Best of Boston

2019 Best Comeback Kid

Jasiel Correia

Typically when a city recalls its mayor, that’s the end of their career at City Hall—but not for Jasiel Correia, Fall River’s leader. While a majority of voters elected to send the 27-year-old politico packing after a federal indictment for allegedly defrauding investors in his startup, enough chose him as his own successor that he survived the ordeal. Even James Michael Curley didn’t pull that trick.