Michelle Wu, a former aide to US Sen. Elizabeth Warren and the late Mayor Thomas Menino who ran a campaign pushing a fare-free MBTA and the stabilization of rental rates, won an overwhelming, tradition-shattering victory on Tuesday that will put her in... Read more
Monday before Election Day, Nov. 2
When polls close Tuesday at 8 p.m., watchers of Boston politics will have several different ways to get results for the mayoral and City Council races. Three questions are also on the ballot: An amendment to the city charter expanding the budgetary powers... Read more
Bostonians for Real Progress
With the election days away, outside groups supporting Annissa Essaibi George’s mayoral bid raked in six-figure donations as Michelle Wu, Essaibi George’s rival, sought to block one of their ads from airing on television, calling it false and defamatory.... Read more
William Gross super PAC ad
William Gross, the former Boston police commissioner backing Annissa Essaibi George’s mayoral campaign with an endorsement and his own super PAC, took to television in the days leading up to the September preliminary. Looking at the camera and wearing a... Read more
District 4 Council candidate Evandro Carvalho hosted a campaign stop at the heart of Four Corners on Wednesday morning (Oct. 20), unveiling the new endorsement of State Rep. Nika Elugardo - whose district overlaps with part of District 4. Rep. Elugardo... Read more
The super PAC chaired by former Boston police commissioner William Gross is ramping up its efforts to support mayoral contender Annissa Essaibi George while blasting her rival for the job, Michelle Wu. Details on the spending behind the new advertisements... Read more
A new WBUR-Dorchester Reporter-The Boston Foundation poll shows a majority of Boston voters think the conditions on the MBTA are generally safe. But many say there is room for improvement after a series of recent accidents. In just the past five weeks,... Read more
Jim Lyons Mass GOP
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, the state’s top Republican, on Friday took aim at state GOP chair Jim Lyons over his support for a Boston City Council at-large candidate who posted anti-Asian comments on social media. Baker said Lyons should resign from... Read more
With the Red Sox and a mayoral race dominating headlines and television sets, many Boston voters haven’t tuned into the City Council at-large contest. Forty-five percent of likely voters say they don’t know whom they will vote for on the council balloting... Read more
City Councillor At-Large Michelle Wu has a wide lead over fellow mayoral contender Annissa Essaibi George, according to a new poll of Boston voters that put Wu ahead by 30 points, with a higher favorability rating and name recognition than Essaibi George... Read more


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