Judith Flanagan Kennedy
|Judith Flanagan Kennedy|
|56th Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts|
January 4, 2010
|Preceded by||Edward J. Clancy, Jr.|
Judith Flanagan Kennedy is the 56th and current mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts. She had previously served as a member of the Lynn School Committee from 1991 to 1997 and had been a councilor-at-large from 1997 to 2009. She launched a write-in campaign for mayor after the death of candidate Patrick J. McManus. She defeated incumbent Edward J. Clancy, Jr. on November 3, 2009; 8,043 votes to 8,016. She is Lynn's first female mayor. In 2013 she was elected to a second, four-year term.
2009 Lynn Mayoral Election
|Nonpartisan||Judith Flanagan Kennedy (Write-in)||3,235||46.37|
|Nonpartisan||Edward J. Clancy, Jr.||3,024||43.34|
|Nonpartisan||David M. Rohnstock||664||9.52|
- Source: Our Campaigns
|Nonpartisan||Judith Flanagan Kennedy||8,043||49.94|
|Nonpartisan||Edward J. Clancy, Jr.||8,016||49.78|
Edward J. Clancy, Jr.
|Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts