Road To City Hall: 39 Candidates In Boston’s City Council Race

September 23, 2013 10:00 AM
Road To City Hall: 39 Candidates In Boston’s City Council Race

" Signs for Boston’s City Council race. (Credit: Mary Blake)

BOSTON (CBS) — As hard as it’s been for Boston’s mayoral hopefuls to generate widespread interest in the September 24th Preliminary Election, it’s been even more difficult for the 39 Boston City Council Candidates.

You visit the different neighborhoods, and whether it’s Dorchester, Back Bay, Brighton or Mission Hill, it’s hard to find people well versed in the Boston City Council race.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Mary Blake reports

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Phyllis Orner lives in Jamaica Plain.

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“I’m having a tough time deciding on my choice for mayor, the candidates are all so good,” she says.”I haven’t really followed the city council race at all.”

Boston attorney Larry DiCara served on the Boston City Council from 1971 to 1981 and ran unsuccessfully for mayor in 1983.

He blames the malaise, in part, on the summer obsession with the Whitey Bulger trial "

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