November 4, 2009 |
The three usual suspects visited the election returns in numerous commonwealth spots, as well Maine. Lynne gave us great truth and dirt on Lowell, which went for considerable reform in council, school board and other races. Ryan did the same for Lynn’s mayoral race — the town not Lynne the podcaster.
We bemoaned the repeal-before-implementation of same-sex marriage in Maine. We hit briefly on new diversity in Newton and Lawrence. We spent a fair time on the non-changes in Boston. There voters turned down reform candidates.
Among our podcast guests, they re-elected Mayor Tom Menino, while rejecting challenger Michael Flaherty. They picked at-large council candidate Ayanna Pressley and not competitor Andrew Kenneally. (Click on any of those links to hear the candidate’s podcast.)