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Year in review: Boston saw profound political changes in 2021
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Year in review: Boston saw profound political changes in 2021
In the year 2021, as was the case in 2020, news around the globe was dominated by a microscopic virus that has brought the world to its knees. Yet 2021 in Boston also was a year of historic political firsts — with four women running for mayor and a new crop of Black, Latino and Asian politicians who have redrawn the political landscape in the city.
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Boston must stand up for voting rights
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Boston must stand up for voting rights
Boston — and Massachusetts generally — must show that it unilaterally opposes these blatantly racist actions. District 5 City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo has embraced this effort, introducing two proposals to dramatically reform Boston’s municipal elections. These include same-day voter registration and expanded early voting options.
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