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The Boston Globe


Adrian Walker

A mayoral race that won’t quit

Since entering this mayoral election as the sole challenger to the indomitable Tom Menino, John Connolly has traveled from underdog to favorite to slight underdog.

Despite that upheaval, he sounded like a man at peace as he raced between campaign stops Sunday afternoon. Earlier in the day, the parents’ brigade that supports him had rallied on his behalf at a school in Roxbury, and his search for the last few undecided voters had him heading to a Whole Foods downtown.

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