1987 Boston mayoral election

Boston mayoral election, 1987

← 1983 November 3, 1987 1991 →
  Raymond Flynn (9516895999) (1).jpg Joseph Tierney (9574746851) (1).jpg
Candidate Raymond Flynn Joseph M. Tierney
Party Nonpartisan Nonpartisan
Popular vote 63,714 30,714
Percentage 67.47% 32.52%

Mayor before election

Raymond Flynn

Elected Mayor

Raymond Flynn

The Boston mayoral election of 1987 occurred on Tuesday, November 3, 1987, between Mayor Raymond Flynn and City Council member Joseph M. Tierney. Flynn was re-elected to his second term.

The nonpartisan municipal preliminary election was held on September 22, 1987.

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Results[edit]

Candidates Preliminary Election[1] General Election[2]
Votes % Votes %
Raymond Flynn (incumbent) 42,366 70.39 63,714 67.47
Joseph M. Tierney 16,257 27.01 30,714 32.52
Joel San Juan 1,083 1.08
Richard A. Black 484 0.80

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