at Faneuil Hall, into a politically awkward corner between the desire to establish early footholds of support and the potential penalties associated with appearing insufficiently reverent toward Menino.”
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