2013 elections

Charlotte Golar Richie on TV, upcoming fundraisers for Felix Arroyo and Bill Walczak wading into the debate over a search for a new superintendent -- all that and more in an update on the mayor's race. -- Civic groups in the Allston-Brighton neighborhood... Read more
City Councillor Rob Consalvo is pressing a national education reform group, which has a Massachusetts chapter backing a rival for mayor, to stay out of the race. In a letter addressed to the chair of Democrats for Education Reform, Kevin Chavous, Consalvo... Read more
The Boston firefighters union, Local 718, endorsed state Rep. Marty Walsh’s mayoral campaign on Thursday night. The union, which is based at Florian Hall in Dorchester, is headed by Rich Paris. Other unions that endorsed Walsh earlier this week, according... Read more
State Rep. Marty Walsh, a mayoral candidate, on Thursday called on the School Committee to suspend its search for a new superintendent. Citing a Reporter story that sketches out a rough timeline for the search, Walsh released a lengthy statement in which... Read more
Sam Shusterman, who had signed on as Suffolk District Attorney Dan Conley’s mayoral campaign manager, is leaving the post. Sources unaffiliated with the Conley campaign tell the Reporter that they expect her to take a job with the state Department of... Read more
A rundown on the state of the Boston mayor's race, as another heat wave hits the city: -- Incoming! Suffolk University, working with the Boston Herald, will be releasing a poll of likely voters on the mayor’s race tonight. The numbers go up on the Herald’... Read more
City Councillor At-Large Felix G. Arroyo is going up on TV with a 30-second spot this week. The ad will run on Univision and Telemundo for an initial run of 4 weeks, according to the campaign. The introductory ad -- titled "Con Tu Ayuda Vamos a Hacer... Read more
Do you support Suffolk Downs’ proposal to be granted a license to build a resort gaming facility on its property located in East Boston? Would you contact the Greater Boston Labor Council prior to Wal-Mart seeking formal approval to locate in Boston? Do... Read more
First on the mayoral ballot (Clemons) and last on at-large ballot (Essaibi George) look at the ballot order board pic.twitter.com/ngMiWJONN6 — Gintautas Dumcius (@gintautasd) July 11, 2013 Charles Clemons was the first candidate to declare for mayor. And... Read more
District 5 Councillor Rob Consalvo, a mayoral candidate whose council district is majority-minority, sent a letter on Wednesday to U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, urging “swift passage” of an immigration reform bill. Noting that Boston has the sixth... Read more


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