Ayanna Pressley Got the Most Votes in JP in At-Large City Council Election

At-Large City Councilor Ayanna Pressley not only topped the ticket across all of Boston in Tuesday’s elections, but she received the most votes in Jamaica Plain, too.

Ayanna Pressley

Ayanna Pressley

Pressley netted a total of 3,571 votes from Jamaica Plain’s 20 precincts. Fellow incumbent Michelle Wu, who finished second throughout all of Boston, also came in second in JP with 3,161 votes. At-Large City Councilor-elect Annissa Essaibi-George, who came in fourth overall. came in third in JP with 2,796 votes. There was then a significant drop-off, with incumbent Michael Flaherty, who finished third overall in Boston, receiving 1,682 votes in JP. Current At-Large City Councilor Stephen Murphy netted a distant 1,136 votes in JP, and also finished fifth in the overall election, losing his seat on the council.

All of the these statistics were provided by JP Progressives and are unofficial.

In the District 4 race, which saw Andrea Campbell unseat longtime City Councilor Charle Yancey, one Jamaica Plain precinct — Ward 19 Precinct 12 — gave Campbell 271 votes to Yancey’s 59.

District 6 City Councilor Matt O’Malley was unopposed and took more than 97% of ballots cast.