The Race for Mayor Early voter turnout appears light in preliminary election ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Jim Davis/Globe Staff and Jessica Rinaldi for the Boston Globe State Representative Martin J. Walsh (left) will face off against City Councilor John R. Connolly in November. Jessica Rinaldi For The Boston Globe John Connolly appeared at his election night rally with his wife, Meg, and newborn daughter Mary Kate. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Martin Walsh supporters cheered when word of the returns came in at the Venezia Restaurant in Dorchester. Jim Davis/Globe Staff A man wearing a Martin Walsh t-shirt celebrated with other supporters. jessica rinaldi for the boston globe John Connolly supporters Deanna Palmini, Ken Tutunji, and Paul Duffy watched returns. Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe Daniel Conley conceded the race. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff John Barros took time out to talk to his campaign workers at his Mattapan campaign office. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Mayoral candidate Michael Ross greeted a voter outside the Curley School in Jamaica Plain. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Mayoral candidate Charlotte Golar Richie (left) got a kiss outside a Boston firehouse.. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff Mayor Thomas Menino cast his vote at the Roosevelt School in Hyde Park. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Mayoral candidate Rob Consalvo was handed an "I Voted" sticker after voting in Hyde Park with his family. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Felix Arroyo campaigned at the Forest Hills T station.