The race for mayor Martin Walsh, John Connolly surge into mayoral final Match brings clash of styles ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff Mayor Thomas Menino went to his polling place to vote for someone other than himself. 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 gave a victory speech at Venezia Restaurant in Dorchester. 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. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff Photogra Mayoral candidate John Connolly, accompanied by his wife, Meg, Clare, 5, and Teddy, 4, arrived to vote at St. George Orthodox Church in West Roxbury. JohnTlumacki/Globe Staff Campaign workers were outside the Curley School in Jamaica Plain. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff Photographer Candidate Daniel Conley greeted Bill Downey outside Holy Name School in West Roxbury. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Marty Walsh, center, spoke with his friend Buddy Christopher, right. At left is his long-term friend Lorrie Higgins, outside the Rey School where Walsh voted. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Rob Consalvo and his wife, Michelle Consalvo, voted in Hyde Park. They brought their children — Amanda, 10, Anthony, 9 (hidden), and Austin, 3. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff The first voters at the Boston Firehouse on Parish Street came in from the chilly morning. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Charlotte Golar Richie got a kiss from Jerri Francis after Richie voted at the Boston Firehouse on Parish Street. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Bill Walczak voted at the Cristo Rey School in Dorchester. JohnTlumacki/globe staff Mike Ross greeted Bessie Kotsakis outside the Curley School in Jamaica Plain before she voted. JohnTlumacki Clara Elson, 2, from Jamaica Plain, held on to her Elmo doll as her mother, Stephanie, filled out a ballot at the Curley School. JohnTlumacki/Globe Staff John Barros answered his phone as he visited his campaign workers at the Mattapan campaign office. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff Mayor Thomas Menino voted at the Roosevelt School Lower Campus.