Roving camera 10-31-19: Why do you think it’s important to vote in the Nov. 5 City Council election?
It’s always important to vote your choice. If you don’t vote, you don’t count. — Sydney Janey, Educator/Graphic Artist, Roxbury
I’m not super-happy with things in the city including housing and climate- readiness. I think Marty Walsh is pushing for luxury housing development. I’m excited to elect people who will push back. — Cindy Lu, Artist, Jamaica Plain
We’re dealing with so much politically at the national level. We need to have some local successes we can point to. — Robert Torres, Community Benefits, Jamaica Plain
We have such exciting candidates. It’s so important to for people to feel connected to government so they can hold their representatives accountable. — Nika Elugardo, State Representative, Jamaica Plain
These are the elected officials who are closest to your issues and closest to solving them every day. They’re the most impactful people in our lives. — Russell Holmes, State Representative, Mattapan
It’s a game changer. This year, we have the opportunity to elect the most progressive, most diverse council in Boston’s history. — Kim Janey, City Councilor, Roxbury