Boston mayoral election, 1951

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The Boston mayoral election of 1951 occurred on Tuesday, November 6, 1951 between Mayor John B. Hynes and former Mayor James Michael Curley. Hynes was elected to his second term.

The nonpartisan municipal preliminary election was held on September 25, 1951.

Candidates[edit]

Candidates eliminated in primary[edit]

Results[edit]

Candidates Primary Election[1] General Election[2]
Votes % Votes %
John B. Hynes 108,414 53.41 124,301 52.77
James Michael Curley 77,268 38.07 111,775 47.23
Joseph F. Timilty 15,890 7.83
Thomas J. O'Brien 1,406 0.69

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