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Mayoral rivals hotly contest their common ground

In Tuesday’s mayoral election, Robert Consalvo is relying on turning out his high-voting base in Hyde Park, the neighborhood he has represented as a district city councilor for 11 years. But he is not the only contender staking a claim to the turf.

Daniel F. Conley, now Suffolk district attorney and a mayoral candidate, used to represent the neighborhood on the city council. Two other candidates for mayor — Felix G. Arroyo and John R. Connolly — are city councilors who represent all the city’s neighborhoods. Arroyo grew up in Hyde Park, too.

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