1901 Boston mayoral election

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Boston mayoral election, 1901

← 1899 December 10, 1901 1903 →
  Mayor PA Collins (1).png Thomas Norton Hart.png
Candidate Patrick Collins Thomas N. Hart
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 52,035 33,196
Percentage 60.1% 38.3%

Mayor before election

Thomas N. Hart
Republican

Elected Mayor

Patrick Collins
Democratic

The Boston mayoral election of 1901 occurred on Tuesday, December 10, 1901. Democratic candidate Patrick Collins defeated Republican candidate and incumbent Mayor of Boston Thomas N. Hart, and two other contenders.

Collins was inaugurated on Monday, January 6, 1902.[1]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Candidates General Election[4]
Votes %
D Patrick Collins 52,035 60.1%
R Thomas N. Hart (incumbent) 33,196 38.3%
S John Weaver Sherman 957 1.1%
SLP Herman W. A. Raasch 426 0.5%
all others 1 0.0%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Collins Becomes Mayor Today". The Boston Post. January 6, 1902. p. 1. Retrieved March 18, 2018 – via newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "To Run Independent". The Boston Post. November 24, 1901. p. 4. Retrieved March 18, 2018 – via newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Sherman Accepts". The Boston Post. December 6, 1901. p. 4. Retrieved March 18, 2018 – via newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Annual Report of the Board of Election Commissioners". City of Boston. 1901. p. 62. Retrieved March 18, 2018 – via archive.org.

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