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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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Pressley adds to Wu’s endorsement haul
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Local News
Pressley adds to Wu’s endorsement haul
Last Friday, news that U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley would endorse Michelle Wu underscored growing support for the at-large councilor’s bid for the mayor’s seat.
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Candidates appeal to Latino voters
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Local News
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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Janey backs Wu, Essaibi George reaches out to Black voters
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Local News
Janey backs Wu, Essaibi George reaches out to Black voters
Following the preliminary election, unions and elected officials have begun declaring their support for one of the two finalists set to face off in November. However, their impact remains unclear as campaigns set their sights on undecided Black voters.
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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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Wu, Essaibi George claim victory in mayoral preliminary
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Politics
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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Local News
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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Voters split on mayoral candidates
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Local News
Voters split on mayoral candidates
With less than two weeks until the Sept. 14 preliminary in the mayoral election, at-large City Councilor Michelle Wu appears most likely to advance to the final election with councilors Annissa Essaibi George, Andrea Campbell and acting Mayor Kim Janey locked in a tight competition for the number two spot.
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Janey, Wu vying for progressive support
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Janey, Wu vying for progressive support
Political insiders are betting on the campaigns of acting Mayor Kim Janey and At-Large City Councilor Michelle Wu, with the pair receiving the lion’s share of backing from the city’s politicians, unions and base-building groups. Last week, however, when JP Progressives was due to make an endorsement, the group’s internal deliberations ended in somewhat of a King Solomon split, with nearly half the members backing Wu and nearly half backing Janey.
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Janey announces vaccine mandate for city workers
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Janey announces vaccine mandate for city workers
Acting Mayor Kim Janey announced a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for municipal employees at a press conference Thursday.
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