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Parents > United States > Massachusetts > Counties > Suffolk > Boston > Mayor
OfficeMayor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 1955 - 03:00pm
Polls Open November 08, 1955 - 05:00am
Polls Close November 08, 1955 - 07:00pm
Term Start January 01, 1956 - 12:00pm
Term End January 01, 1960 - 12:00pm
Turnout 29.43% Total Population
ContributorRBH
Last ModifiedRBH May 23, 2009 04:41pm
Data SourcesChristian Science Monitor, 11/9/1955
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyNonpartisan Won11/06/1951
NameJohn B. Hynes Votes154,206 (66.88%)
Term01/01/1952 - 01/01/1956 Margin77,852 (+33.76%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
PartyNonpartisan Won11/03/1959
NameJohn F. Collins Votes114,210 (55.89%)
Term01/01/1960 - 01/01/1964 Margin24,068 (+11.78%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Sep 27, 1955 Boston Mayor - Primary John B. Hynes
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Name (I) Mayor John B. Hynes John E. Powers  
PartyNonpartisan Nonpartisan  
Uncertified Votes124,447 (52.77%) 111,394 (47.23%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -13,053 (-5.53%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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