1975 Boston mayoral election

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Boston mayoral election, 1975

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  Boston Mayor Kevin H White (1).jpg 3x4.svg
Candidate Kevin White Joseph F. Timilty
Party Nonpartisan Nonpartisan
Popular vote 81,058 73,622
Percentage 52.40% 47.59%

Mayor before election

Kevin White

Elected Mayor

Kevin White

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, 1975.

Candidates[edit]

Candidates eliminated in preliminary[edit]

Results[edit]

Candidates Preliminary Election[1] General Election[2]
Votes % Votes %
Kevin White (incumbent) 49,248 54.45 81,058 52.40
Joseph F. Timilty 38,997 43.12 73,622 47.59
Norman Oliver 1,190 1.32
Robert Gibbons 1,002 1.11

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Annual Report of the Election Department. 1976. p. 31.
  2. ^ Annual Report of the Election Department. 1976. p. 76.

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