Political Headlines - September 25, 2013

  • Face of change looks familiar: A younger generation prevailed in Tuesday's preliminary election, but it will be up to Martin Walsh and John Connolly to prove they stand for something new and different.  Joan Vennochi reports. 


  • Voters will expect a contest of ideas: The mayoral election won't be an old-fashioned Boston neighborhood race but instead will be a campaign of ideas, causes, and constituencies spread across the city. Scot Lehigh details the election. 


  • Top tier emerges in at-large council race: Two incumbents, Ayanna Pressley and Stephen Murphy, led an enormous field of 19 candidates seeking four citywide seats on the Boston City Council.  Mark Arsenault details the council race.