Mayor’s race: High turnout not expected despite ‘important’ vote

Tom Whalen, College of General Studies

Voters in Boston will elect a new leader of the Hub for the first time in 20 years, but don’t expect a record-breaking turnout at the polls on Tuesday, political experts and election officials said…

Expert quote:

“In the past, the World Series ended a lot earlier. Now, we’re talking just a few days between the end of the World Series and parade and the mayor’s race. I think a lot of people are just tired out and can’t distinguish between the two candidates.”

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