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No clear consensus on mayoral candidates
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Local News
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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Arroyos endorse Kim Janey’s mayoral bid
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Arroyos endorse Kim Janey’s mayoral bid
Boston Mayor Kim Janey picked up key endorsements last week from the prominent Arroyo family as well as a leading progressive state legislator, boosting her campaign to hold on to power at City Hall in a close mayoral contest.
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Janey marks 100 days in office
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Janey marks 100 days in office
Acting Boston Mayor Kim Janey celebrated the 100th day since her swearing-in ceremony last Friday at the Museum of African American History on Beacon Hill.
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Mayoral candidates rake in campaign cash
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Mayoral candidates rake in campaign cash
Acting Mayor Kim Janey led the field of the six major mayoral candidates in fundraising for May with $162,794, but remains behind Michelle Wu and Andrea Campbell in total cash raised. The two city councilors each have raised about $1.2 million.
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Candidates abound in council, mayoral races
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Candidates abound in council, mayoral races
Nothing sparks political ambitions more than an open seat. In Boston’s municipal elections this year, the departure of former Mayor Martin Walsh and those of the four city councilors who are among those vying for the open mayoral seat have generated a bumper crop of candidates.
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Mayoral candidates discuss jobs, wealth gap
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Mayoral candidates discuss jobs, wealth gap
Boston’s six mayoral candidates, speaking last Thursday at a racial justice forum sponsored by the NAACP, offered competing ideas for closing the city’s racial wealth gap and compelling developers to comply with requirements for hiring local and diverse residents for construction jobs.
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What's the deal with Janey's unusual campaign video?
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Politics
What's the deal with Janey's unusual campaign video?
With the emergence of social media in the last 20 years, the announcement video has become a staple of local and national political campaigns.
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Janey announces mayoral bid
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Politics
Janey announces mayoral bid
Acting Mayor Kim Janey announced her candidacy for mayor Tuesday morning, releasing a campaign video that depicts her journey on public transit from her Copeland Street home in Roxbury to City Hall, interspersed with clips of past mayoral candidates including Tito Jackson, Charlotte Golar Richie and Mel King.
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Boston’s electorate is ready for change
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Editorial
Boston’s electorate is ready for change
There has been some call for a mayor who is both Black and female. Who will emerge in the remaining eight months?
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Essaibi George announces mayoral bid
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Politics
Essaibi George announces mayoral bid
At-large City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George announced her candidacy for mayor last Thursday, with East Boston High School as a backdrop amid a light snowfall.
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NAACP president questions Council's legal memo
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Politics
NAACP president questions Council's legal memo
Dozens of individuals and representatives of civil rights, voter rights and other advocacy groups testified Tuesday in support of a home rule petition to skip a special election to fill the mayor’s seat soon to be vacated by Martin Walsh.
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