Boston mayoral election, 2001

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The Boston mayoral election of 2001 occurred on Tuesday, November 6, 2001 between incumbent mayor Thomas Menino and City Councilor Peggy Davis-Mullen. Menino was re-elected to a third term.

The nonpartisan municipal preliminary election was held on September 25, 2001.

By finishing second, Mullen became the second woman to be a finalist for mayor in city history.


Candidates eliminated in primary[edit]


Candidates Primary Election[1] General Election[1]
Votes % Votes %
Thomas Menino 31,715 73.37 68,011 76.06
Peggy Davis-Mullen 9,958 23.04 21,393 23.93
Althea Garrison 1,552 3.59

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Election Results". The City of Boston. Retrieved 5 June 2011.