Chris Lovett runs the numbers on yesterday's preliminary city-council election in District 2. He notes that the candidate who got the most votes in South Boston (Ed Flynn) won't be in the May final, while Bill Linehan, who will be, was the winner in Chinatown's largest precinct. Linehan will face off against the South End's Susan Passoni. Whoever wins will have to run again...Read more
I live in Rob Consalvo's city-council district. Seems like a nice enough guy, certainly no John Tobin or Chuck Turner on the big name/charisma scale, but if you call his office (or even just see him on the street somewhere) and ask for some help, his office will try to help you.
John Daley compares the Web sites for people running for Jimmy Kelly's old city-council seat:
Some of the websites for City Council candidates running for Jimmy Kelly's seat were obviously designed by friends using Yahoo! or Sitebuilder. (In one case the CSS file links directly into the site for a certain basketball coach.) Others were assembled by pros.
The good news is that they...Read more
Third Decade gets spammed for money for some guy named Eric Georgi, who is running for an at-large city council seat in the 2007 elections. He'd never heard of Georgi, so he takes the spam's advice and heads to Georgi's campaign site, which he finds is basically an empty shell:
... The site is terrible. There are hardly any photos, nothing about the...Read more
Two years before he runs for re-election (and possibly four years before he runs for mayor), Felix Arroyo quietly let the world know on Friday that a) He's contesting some back auto-excise taxes, b) he owes $25 for a missed 1997 property-tax payment and c) he no longer drives a car:
I also have an unfavorable driving record (I assure you that this does...Read more