0.6 min readBy Published On: January 6th, 2014Categories: News0 Comments

City Council President

Bill Linehan, South Boston resident and District Two city councilor has been elected president of the Boston City Council. 

During the first city council session of the year, Linehan beat Councilor At-Large Ayanna Pressley, with 8 of the council’s 13 votes.

Linehan has represented District Two over the past five terms which is made up of South Boston, Chinatown, and the South End since 2007.

After addressing the council, Linehan went on to thank them.  “You have given me this honor, and I am forever grateful. I will not let you down,” said Linehan. 

Votes for Linehan:
Bill Linehan
Frank Baker
Mark Ciommo
Michael Flaherty
Sal LaMattina
Tim McCarthy
Stephen Murphy
Michelle Wu

Votes for Pressley:
Ayanna Pressley
Tito Jackson
Matt O’Malley
Charles Yancey
Josh Zakim