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What’s ahead for Boston politics in 2022?
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What’s ahead for Boston politics in 2022?
The year 2021 brought significant turnover to Boston City Hall. After an historic campaign season, three mayors and a low-turnout election, Boston is now on the brink of a few major political changes.
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Essaibi George meets with teens at Sociedad
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Essaibi George meets with teens at Sociedad
Mayoral candidate and at-large City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George described elements of her proposed education policy at a forum Monday afternoon hosted by Sociedad Latina, a nonprofit that works with Latino youth in Boston.
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Police funding becomes a wedge issue in campaigns
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Police funding becomes a wedge issue in campaigns
With polls showing Michelle Wu more than 30 points ahead of Annissa Essaibi George, the mayoral race heated up Monday with the super PAC Bostonians for Real Progress dropping an advertisement blasting Wu for allegedly advocating for defunding the Boston police.
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Essaibi George gets majority of cop donations
As candidates approach the finish line, financial support from police officers has been far higher on behalf of at-large City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George.
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Essaibi George details plans for boosting equity
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Essaibi George details plans for boosting equity
Boston mayoral candidate Annissa Essaibi George, scrambling to shore up support in communities of color, released a sweeping equity plan last week highlighted by a $100 million investment in Black neighborhoods to boost economic and social development.
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Activist groups endorse Wu
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Activist groups endorse Wu
Three social justice organizations active in Boston’s Black, Latino and Asian communities gathered Sunday for a joint endorsement of at-large City Councilor Michelle Wu’s candidacy for mayor.
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Candidates appeal to Latino voters
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Candidates appeal to Latino voters
Making up just over 15% of the electorate Latino voters could be a major influence in deciding who sits in the mayor’s office next. At the same time, low turnout and diverse political leanings across the community could prove a challenge to campaigns in coming weeks.
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The Black vote counts only if Blacks vote
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Editorial
The Black vote counts only if Blacks vote
It is very important for Blacks to vote. Just show up and vote present so that whoever wins is reminded that there is a substantial voting bloc ready to be unleashed in support of the right candidate — despite race.
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No clear consensus on mayoral candidates
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No clear consensus on mayoral candidates
With at-large City Councilors Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu the two finalists in the race for the mayor’s seat, activists and elected officials in the city’s Black, Latino and Asian communities are facing tough decisions on whom and whether to endorse for the Nov. 2 election.
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Wu, Essaibi George claim victory in mayoral preliminary
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Wu, Essaibi George claim victory in mayoral preliminary
Boston City Councilor and mayoral hopeful Michelle Wu entered the crowded patio at Distraction Brewing Co. in her home neighborhood of Roslindale, to raucous cheers and applause, followed by a resounding chant of “Wu, Wu, Wu…”
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Here's where mayoral candidates will spend Tuesday evening
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Here's where mayoral candidates will spend Tuesday evening
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Polls show Wu in lead for mayor
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Polls show Wu in lead for mayor
In the latest public polls on Boston’s mayoral race, at-large City Councilor Michelle Wu was far ahead of the pack, with a MassINC poll showing her with 30% of the vote, followed by acting Mayor Kim Janey with 15%, at-large Councilor Annissa Essaibi George with 13% and District 4 Councilor Andrea Campbell, 11%. Former chief of economic development John Barros polled at 4%.
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