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1971 Boston mayoral election

The Boston mayoral election of 1971 occurred on Tuesday, November 2, 1971, between Mayor Kevin White and United States Representative Louise Day Hicks. This was the second election in a row between White and Hicks. White once again defeated Hicks ...

                                               

1975 Boston mayoral election

The Boston mayoral election of 1975 occurred on Tuesday, November 4, 1975, between Mayor Kevin White and state senator Joseph F. Timilty. White was elected to a third term. The nonpartisan municipal preliminary election was held on September 23, ...

                                               

1979 Boston mayoral election

The Boston mayoral election of 1979 occurred on Tuesday, November 6, 1979, between Mayor Kevin White and state senator Joseph F. Timilty. This was the second election in a row between White and Timilty. White once again defeated Timilty and was e ...

                                               

1983 Boston mayoral election

The Boston mayoral election of 1983 occurred on Tuesday, November 15, 1983, between City Councillor Raymond Flynn and former State Representative Mel King. Flynn was elected to his first term, and inaugurated on Monday, January 2, 1984. The nonpa ...

                                               

1987 Boston mayoral election

The Boston mayoral election of 1987 occurred on Tuesday, November 3, 1987, between Mayor Raymond Flynn and City Council member Joseph M. Tierney. Flynn was re-elected to his second term. The nonpartisan municipal preliminary election was held on ...

                                               

1991 Boston mayoral election

The Boston mayoral election of 1991 occurred on Tuesday, November 5, 1991, between Mayor Raymond Flynn and Edward J. Doherty, president of the Boston Teachers Union. Flynn was re-elected to his third term. The nonpartisan municipal preliminary el ...

                                               

1993 Boston mayoral election

The Boston mayoral election of 1993 occurred on Tuesday, November 2, 1993, between Acting Mayor Thomas Menino and State Representative James T. Brett. Menino was elected to his first term. This election came just two years after the prior mayoral ...

                                               

1997 Boston mayoral election

The Boston mayoral election of 1997 occurred on Tuesday, November 4, 1997. Incumbent Thomas Menino ran unopposed, and was re-elected to his second term; he received 71 percent of the vote. This was the first time an incumbent Mayor of Boston face ...

                                               

2001 Boston mayoral election

The Boston mayoral election of 2001 occurred on Tuesday, November 6, 2001, between incumbent mayor Thomas Menino and City Councilor Peggy Davis-Mullen. Menino was re-elected to a third term. The nonpartisan municipal preliminary election was held ...

                                               

2005 Boston mayoral election

The Boston mayoral election of 2005 occurred on Tuesday, November 8, 2005, between incumbent mayor Thomas Menino and City Councilor Maura Hennigan. Menino was re-elected to a fourth term. 36% of registered voters turned out to vote in the electio ...

                                               

2009 Boston mayoral election

The Boston mayoral election of 2009 occurred on Tuesday, November 3, 2009, between incumbent Mayor of Boston Thomas Menino, and Michael F. Flaherty, member of the Boston City Council and former Council president. Menino was re-elected to a fifth ...

                                               

2013 Boston mayoral election

The Boston mayoral election of 2013 occurred on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, between state representative Marty Walsh and city councilor John R. Connolly. Walsh was elected to his first term, and was inaugurated on Monday, January 6, 2014. 38% of r ...

                                               

2017 Boston mayoral election

The Boston mayoral election of 2017 was held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, to elect the mayor of Boston, Massachusetts. Incumbent Democratic mayor Marty J. Walsh won re-election to a second term, defeating District 7 City Councilor Tito Jackson, ...

                                               

Boston Workers Alliance

The Boston Workers Alliance of Boston, Massachusetts, is a "community organization led by unemployed and underemployed workers fighting for employment rights." Based in Bostons low-income neighborhood of Grove Hall, Roxbury, it acts as an unemplo ...

                                               

D Street Projects

The D Street projects, built in 1949 as the West Broadway Housing Development, are a housing project located in South Boston, Massachusetts. The D Street projects stretch 4 city blocks from West Broadway to West Seventh street and 3 city blocks f ...

                                               

Lenox Street Projects

Lenox Street Projects is a low-income housing project in the Lower Roxbury section of Boston, Massachusetts. The 376-unit three-story brick buildings were built in 1939 and was the first housing project in Boston that African American families we ...

                                               

Old Colony Housing Project

The Old Colony Housing Project is a 16.7-acre public housing project located in South Boston, Massachusetts. First built in 1940 as a cluster of 22 three-story brick buildings housing 873 low-income units, it is one of the Boston Housing Authorit ...

                                               

Old Harbor Housing Project

The Old Harbor Housing Project, later renamed the Mary Ellen McCormack Project, is a 27-acre housing project opposite Joe Moakley Park in South Boston, Massachusetts.

                                               

2015 Bridgeport, Connecticut mayoral election

The 2015 Bridgeport, Connecticut mayoral election was held on November 3, 2015. It saw former mayor Joseph Ganim return to the office. Ganim defeated incumbent mayor Bill Finch in the Democratic primary.

                                               

2019 Bridgeport, Connecticut mayoral election

Voter turnout in the Republican primary was roughly 14%.

                                               

1881 Buffalo mayoral election

The Buffalo mayoral election of 1881 saw the election of former Erie County Sherriff Grover Cleveland, who defeated Milton C. Beebe by what was considered a broad margin. Cleveland would not serve out his entire term as mayor, as he would be subs ...

                                               

1981 Buffalo mayoral election

The Buffalo mayoral election of 1981 took place on November 4, 1981 and resulted in incumbent mayor Jimmy Griffin winning a second term over his opponent, local politician Alfred Coppola, who ran on a minor party line.

                                               

1985 Buffalo mayoral election

The Buffalo mayoral election of 1985 took place on November 4, 1985 and resulted in incumbent mayor Jimmy Griffin losing his primary to local politician George K. Arthur but secured the Republican nomination, defeating Arthur. This marks the last ...

                                               

1989 Buffalo mayoral election

The Buffalo mayoral election of 1989 took place on November 4, 1989 and resulted in incumbent mayor Jimmy Griffin winning his last term as mayor against two other opponents.

                                               

1993 Buffalo mayoral election

The Buffalo mayoral election of 1993 took place on November 4, 1993 and resulted in local politician Anthony Masiello winning a first term as mayor after Jimmy Griffin had resigned against two other opponents.

                                               

1997 Buffalo mayoral election

The Buffalo mayoral election of 1997 took place on November 4, 1997 and resulted in incumbent mayor Anthony Masiello winning a second term over former mayor Jimmy Griffin and two other opponents.

                                               

2013 Buffalo mayoral election

The 2013 election for Mayor of Buffalo, New York took place on November 5, 2013. Two-term incumbent Mayor Byron Brown, a Democrat, faced Republican challenger Sergio Rodriguez.

                                               

2017 Buffalo mayoral election

The 2017 Buffalo mayoral race was held to elect the Mayor of Buffalo, New York. The incumbent, Byron Brown, successfully ran for re-election against City Comptroller Mark J. F. Schroeder and Erie County legislator Betty Jean Grant. A Primary took ...

                                               

2001 Charlotte mayoral election

The Charlotte mayoral election of 2001 was held on 6 November 2001 to elect a Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. It was won by Republican incumbent Pat McCrory, who defeated Democratic candidate Ella Scarborough in the general election.

                                               

2003 Charlotte mayoral election

The Charlotte mayoral election of 2003 was held on 4 November 2003 to elect a Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. It was won by Republican incumbent Pat McCrory, who defeated Democratic candidate Craig Madans in the general election.

                                               

2005 Charlotte mayoral election

The Charlotte mayoral election of 2005 was held on 8 November 2005 to elect a Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. It was won by Republican incumbent Pat McCrory, who defeated Democratic candidate Craig Madans in the general election.

                                               

2007 Charlotte mayoral election

Growth: Charlotte is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. Around 32 people move to Charlotte every day and the city has found it hard to keep up in areas such as education. Potential fallout over Charlotte Bobcats Arena: Arena ...

                                               

2009 Charlotte mayoral election

The biennial Charlotte mayoral election was held on November 3, 2009. The seat was open due to the decision by Mayor Pat McCrory, a Republican, not to seek re-election. Democrat Anthony Foxx, a member of the City Council, won the election by a sl ...

                                               

2011 Charlotte mayoral election

Only two candidates filed to run for the office: Anthony Foxx, Democratic incumbent mayor since 2009, and Republican Scott Stone, vice president of an engineering firm. Since they were the only candidates to file for their respective partys nomin ...

                                               

2013 Charlotte mayoral election

The biennial Charlotte mayoral election was held on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Primary elections were held on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. Unaffiliated voters were allowed to vote in either the Democratic or Republican primary. On July 2, 2013, A ...

                                               

2015 Charlotte mayoral election

The 2015 Charlotte mayoral election took place on November 3, 2015, to elect the Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. Mayoral elections in Charlotte are biennial, with the winner being sworn-in December. Primary elections were held on September 15 ...

                                               

2017 Charlotte mayoral election

The 2017 Charlotte mayoral election took place on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Party primary elections were held on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. Second-round primaries would have been held on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, if they had been necessary, b ...

                                               

2019 Charlotte mayoral election

The 2019 mayoral election in Charlotte, North Carolina, was held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. A primary was held on September 10, 2019. A primary runoff, if needed, would have been October 8, 2019, but one was not needed because incumbent Mayor ...

                                               

List of Chicago aldermen since 1923

The Chicago City Council assumed its modern form on April 16, 1923, with fifty wards each electing one alderman. Here is a list of the people who have served as an alderman since that time. Since its incorporation as a city in 1837 Chicago had be ...

                                               

Harry L. Sain

Harry L. Sain was an American politician who served as alderman of Chicagos 27th ward from 1933 to 1971. He was a longtime associate of ward committeeman John J. Touhy and a dominant figure in local Democratic politics, turning his ward into one ...

                                               

Aldermanic elections in Chicago

The City of Chicago has held elections to its City Council since its incorporation in 1837. Elections were held annually from 1837 through 1921, biennially from 1923 through 1933, and quadrennially starting in 1935. From 1851 through 1922 the Cou ...

                                               

1923 Chicago aldermanic election

Elections to the Chicago City Council were held on February 27, 1923. Candidates ran as nonpartisans, and in elections where no candidate received the majority of votes a runoff election was held between the top two finishers on April 3, the same ...

                                               

1929 Chicago aldermanic election

The 1929 Chicago Aldermanic elections happened on February 26, 1929, to elect the 50 aldermen of the City of Chicago. The elections were non-partisan, and in races without any candidate receiving an absolute majority of votes runoff elections wer ...

                                               

2015 Chicago aldermanic election

The 2015 Chicago aldermanic elections happened on February 24, 2015, to elect the 50 Aldermen that represent Chicago in the City Council. The elections were non-partisan and if no candidate received an absolute majority, a runoff would be held be ...

                                               

2019 Chicago aldermanic election

The 2019 Chicago aldermanic election took place in two rounds on February 26 and April 2, 2019 to elect 50 aldermen to the Chicago City Council. Each alderman represents one of Chicagos 50 wards. The elections are non-partisan and use a two-round ...

                                               

Irma Cornier

Irma Cornier is a community outreach and public event coordinator responsible for providing free access services to the predominant Latino population in Chicago for the Belmont Cragin, Hermosa, Chicago, and Humboldt Park, Chicago Communities. Vol ...

                                               

Jerry Joyce

Joyce is the son of former Chicago alderman Jeremiah E. Joyce. He is the brother of former Illinois State Representative Kevin Joyce. Joyce graduated from Marist High School in 1987. While at Marist, Joyce was a member of both the football and wr ...

                                               

City Colleges of Chicago

The City Colleges of Chicago is a system of seven community colleges and six satellite sites that provide learning opportunities for residents of the Chicago area. Programs range from two-year associate degrees to several weeks-long occupational ...

                                               

City Treasurer of Chicago

The current City Treasurer of Chicago is Democrat Melissa Conyears. Conyears was elected by Chicago citizens on April 2, 2019, and took the oath of office on May 20, 2019. She was preceded in office by Kurt Summers. Conyears was elected in the 20 ...

                                               

Mayoral elections in Chicago

Chicago has held regularly-scheduled popular elections to select the citys mayor ever since it was incorporated as a city in 1837. Chicago currently holds regularly-scheduled mayoral elections once every four years, in years prior to a presidenti ...