1884 Boston mayoral election

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Boston mayoral election, 1884
← 1883 December 9, 1884[1] 1885 →
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Candidate Hugh O'Brien Augustus Pearl Martin
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 27,494 24,168
Percentage 53.22% 46.78%

Mayor before election

Augustus Pearl Martin

Elected Mayor

Hugh O'Brien

The Boston mayoral election of 1884 saw the election of Hugh O'Brien, who unseated incumbent mayor Augustus Pearl Martin.


1884 Boston mayoral election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hugh O'Brien 27,494 53.22%
Republican Augustus Pearl Martin (incumbent) 24,168 46.78%
Turnout 51,662

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  1. ^ a b "RaceID=727493". Our Campaigns. Retrieved May 11, 2019.