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Globe survey finds issues that split mayor race

Boston’s next mayor likely will not march in South Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade until gays and lesbians are allowed to participate, and would oppose a Walmart opening within the city limits, according to a Globe survey.

But the 12 candidates seeking to replace Thomas M. Menino are fractured over whether to lift the moratorium on independent charter schools, on how many Bostonians should be allowed to vote on a proposed East Boston casino, and whether term limits should apply to the mayor.

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