Final (if still unofficial) city and districtwide results. The city has yet to release ward-by-ward numbers, but NorthEndWaterfront.com tallied them for the North End, Beacon Hill and downtown.
Jim O'Sullivan ponders the race geographically, since it pits two guys who don't live anywhere near the geographic center of the city. He notes that while Walsh beat Connolly bigtime in Dorchester, Connolly won almost as impressively in the rest of the city.
The Herald, being the Herald, casts the race as a cage death match and expresses its hope for some bloody class warfare, noting that Walsh is "scrappy," while Connolly is "Harvard educated."
The New York Times wades in, provides its obligatory reference to busing in the 1970s.
So Dan Conley won't be our next mayor, but he could be on the next Dancing with the Stars.
Ayanna Pressley topped the at-large ballot, which means she automatically gets onto the list of potential mayoral candidates in 2017.
James Aloisi looks at the mayoral election of 1913/1914, which gave us James Michael Curley.