Somerville Pride-Who Was Your Favorite Somerville Mayor?

By William Tauro

The Somerville News Weekly thought that this Facebook story might be of interest, especially to the newer residents in Somerville.

On Wednesday November 29th Michael Walsh, added to Facebook , Somerville Pride

“Who was the best Mayor of Somerville that you remember”

We found that 197 Facebook readers voted their choice and several others just made comments, one voted for the same person over 10 times so we only counted just one of his votes.

When a person voted for multiple Mayors, we gave each Mayor a vote

Some of the Former Mayors mentioned have now passed away but are still remembered by some.

The following are those Mayors who received votes in the order of the most to the least.

GENE BRUNE 105 VOTES

MIKE CAPUANO . 45

LESTER RALPH 22

TOM AUGUST 6

LARRY BRETTA 4

G.EDWARD BRADLEY 4

HAROLD PALMER 3

JACK HAVICAN 3

BILL DONOVAN 2

JIM BRENNAN 1

HAROLD WELLS 1

JOE CURTATONE 1

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