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What's your final pitch for mayor?

Posted by Alex Pearlman  November 4, 2013 09:25 AM

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Last weekend, while the Red Sox were parading and carved pumpkins were biodegrading, Boston's fierce partisans made their last, best pitches for tomorrow's mayoral elections. Some local entrepreneurs took to Facebook to endorse John Connolly. Some Red Sox fans and teammates pitched Marty Walsh, in the midst of the rolling rally.

What's been in your eyesight and your news feed? On Twitter and in the comments, tell us the what you've heard and make your own 11th hour argument for who should be Boston's next mayor. Then tune in live tomorrow night on Boston.com as we offer returns and analysis, Boston.comment style.


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Charlotte Golar Richie, who came in third in the mayoral primary election, stumped for Walsh in Dorchester


Greg Selkoe (right of Connolly in pink t-shirt), wrote "JOHN CONNOLLY FOR MAYOR OF BOSTON VOTE this TUESDAY NOVEMBER 5th!!!! VOTE for A NEW BOSTON not for the OLD!" and linked to his endorsement article on Bostinno.com.

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There's an undercurrent of Walsh support in Connolly territory


Ken Casey of the Dropkick Murphys gave voice to the World Series trophy, creating this short video during the Red Sox parade.


Mike Napoli apparently agreed.

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Matt Lauzon, now about to launch a second company, said, "if you live in Boston & care about the future of our city you will vote on Tuesday. i hope you'll join me in voting for @johnrconnolly," and used the candidate's Twitter handle.

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Market insights guru and consumer trends maven Diane Hessan posted an extensive explanation of her reasons for supporting Connolly. To read her entire post (if you can't see the screenshot clearly here), check her Facebook page.

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