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(1993)Raymond Flynn won Boston's mayoralty in 1983 after a virtual tie in the preliminary election, as he and Mel King led a field of nine, each with approximately 29 percent of the votes. Both were neighborhood activists who ...
(Temple University Press, 1990)Kennedy was a supporter and key worker in Mel King's 1983 Boston mayoral campaign. King had projected a vision of populism that the authors describe as "transformative," in contrast to that of Ray Flynn's "redistributive ...