|Elections in Massachusetts|
This election came just two years after the prior mayoral election (1991) due to Raymond Flynn—who had been Mayor of Boston since 1984—being appointed United States Ambassador to the Holy See. Following Flynn's appointment in July 1993, Boston City Council president Menino became acting mayor.
The nonpartisan municipal preliminary election was held on September 21, 1993.
- James T. Brett, Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives since 1981, Assistant Secretary of Energy from 1980 to 1981.
- Thomas Menino, Acting Mayor of Boston since July 12, 1993, Boston City Councilor from 1984 to 1993, and Council President in 1993.
Candidates eliminated in preliminary
- Bruce Bolling, Boston City Councilor since 1982, Council President from 1986 to 1987.
- Christopher Lydon, WGBH-TV host.
- Diane Moriarty, Attorney.
- Francis Roache, Boston Police Commissioner.
- Robert Rufo, Sheriff of Suffolk County.
- Rosaria Salerno, Boston City Councilor since 1988.
|Candidates||Preliminary Election||General Election|
|Thomas Menino (incumbent)||30,060||26.89||74,448||64.45|
|James T. Brett||25,052||22.41||41,052||35.54|
- 1991–1992 Public Officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
- "Election Results". Cityofboston.gov. The City of Boston. Archived from the original on 7 September 2011. Retrieved 5 June 2011.
- Nolan, Martin F. (September 25, 1993). "Official tally reverses finish of 2 City Council hopefuls". The Boston Globe. p. 15. Retrieved March 3, 2018 – via pqarchiver.com.
- Boston Mayor Race - Nov 02, 1993 at ourcampaigns.com
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