Finalists Martin Walsh and John Connolly reported total combined expenditures of more than $6 million in 2013.
The previous record of $4.1 million was set in 2009 by Menino and Michael Flaherty.
As an individual candidate, Walsh reported spending more than $3 million, breaking the previous spending record of $2.7 million also set by Menino in 2009.
Twelve candidates ran for Boston mayor before the race was narrowed to Walsh and Connolly "
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