|Boston City Clerk|
|Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Rosaria Salerno|
|Member of the Boston City Council for District 3|
|Preceded by||James E. Byrne|
|Succeeded by||Frank Baker|
|President of the Boston City Council|
|Preceded by||Michael F. Flaherty|
|Succeeded by||Michael P. Ross|
From 1994 to 2011 she represented Dorchester on the Boston City Council. She served as City Council president from 2007 to 2008. Feeney did not run for reelection in 2011 and resigned on November 10, 2011, before her final term was complete. Her resignation allowed her to seek the position of city clerk, as state conflict of interest law required that she be out of office for a minimum of 30 days before she could be appointed.
On December 21, 2011, Feeney was named city clerk by the city council. Ten councilors voted in favor of Feeney, Charles Yancey voted for Natalie Carithers, and Tito Jackson voted present to show his displeasure with the process of choosing the new clerk. She took office the following month.
In 1996, Feeney was a candidate for state representative in the 13th Suffolk District, but dropped out of the race. In 1997, she lost the Democratic nomination for the Massachusetts Senate seat in the Suffolk and Norfolk District to Brian A. Joyce by less than 400 votes.
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Michael F. Flaherty
| President of the Boston City Council
Michael P. Ross
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