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Vote Tito Jackson for District 7

Melvin B. Miller
Vote Tito Jackson for District 7
“I know Tito will keep us on the job!” (Photo: Dan Drew)

Mindful voters elect politicians who will faithfully and effectively represent their interests. Sometimes the duties of elective office are so varied and complex that it is difficult to determine who is the best one to get the job done. Like the current Republican presidential primary, the campaign can degenerate into a bad reality TV show. Fortunately, the race for the Boston City Council in District 7 is straightforward.

Tito Jackson is by far the most qualified to represent the community’s interests in the many substantial real estate projects underway. From his teenage years he assisted his father Herb Jackson, who was an unrelenting activist, to assure that community residents were employed in Boston projects. Now the Guscott project is underway that will transform Dudley Square, and the P-3 project by Ruggles and Tremont Streets will create a new commercial center for Roxbury. A number of smaller projects also will alter the landscape.

Jackson’s interests extend beyond real estate as chairman of the council’s Education Committee, he understands the importance of maintaining a school system that will produce candidates for the nation’s emerging technology-based industries. Jackson’s reelection is critical for the economic progress of greater Roxbury at this crucial time.