Boston mayoral election, 1967
occurred on Tuesday, November 7, 1967, between Boston mayoral election of 1967 Secretary of the Commonwealth Kevin White and Boston School Committee member Louise Day Hicks. White was elected to his first term, and inaugurated on Monday, January 1, 1968. 
The nonpartisan municipal preliminary election was held on Tuesday, September 26, 1967.
Hicks' victory in the preliminary election made her the first woman to be a finalist for mayor in city history.
 Candidates [ edit ] Candidates eliminated in preliminary [ edit ] Nicholas Abraham, West Roxbury businessman. Stephen Davenport, member of the Massachusetts Senate since 1965, member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1961 to 1965. Peter F. Hines, member of the Boston City Council since 1958, council president in 1963. Christopher A. Iannella, member of the Boston City Council since 1958, council president in 1962. Edward J. Logue, former Director of the Boston Redevelopment Authority. John J. McDonough, member of the Boston School Committee. Albert L. O'Neil, member of the Boston Licensing Board. John W. Sears, member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives since 1965. Dropped out [ edit ] Results [ edit ]
Candidates Preliminary Election  General Election  Votes % Votes % Kevin White 30,789 19.83 102,706 53.25 Louise Day Hicks 43,722 28.16 90,154 46.75 John W. Sears 23,924 15.41 Edward J. Logue 23,766 15.31 Christopher A. Iannella 18,343 11.82 Stephen Davenport 9,016 5.81 Nicholas Abraham 2,295 1.48 Albert L. O'Neil 1,471 0.95 Peter F. Hines 1,091 0.70 John J. McDonough 830 0.54 See also [ edit ] References [ edit ] Further reading [ edit ] Noonan, Cornelius (September 21, 1967). . "MAYOR" . p. 51 The Boston Globe . Retrieved – via pqarchiver.com. March 7, 2018 (candidate profiles) External links [ edit ]