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South End state Rep. Jon Santiago ended his run for mayor on Tuesday, leaving five major candidates to compete for the top job inside Boston City Hall. Santiago, who first launched his campaign in February, indicated he will be backing a woman of color.... Read more
Acting Mayor Kim Janey on Saturday rallied supporters at her new Jamaica Plain campaign office in her bid to win a full four-year term as the city’s chief executive. In a squat one-story building on Centre Street, next to a cannabis shop and behind a... Read more
John Barros, a mayoral candidate and former top City Hall official, has garnered support from Dan Magoon, a Dorchester veteran who heads up a nonprofit focused on Gold Star families. Barros, who served as former Mayor Marty Walsh’s chief of economic... Read more
After the lapse of no-excuse voting by mail in Massachusetts, a Boston city councilor hopes that his petition will ramp up the pressure on Beacon Hill to ensure city voters regain that option before they head to the polls to select a new mayor. Councilor... Read more
Nine candidates for city council have launched bids to represent District 4, an area that primarily includes parts of Dorchester and Mattapan, including Codman Square, Franklin Field, Four Corners, Fields Corner and Bowdoin-Geneva. The seat also includes... Read more
With almost two months until the Sept. 14 preliminary, political newcomer Ruthzee Louijeune has one of the largest war chests among the City Council at-large hopefuls. Her fundraising has outpaced that of two incumbents who are also running for one of the... Read more
Erin Murphy, one of more than a dozen candidates seeking four at-large slots on the City Council, has picked up the endorsement of District 3 Councillor Frank Baker. Murphy, a longtime Boston Public Schools teacher, had previously garnered endorsements... Read more

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