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Boston mayoral candidates, pound for pound

Weight of mayoral candidates at the beginning of 2013* vs. today. *Except when candidates started losing weight before 2013

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Felix G. Arroyo

  • 250 pounds/230

  • Age 34

  • City Councilor

  • Jamaica Plain


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John Barros

  • 210 pounds/195

  • Age 39

  • Community Leader

  • Dorchester

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Charles Clemons Jr.

  • 215 pounds (weight when announced in 2011)/213

  • Age 51

  • General Manager, TOUCH 106.1 FM

  • Dorchester

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Dan Conley

  • 185 pounds/165

  • Age 54

  • Suffolk District Attorney

  • West Roxbury

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John Connolly

  • 245 pounds (at his high point, in August 2012)/215

  • Age 39

  • City Councilor

  • West Roxbury

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Rob Consalvo

  • “You think I’m going to comment on that?”

  • Age 43

  • Politician

  • Hyde Park

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Charlotte Golar Richie

  • 150 pounds/145

  • Age 54

  • Politician

  • Dorchester

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Michael Ross

  • 185 pounds/185

  • Age 41

  • City Councilor

  • Mission Hill

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Bill Walczak

  • 169 pounds/154

  • Age 58

  • Vice president of external relations at Shawmut Design and Construction

  • Dorchester

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Marty Walsh

  • 205-210 pounds/195

  • Age 46

  • Politician

  • Dorchester

David James Wyatt

  • “I stopped weighing myself about five or 10 years ago, but my clothes all fit the same.”

  • Former teacher

  • Roxbury

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Charles Yancey

  • “I’m down to my fighting weight. It’s confidential.”

  • Age 64

  • Politician

  • Dorchester

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